Blog for Postdocs / Phds, National Interest Waiver, Extraordinary Ability

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Green Card for a Ph.D in Computer Science (a South Korean national)


I’m an incoming Ph.D student in Computer Science at New York University (starting Fall 2017), and was wondering how I might go about applying for a US Green Card as a Ph.D student, say in 2-3 years from now. I already have 1 publication at a top-tier journal, and completed/will complete internships at Google & Facebook. I’m willing to pay for a consultation fee if required. Many thanks in advance!


Vehicle Safety Integration

I am filing I-140 in EB1A. Earlier my employer had filed I-140 under EB2 and I have approved I-140 with priority date of Nov 2010.

Now while filling I-140 form, in Part  4, question 6 – Has any immigration Visa Petition filed by or for this person? Should I say yes and if Yes then what kind of additional document I need to submit?

Premium processing issues at Nebraska Service Center


I am almost ready to file my I-140 application for EB-1A. However, I am faced with a dilemma whether to go for premium processing or not. Is it true or have you heard of a recent trend that with PP, cases are much more likely to receive an RFE/NOID, specifically at the Nebraska Service Center?