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Vehicle Safety Engineer

I purchased this DIY packet last year Oct for filing under EB1, But I really didn’t use it till now as I was still waiting for dates to move under current EB2 filing.

Now Finally I am planning to use this and file under EB1. Is there any significant change in filing process, application forms or this DIY packet since I bought it last year?

Thank You

Vishal Gupta

Eligibility for EB1-a

Dear Readers,

I seek your expert opinion on my credentials, on whether you feel they have a chance of satisfying EB1-A. I am an Indian and kind of tired at this point.

1. Graduated with a Doctorate in  2013

2. Authored 3 papers in the highest journals  in my field, SAE and ASME. My papers have a total of 6 citations from 2013 till now. Citations are very limited in my field of diesel engine development.

3. I have reviewed 5 papers for ASME and 3 for Hindawi, they have an acknowledgement about me on their website.

4. SAE produces… Continue reading

EB1A filing while Unemployed

I received PhD from US university. 

Have total 6 publications, 10 conference presentations, 155 citations. Judged approx 45 papers. I was a postdoctoral fellow, and unemployed for 1 year because of H1B visa issues. Currently I am on O3 visa in US. I have 2 manuscripts under review. I want to do self petition.

I know job offer is not required to file under EB1A category, but can someone tell me how strong is my case?

I was told to save any correspondences with potential or interested employers and provide a sworn statement regarding my plan to work in the… Continue reading