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

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PhD with CPT

Hi there!

I am enrolling in a school that offers international students with full time CPT to work for 3 years and study simultaneously. Will I get OPT and will I be eligible under any of the three categories that EB1 have?

Self petition for Ph. D in Chemistry

I completed my Ph.D. in Chemistry from India.  I have five publication in that four are international publications.  I gave six presentations including poster and oral.  I have two years teaching experience.

Which category is good for my profile.


Postdoctoral Fellow


I just came across this amazing informative website. Thank you so much for the advice and help.

I am a postdoctoral fellow currently (only 3 months in) and I am in my OPT (STEM). My F1 visa has expired and my current employer, a pharma company, offered to sponsor for green card. They didn’t tell me the category or much details yet, so I am wondering how much time would the process take. I want to go to my home country, Sri Lanka, in April 2018, and I have heard that it is very risky to apply F-1 visa… Continue reading