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

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Applying for a Green Card while a phd student


I am currently a PHD student in USĀ  in F-1 status from Nepal and I am currently in my 4th year of my PHD. I am looking into the possibility of filing for NIW EB-2. Here is my background, I completed my undergraduate from US in physics and minor in mathematics, then I joined PHD in theoretical physics.


Here is some summary of my work:
As a Undergraduate, I have 4 conference paper, 3 book chapters and 1 published paper as a co-author. I presented at 10 conferences during this time.

As a PHD student, I have 7… Continue reading

NIW EB2 greencard application


I have Phd in atmospheric science. I am doing my PostDoc.

I have 4 papers published ( 1 first author and 3 co-author).

I have 10 citations .

I am from Ethiopian. Do you think I have a chance to apply for NIW EB2 green card

Best regards



Thanks for useful information and helping others…I have question regarding my scenario and wanted to share my situation if I will be able to apply successfully in EB2 NIW category.I am on H1B here with family. My wife is a PHD in Electronics (Researched in Semiconductors) from Delhi University, India. She has 2 papers published in international journals. And few conferences…She is presently on H4B (Dependent) visa here. Earlier she was teaching in Delhi University and presently in USA as a house wife.
My question is that
1) Is safe/good for us to apply for her in EB2 NIW… Continue reading