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

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Green card awarded

This is my way to express my sincere gratitude to the Team of GreenCardforPhD.

The Team provided me with all the support I needed from the start to completion of the application.

I had only four strong references: three from previous PhD instructors/mentors, and one from a Professor of The Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. The latter cited one of the journal articles I authored. My strength pertained to the fact that my PhD research was on behalf of NASA. It resolved a long-standing (more than 30 years) and very controversial issue.

I made sure I fulfill the minimum requirements,… Continue reading

Bank statement of a sponsor in EB1A



Is Bank statement of the sponsor required for I-485 filing under EB1.? My Wife has got I-140 approved and she was in H4 using your packet.



First, congratulations on the I-140 approval. 


We are not really sure we understand your question. See if the answer below is helpful. The primary applicant would include a bank statement for the derivative applicants to show that there are sufficient financial resources to support any dependents. It is not absolutely necessary and if the officer feels you need to submit one, they will ask for the document via RFE.… Continue reading

NIW success

I have got the DIY package from the GC PhD team about a year and a half ago. It was very straightforward to follow the directions. The hardest part was to organize all the evidences. This is the part of the work that only you can do. It takes a huge amount of time. But with the package it was wayyyyy easier. I submitted my i140 application on November 24th 2014 and got approved it on August 10th 2015. Now I am applying for adjustment of status. I would like to thank the GC for PhD for such a great…