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

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Do I need to have reached the highest position in my career to be eligible to apply in EB1A category?


I am currently getting ready for an NIW application because my attorney said that I won’t be able to apply for EB-1A as a postdoc. For EB1A, they told me that they need to substantiate that I reached the highest profession in my career. Is this 100% true? In your site, I did not see anything like that. Otherwise I have 5 first author publications, about 25 citations and 3 review invitations. Will this qualify me for EB1A? If I qualify, I want to do it by myself in EB1A.


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