NIW Sample Cases


NIW-474: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical engineer and scientist (very-large-scale integration, Central Processing Unit circuits ) working at a world-leading high-tech company. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published 13 journal and conference research articles. These publications were cited a total of 27 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 10 months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-473: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, drug development) working at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in France and published three journal research articles. These publications were cited a total of 20 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 10 months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-472: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell biology, immunology) working at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Mexico and published ten journal research articles. These publications were cited over 270 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 9 months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-471: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (plant disease diagnosis, molecular biology) working at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published two journal research articles. These publications were cited zero (0) times by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 20 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-470: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell biology, neuroscience, Alzheimer's disease) working at a US medical school and research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published nine journal research articles. These publications were cited over 110 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 12 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-469: The petitioner/beneficiary was a tenure-track Assistant Professor and educational scholar (education issues for immigrants and minorities) working at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published three journal articles and three book chapters. These publications were cited a total of 6 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 8 months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-468: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell biology, metabolic diseases) working at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Brazil and published 24 journal research articles. These publications were cited over 400 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 12 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-467: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (medicinal chemistry, drug development) working at a US research institute. He received his Ph.D. in China and published six journal research articles. These publications were cited 39 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 12 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-466: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (neuroscience, vocal recognition) working at a US research institute. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published nine journal research articles. These publications were cited over 150 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-465: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering) working at a US private university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published six journal research articles. These publications were cited 82 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 12 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-464: The petitioner/beneficiary was a statistician (clinical data analysis) working at a US research hospital. She received her M.S. in the United States and published 14 journal research articles. These publications were cited 120 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 12 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-463: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (computational chemistry, molecule modeling, bioinformatics) working at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in Turkey and published eight journal research articles. These publications were cited over 85 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 14 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-462: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (medicinal chemistry) at a US research institute. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published six journal research articles. These publications were cited over 180 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved nine months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-461: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mechanical scientist (biomechanics; kinesiology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published six journal research articles. These publications were cited 10 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 11 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-460: The petitioner/beneficiary was a tenure-track assistant professor (civil engineering) at a university. He earned his Ph.D. in the United States and published seven journal research articles. These publications were cited 20 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 10 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-459: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (pharmacology; COVID-19) and worked at a US public university. She earned her Ph.D. in Brazil and published eight journal research articles. These publications were cited over 70 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 12 months later (NSC; after RFE).

NIW-458: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (molecular biology, biomedicine, clinical research) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Spain and published three journal research articles. These publications were cited over 40 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-457: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (molecule genetics, RNA biology) and worked at a US medical school. She earned her Ph.D. in Canada and published five journal research articles. These publications were cited over 220 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-456: The petitioner/beneficiary was a Ph.D. graduate student (electrical engineering) at a US university. Before that, the petitioner worked for over 20 years at a major global semiconductor company. He received his M.S. in South Korea. The petitioner published 15 conference research articles and filed 19 patent applications. These publications were cited over 300 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved seven months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-455: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (developmental biology, cell biology, kidney disease) and worked at a US medical center. He received his Ph.D. in China and published five journal research articles. These publications were cited about 100 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 11 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-454: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (molecular and systems biology) and worked at a biotechnology company. She earned her Ph.D. in the United States and published three journal research articles. These publications were cited over 40 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 11 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-453: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist and engineer (nanoscience, nanotechnology, 2D materials) and worked at a US university. He earned his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 37 journal research articles. These publications were cited over 900 times. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 14 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-452: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (pancreatitis) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in Hungary and published 12 journal research articles. These publications were cited over 90 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-451: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (muscle biology, metabolism, ageing) and worked at a US university. She earned her Ph.D. in Italy and published seven journal research articles. These publications were cited over 100 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-450: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (microbiology, cancer biology, immunology) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in China and published 11 journal research articles. These publications were cited over 100 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-449: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (HIV, Virology, Cell Biology) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in France and published 11 journal research articles. These publications were cited over 400 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-448: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience, speech recognition) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in Canada and published over 20 journal research articles. These publications were cited about 1300 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-447: The petitioner/beneficiary was a Ph.D. graduate student (computer science) at a US university. He received his M.S. in South Koreas and published seven journal and conference research articles. These publications were cited about 50 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-446: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical engineer and scientist (electrical engineering) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in South Koreas and published about 80 journal research articles. These publications were cited about 2000 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-445: The petitioner/beneficiary was a pharmaceutical scientist (pharmacology, clinical trials) and worked at a major pharmaceutical company. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published about seven journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-444: The petitioner/beneficiary was an educational scientist (education psychology, language teaching) and worked at a US military college. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-443: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (RNA biology, protein interactions, HIV) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in China and published seven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-442: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (nitrate transporters, environmental stress) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and published 11 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-441: The petitioner/beneficiary was a geological scientist (reservoirs, geology, CO2 emissions, sustainable agriculture) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 14 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved ten months later (NSC; after RFE).

NIW-440: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (plant science, genomics, genetics) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in China and published two journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 16 months later (TSC; after RFE).

NIW-439: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (landscaping grass growth and management) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-438: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, precision medicine) and worked at a US research institute. She received her Ph.D. in China and published 16 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-437: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemical engineering, materials science) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in France and published fourteen journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 14 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-436: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (cell biology, neuroscience) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in South Korea and published nine journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 18 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-435: The petitioner/beneficiary was a Ph.D. graduate student (cell biology, metabolism, epigenetics) at a US medical school. She received a Master's degree in Taiwan and published three journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 17 months later (TSC; after RFE).

NIW-434: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist (bioinformatics, genomic analysis, etc.) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published several journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 13 months later (TSC; after RFE).

NIW-433: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (cell biology, plant science, tropical diseases) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published four journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-432: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (polymer materials, macromolecules) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 19 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved eight months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-431: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience, pain research) and worked at a US research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and published eight journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 16 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-430: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biotechnology scientist (drug research, pharmacology, immunotoxicology) and worked at a US biotechnology consultant company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petitioner also completed some consultation projects for his employer. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 10 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-429: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience, neurogenerative diseases) and worked at a US biotechnology company. He received his Ph.D. in China and published five journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 10 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-428: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (biomedical engineering, spectroscopy) and worked at a US pharmaceutical company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 13 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved 10 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-427: The petitioner/beneficiary was an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Principal Investigator of several NIH grants at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published about 70 journal research articles. These publications were cited about 5000 times. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved six months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-426: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemical scientist (structural biology) and worked at a US research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in China and published 11 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 12 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-425: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer biology) and worked at a US medical school. He received her M.S. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 11 months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-424: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (nanomaterials, catalysis, biomass conversion) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved six months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-423: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer biology) and worked at a US medical school. He earned his M.S. in the United States and published seven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-422: The petitioner/beneficiary was a bioinformatics scientist (bioinformatics, structural biology, protein science) and worked at a US university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved seven months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-421: The petitioner/beneficiary was a bioinformatics scientist (bioinformatics, genomics, statistics) and worked at a medical school and research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in China and published 20 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-420: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer immunology) and worked at a US research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-419: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (neuroscience, neurodegenerative diseases) and worked at a US university. She received her Ph.D. in Brazil and published 13 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2020 and approved five months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-418: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer research, cancer therapeutics) and worked at an US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 16 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved eight months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-417: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (stem cell biology) and worked at an US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Taiwan and published 14 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-416: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering, drug delivery system) and worked at an US private hospital and medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Germany and published six journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-415: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (physics, super-resolution microscopy, single-molecules) and worked at a famous US private university. He received his Ph.D. in France and published 14 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-414: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemistry, synthesis) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published nine journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-413: The petitioner/beneficiary was a Ph.D. graduate student (cancer biology, ribosome, etc) at a US medical school. She received her M.S. in Taiwan and published four journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-412: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemistry, synthesis, drug development) and worked at a US pharmaceutical company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 12 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (TSC; no RFE).

NIW-411: The petitioner/beneficiary was an environmental and statistical scientist (statistics, biostatistics, modeling) and worked at a US hospital system. He received an M.S. in China and an M.S. in the United States and published 15 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-410: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (RNA biology, GPCR signaling, breast cancer) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and published five journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-409: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology, immunotherapy) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in France and published nine journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (NSC; no RFE).

NIW-408: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience, stem cells, Zika virus) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in France and published eight journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-407: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (heart failure, cardiac imaging, cardiac regeneration) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Germany and published six journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-406: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (biochemistry, molecular biology, stem cell biology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Argentina and published 12 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-405: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (oncology, hematology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Japan and published 25 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (no RFE).

NIW-404: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (biochemistry, biophysics, nanobiology) and worked at a US private university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (no RFE).

NIW-403: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (biochemistry, cell biology, nueorimmunology, etc.computational biology) and worked at a US private university. She received her Ph.D. in Portugal and published 12 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-402: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (genomics, biochemistry, evolution) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Hong Kong and published six journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (no RFE).

NIW-401: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (medical imaging) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 39 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-400: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (biochemistry, neuroscience, stem cells) and worked at a US research institute. She received his Ph.D. in Italy and published ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-399: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (mathematics, physics) and worked at an oil and gas service company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal/conference research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved ten months later (no RFE).

NIW-398: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (biochemistry, genomics, bioinformatics, computational biology) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-397: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (physics, materials science, software design and programming) and worked at a major US high-tech company. He received his Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published ten journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others (>2600 times). The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-396: The petitioner/beneficiary was an artist (architecture design, city planning) and a Ph.D. candidate at a US private university. She received a Master's degree in the United States and holds a rich design portfolio. One of her design projects was reported and highlighted by many news media. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (no RFE).

NIW-395: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (plant physiology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in China and published eleven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-394: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemical compound synthesis) and worked at a major U.S. pharmaceutical company. He received his Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published eight journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-393: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (bioinformatics, genomics) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published eight journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved eight months later (no RFE).

NIW-392: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (neuroscience) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Switzerland and published five journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-391: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (polymer science) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Japan and published thirteen journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-390: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (catalysis, enzymology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published six journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-389: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (bioinformatics, human genetics, neuroscience.) and worked at a US private university. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and published six journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (after RFE).

NIW-388: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (biomedical research, stem cells, biotechnology) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Italy and published fifteen journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (after RFE).

NIW-387: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemical engineering, materials science) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published seven journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-386: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (protein science, biotechnology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published seven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-385: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist and engineer (biomedical imaging) and worked at a small US company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 12 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-384: The petitioner/beneficiary was an Assistant Professor (biosensing, agricultural research.) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (after RFE).

NIW-383: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer research) and worked at a US research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published eight journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-382: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist (genome structure, DNA stability, etc.) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Switzerland and published 6 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved eight months later (after RFE).

NIW-381: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (plant genetics and breeding, plant genomics, etc.) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 16 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-380: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology, biomedicine, oncology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Mexico and published 14 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-379: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (virology, immunology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and published ten journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-378: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer, protein science, diabetes, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published seven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in May 2019 and approved nine months later (no RFE).

NIW-377: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (nanomaterials, nanoclusters, mass spectroscopy, etc.) and worked at a US small company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published nine journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-376: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) and worked at a US Federal research institute. He received his M.D. in Egypt and published six journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved eight months later (no RFE).

NIW-375: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist and biomedical scientist (computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics, etc.) and worked at a US research hospital. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 20 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in May 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-374: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (virology, infectious disease) and worked at a US pharmaceutical company. He received her Ph.D. in France and published seventeen journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-373: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology, HIV, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published four journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved nine months later (after RFE).

NIW-372: The petitioner/beneficiary was an applied mathematician and biomedical scientist (disease modeling, clinic modeling, computational biology, etc.) and worked at a US private university. He received his Ph.D. in Zimbabwe and published 35 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in May 2018 and approved 15 months later (no RFE; the case was transferred between different offices several times).

NIW-371: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (developmental biology, neurobiology) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-370: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (microbiology, winery-related stress, immunology) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Spain and published eight journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-369: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electronic scientist and engineer (Condensed Matter Physics Spintronics, Magnetism) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 19 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-368: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electronic engineer (motors, lighting efficiency, etc.) and worked at a US high-tech company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 6 conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved 40 days later (no RFE).

NIW-367: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist and engineer (exascale systems and machines) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 16 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-366: The petitioner/beneficiary was a language scientist (cancer biology, immunology) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published eight journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-365: The petitioner/beneficiary was a language scientist (cancer biology) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published 4 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-364: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (physiology, ion channels) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Germany and published 4 journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-363: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (stem cell biology and engineering, tissue engineering) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 25 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-362: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (Crop engineering, C4 photosythetic development) and worked at a US private research institute. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 14 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-361: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physicist (condensed matter physics, ultrafast science, etc.) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in China and published 15 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-360: The petitioner/beneficiary was a language scientist (foreign language learning) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published three journal research articles and two book chapters. These publications were not cited by others. The petitioner was the co-leader of two research projects. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-359: The petitioner/beneficiary was an energy scientist and engineer (sustainable energy engineering) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Portugal and co-authored/published 17 journal and conference research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-358: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (skeletal muscle, physiology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and co-authored/published eight journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved 12 months later (no RFE).

NIW-357: The petitioner/beneficiary was an economist (monetary policy, assistant professor) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published five research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-356: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (molecular and cell biology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in India and co-authored/published nine journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-355: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (neuroscience) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in France and co-authored/published ten journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-354: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (biochemistry, bioinformatics, proteomics) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in The Netherlands and co-authored/published 12 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2019 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-353: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (structural biology, biochemistry) and worked at a US public university. He received his M.S. in the United States and co-authored/published 13 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-352: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (organic synthesis) and worked at a US private research institute university. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and co-authored/published seven journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-351: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (muscle biology, muscle disease) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in Italy and co-authored/published seven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-350: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (structural biology, biochemistry) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in China and co-authored/published four journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-349: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (animal science, genetics) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published 14 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-348: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (bioinformatics, computational biology) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published 25 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-347: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience, tumor biology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and co-authored/published five journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-346: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (physiology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in France and co-authored/published nine journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-345: The petitioner/beneficiary was an engineer and entrepreneur (airport management) and worked at a small technology company that he co-founded. He received his MBA in the United States and made some presentations at conferences. He also completed many projects for his clients. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-344: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (stem cells, aging) and worked at a US private research institute. She received her Ph.D. in Denmark and co-authored/published seven journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-343: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (plant development and physiology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in The Netherlands and published ten journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-342: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Neuroscience, biochemistry, protein structure) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Spain and published several journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-341: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biochemistry, neurodegenerative diseases) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Portugal and published over twenty journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-340: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology, cohesin) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Austria and co-authored/published eleven journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-339: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist (automatic sound recognition) and worked at a US start-up company. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and co-authored/published about 30 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-338: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (heart disease) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published four journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-337: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (prion disease) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Spain and co-authored/published nineteen journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved sieven months later (no RFE).

NIW-336: The petitioner/beneficiary was a civil engineer (construction materials) and worked at a small US company. He received his MPh.D. in the United States and co-authored/published three research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved ten months later (after RFE).

NIW-335: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (diabetic nephropathy) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Portugal and co-authored/published six journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-334: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (analytical chemistry, drug detection) and worked at a US pharmaceutical company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published three journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-333: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (chronic liver disease, cancer) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Spain and co-authored/published seventeen journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved eight months later (no RFE).

NIW-332: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (biomedical engineering, microscopy, Raman spectroscopy) and worked at a famous US private University. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and co-authored/published over 20 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-331: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology, developmental biology) and worked at a famous US private university. She received her Ph.D. in Portugal and co-authored/published twelve journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-330: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mathematical scientist (applied mathematics, energy science) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in France and co-authored/published nine journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-329: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (genetics, metabolism) and worked at a US private university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published three journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-328: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer biology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published four journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-327: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (infectious diseases) and worked at a US private university. She received her Ph.D. in Brazil and co-authored/published sixteen journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved seven months later (no RFE).

NIW-326: The petitioner/beneficiary was a pharmacological scientist (drug development, clinical trials) and worked at a famous pharmaceutical company. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and co-authored/published two journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved twelve months later (after RFE).

NIW-325: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (analytical chemistry) and worked at a famous US private research hospital. She received her Ph.D. in Europe and co-authored/published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-324: The petitioner/beneficiary was a graduate student (computer science, mobile security) pursuing his Ph.D. at a U.S. public university. He received his M.S. in South Korea and co-authored/published fourteen journal and conference research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-323: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology, immunology) and worked at a famous US private research hospital. She received her M.S. in the United States and co-authored/published four journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-322: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (cell biology, telomere) and worked at a US private university. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and co-authored/published seven journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-321: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology, developmental biology) and worked at a famous US private research institute. She received her M.S. in the United States and co-authored/published six journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-320: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical optics, cardiovascular medicine) and worked at a famous US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 13 months later (no RFE).

NIW-319: The petitioner/beneficiary was an architecture (construction design) and worked at an architecture firm in New York. He received his Master's degree in the United States. The petitioner participated in the design of branch offices for two major US high-tech companies. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-318: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (formation of plant walls) and worked at a US private research institute. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published five journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-317: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemistry, biochemistry) and worked at a famous US private research institution. He received his Ph.D. in Taiwan and published six journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved four months later (no RFE).

NIW-316: The petitioner/beneficiary was a life scientist (biomedical engineering, computational biology) and worked at a famous US private university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published over twenty journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (no RFE).

NIW-315: The petitioner/beneficiary was a life scientist (neuroscience) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in France and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved four months later (no RFE).

NIW-314: The petitioner/beneficiary was a life scientist (molecular biology, biomedical research) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in China and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved four months later (no RFE).

NIW-313: The petitioner/beneficiary was a life scientist (human genetics, genomics) and worked at a small US biotechnology company. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved three months later (no RFE).

NIW-312: The petitioner/beneficiary was a life scientist (biophysics, biochemistry, molecular biology) and worked at a famous US university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published several journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 11 months later (after RFE).

NIW-311: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical and mechanical engineer (robotics) and worked at a small US technology company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 17 journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-310: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (compound synthesis) and worked at a small US company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published six journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-309: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical scientist and engineer (sensor development) and worked at a US technology company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published two journal research articles and some conference articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-308: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (plant genomics) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published three journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-307: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience, zika virus) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Brazil and published 10 journal research articles. One publication was widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-306: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist (network security) and worked at a major US high-tech company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published several journal and conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved one and a half years later (After RFE).

NIW-305: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering) and worked at a US start-up company. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published three journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-304: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology, cell division) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 8 journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-303: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (bioinformatics, DNA structure) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published three journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-302: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (muscle metabolism, autophagy, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Brazil and published 8 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved six months later (no RFE).

NIW-301: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physics scientist (physics, accelerators) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in China and published many journal and conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-300: The petitioner/beneficiary was a forest scientist (wildfire management) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in Portugal and published 12 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (After RFE).

NIW-299: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 18 journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-298: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (bioinformatics, genome sequencing and analysis) and worked at a small US biotechnology company. She received her M.S. in the United States and co-authored several journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2018 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-297: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (accelerator and beam physics) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 10 journal and conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved seven months later (No RFE).

NIW-296: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (drug delivery, wound healing) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published 7 journal research articles and reviews. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved six months later (No RFE).

NIW-295: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (imaging, biomedical engineering) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 6 journal and conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved six months later (No RFE).

NIW-294: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published 6 journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved six months later (No RFE).

NIW-293: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biotechnology, vaccine development) and worked at a US private research institute. He received his Ph.D. in Italy and published 14 journal research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved six months later (No RFE).

NIW-292: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemical engineering) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Malaysia and published 28 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved seven months later (No RFE).

NIW-291: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (chromatin and transcription) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Germany and published three journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-290: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (crop science) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in South Korea and published 8 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved seven months later (No RFE).

NIW-289: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (genetics, developmental biology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in France and published 5 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-288: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (physics and technology) and worked at a US government research agency. He received his Ph.D. in Norway and published 15 journal and conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved four months later (No RFE).

NIW-287: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Cellular and Molecular Genetics) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in France and published 9 journal research articles and reviews. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-286: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Molecular Microbiology and Immunology) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in the United and published 10 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-285: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (physics and materials science) and worked at a US public university. He received his Ph.D. in Spain and published 17 journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-284: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (microbiology) and worked at a US private university. She received her Ph.D. in France and published four journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-283: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Germany and published three journal research articles. Two publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-282: The petitioner/beneficiary was a scientist of plant pathology (plant-parasitic nematodes and fungi) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. degree in the United States and published several journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved four months later (No RFE).

NIW-281: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (DNA damage response, protein modification) and was working at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Spain and published four journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved thirteen months later (No RFE).

NIW-280: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biostatistical scientist (medical statistics) and worked at a US medical school. She received her M.S. in the United States and published several journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 12 months later (after RFE).

NIW-279: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (developmental biology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Israel and published about ten journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-278: The petitioner/beneficiary was an architect (building and construction design) and worked at a US architecture firm. He received his M.S degree in the United States and participated in many architecture design projects. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved four months later (No RFE).

NIW-277: The petitioner/beneficiary was an environmental scientist and analytical chemist (detection of pollutant, seawater purification, etc.). He earned his Ph.D. degree in the United States and published o er 20 journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved eight months later (No RFE).

NIW-276: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (human genetics, cardiovascular biology) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published several journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved three months later (No RFE).

NIW-275: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (physiology, obesity, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. She received her Ph.D. in Brazil and published nine journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved three months later (No RFE).

NIW-274: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer research) and worked at a US medical school. He received his M.S degree in the United States and published three journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved three months later (No RFE).

NIW-273: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mechanical scientist and engineer (microscopy, imaging) and was pursuing his Ph.D. degree at a US university. He received his M.S. in South Korea and published sixteen journal and conference research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved three months later (No RFE).

NIW-272: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (plant science, plant immunology) and worked at a US public university. She received her Ph.D. in the United States and published several journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-271: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (chromosome integration, DNA damage, etc.) and worked at a US biotechnology company. She received her Ph.D. in The Netherlands and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-270: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mechanical engineer and scientist (wind modeling, wind energy) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published several journal and conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-269: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (infection, HIV, immunology) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in France and published three journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-268: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mathematical scientist (modeling, subsurface imaging) and worked at a US oil and gas company. He received his Ph.D. in the United States and published two (2) journal research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved four months later (After RFE).

NIW-267: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (gene therapy, cell therapy, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. He received his Ph.D. in Australia and published several journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-266: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (infection, immunology, biotechnology) and worked at a US biotechnology company. She received her Ph.D. in Canada and published over twenty journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-265: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical scientist and engineer (power and energy systems) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received Ph.D. in Portugal and published about twenty journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-264: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (analytical chemistry) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in France and published several journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-263: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer immunology) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in Italy and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-262: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (RNA biology and biotechnology, drug delivery) and worked at a US biotechnology company. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-261: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering, drug delivery) and was a Ph.D. student at a US medical school. She received M.S. in France and published several journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-260: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (structural biology, bioinformatics, biochemistry) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published about twenty journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 9 months later (No RFE).

NIW-259: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (plant immunology) and worked at a US private university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-258: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Neuroscience, genomics) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in South Korea and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-257: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Neuroscience, neuroinformatics) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten journal research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-256: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist (Semantic Web, Ontologies, Ontology engineering) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published over ten conference research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 11 months later (No RFE).

NIW-255: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering, ultrasound technology) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (No RFE).

NIW-254: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering, ultrasound technology) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (No RFE).

NIW-253: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (zika virus, neuroscience) and worked at a US biotechnology company. He received Ph.D. in Brazil and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 10 months later (No RFE).

NIW-252: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (reproductive biology) and worked at a US public university. She received Ph.D. in Germany and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (After RFE).

NIW-251: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer immunology) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 6 months later (After RFE).

NIW-250: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (biomedical engineering, ultrasound technology) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (No RFE).

NIW-249: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemist (structural biology, molecular interactions, protein science) and worked at a US public university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 11 months later (No RFE).

NIW-248: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemist (structural biology, protein science) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved 7 months later (After RFE).

NIW-247: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (stem cell biology, cancer biology, epigenetic regulation) and was a Ph.D. graduate student at a US university. He received M.S. in Austria and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-246: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemist (structural biology, protein science) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in Germany and published nine research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 14 months later (After RFE).

NIW-245: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (bacteriology, structural biology, microbiology) and worked at a US private research institute. She received Ph.D. in Canada and published about twenty research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-244: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (cell biology, vascular biology, signaling) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-243: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist and engineer (optimal microscopy, imaging processing) and worked at a US private university. He received Ph.D. in Singapore and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-242: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (bacteria-mediated cancer therapy) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-241: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (tissue engineering, brain mapping, psychology) and worked at a US public university. She received M.S. in the United States and published three research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved eleven months later (No RFE).

NIW-240: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist and engineer (reinforcement learning, machine learning, artificial intelligence) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 15 months later (After RFE).

NIW-239: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (galucoma, regeneration, neuroprotection) and worked at a US private university. She received Ph.D. in Portugal and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved eleven months later (No RFE).

NIW-238: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (chemistry, optics) and worked at a US private university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published nine research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-237: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physicist (numerical simulation, fusion, plasma turbulence) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published eight research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved eleven months later (No RFE).

NIW-236: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology, cell cycle) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved eleven months later (No RFE).

NIW-235: The petitioner/beneficiary was an engineer (simulation, modeling, subsurface imaging) and worked at a US oil and gas service company. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published three research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (After RFE).

NIW-234: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell movement and migration) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published four research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (No RFE).

NIW-233: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer, intestinal stem cells, gut microbiota, inflammation and aging) and worked at a US private university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published five research articles. Two publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 13 months later (No RFE).

NIW-232: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (apoptosis, cancer research, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 18 months later (after RFE).

NIW-231: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (nonsense-mediated RNA decay, aging) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in Austria and published four research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (No RFE).

NIW-230: The petitioner/beneficiary was a graduate student (immunology) and pursuing his Ph.D. degree at a US medical school. He previously received M.D. in Taiwan. The petitioner co-authored and published five research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved seven months later (No RFE).

NIW-229: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (simulation, modeling, etc.) and worked at a US university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published seven research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 12 months later (No RFE).

NIW-228: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (neuroscience, immunology, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in Germany and published seven research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 14 months later (No RFE).

NIW-227: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (stem cell, neural differentiation, etc.) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in Brazil and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 13 months later (No RFE).

NIW-226: The petitioner/beneficiary was a graduate student (neuroscience, psychology) and pursuing her Ph.D. degree at a US medical school. She previously receivedM.S. in Taiwan and published a few research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-225: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) and worked at a US medical school. He received M.D. and Ph.D. in Japan and published about twenty research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-224: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in China and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-223: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemical synthesis) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved three months later (No RFE).

NIW-222: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (neuroscience, neurodegenerative disease) and worked at a US public medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved 14 months later (after RFE).

NIW-221: The petitioner/beneficiary was a data scientist (financial physics, financial modeling, and analysis) and worked at a US investment firm. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published four research articles. Two publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved three months later (No RFE).

NIW-220: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist and engineer (microscopy, imaging technology) and worked at a US private. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published eight research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-219: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neurodegenerative disease) and worked at a US public university. She received Ph.D. in Brazil and published about seven research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and 14 months later (No RFE).

NIW-218: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist and engineer (biomass and renewable energy) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in Germany and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-217: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (developmental biology) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published about twenty research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2017 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-216: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist and engineer (biomaterials engineering) and worked at a US public university. She received Ph.D. in South Korea and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved in 2017 (No RFE).

NIW-215: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in China and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved in 2017 (After RFE).

NIW-214: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (autophagy, cell death) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published three research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved in 2017 (No RFE).

NIW-213: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (bone disease, neuroscience) and worked at a US medical school. He received M.D. and Ph.D. in Japan and published three research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved in 2017 (No RFE).

NIW-212: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (degenerative disease/neuroscience) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in Germany and published many research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved one month later (No RFE).

NIW-211: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (nanomaterials science) and worked at a famous US university. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published many research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved two weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-210: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (pharmaceutical science) and worked at a US pharmaceutical company. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published a few research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved ten months later (No RFE).

NIW-209: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (fuel cell materials) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published about ten research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved seven months later (No RFE).

NIW-208: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in Israel and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved ten months later (No RFE).

NIW-207: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (HIV/Cancer Research) and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published about twenty research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-206: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (wheat; plant disease) and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved six months later (No RFE).

NIW-205: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (RNA Biology and worked at a US medical research institute. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-204: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist and worked at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published about twenty research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-203: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neuroscience) and worked at a US medical school. She received Ph.D. in South Korea and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-202: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist and worked at a US public university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published two research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved a few weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-201: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist and worked at a US public university. He received Ph.D. in Romania and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-200: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist and worked at a national research laboratory. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-199: The petitioner/beneficiary was an educational researcher and graduate student at a U.S. public university. He received M.S. in a foreign country and published a few research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several months later (After RFE).

NIW-198: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cell biology) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published three research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-197: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (inorganic chemistry) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received Ph.D. in China and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-196: The petitioner/beneficiary was an agricultural scientist (Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published a few research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-195: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (lung physiology) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in Belgium and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-194: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical scientist and engineer (electronics) and was a PhD graduate student at a U.S. university. He received M.S. in Bangladesh and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-193: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (headache treatment) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received M.D. in Ethiopia and published some clinical research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-192: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (analytical chemistry) and worked at a U.S. company. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-191: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (telomeres) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved ten months later (No RFE).

NIW-190: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (nanomaterials, energy storage materials) and worked at a major U.S. university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-189: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer treatment) and worked at a U.S. public medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-188: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (bone biology) and worked at a U.S. medical research institute. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published two research articles. One article was cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-187: The petitioner/beneficiary was a fisheries scientist (American lobster population) and worked at a U.S. Federal research agency. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-186: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (pharmacology) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (after RFE).

NIW-185: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (analytical chemistry) and worked at a U.S. company. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-184: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (bioresources, water purification) and worked at a U.S. small company. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-183: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology, HIV vaccines) and worked at a U.S. private medical school. He received Ph.D. in China and published about ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-182: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer research, natural products) and worked at a U.S. private medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-181: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (lung injury) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published four research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved two months later (After RFE).

NIW-180: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (structural virology) and worked at a U.S. private research institution. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published a few research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved two months later (No RFE).

NIW-179: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (sleep disorders; medical imaging) and worked at a U.S. private hospital. She received M.D. in China and published a few research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-178: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (snake venom; tumors) and worked at a U.S. university. She received Ph.D. in Brazil and published over twenty research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-177: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (chemical synthesis and characterization) and worked at a U.S. university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-176: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (materials science and physics) and worked at a U.S. national laboratory. He received Ph.D. in Austria and published about twenty research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-175: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist (automation) and worked at a small U.S. company. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published a few research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-174: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (HIV; cancer research) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published about eight research articles. These publications was modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-173: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist (lasers; plasma) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received Ph.D. in Portugal and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-172: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (Biochemistry; Genetics) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-171: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (virology) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in Japan and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-170: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist and engineer (wireless networks; automatic control) and worked at a U.S. small company. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several conference research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-169: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell death) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-168: The petitioner/beneficiary was an atmospheric scientist (climate change research) and worked at a U.S. national laboratory. She received Ph.D. in Canada and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-167: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (natural products; antibiotics) and worked at a U.S. public medical school. She received M.S. in the United States and published several research articles. One publication was modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-166: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mechanical scientist and engineer (materials mechanics) and worked at a U.S. chemical company. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-165: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (cell structure) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in Germany and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-164: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physicist (Fermi gas, superfluidity) and worked at a famous U.S. investment bank. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-163: The petitioner/beneficiary was a data scientist (bioinformatics, financial analysis) and worked at a major U.S. investment bank. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-162: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomaterials scientist and engineer (microrobots, microscope design and optogenetics) and worked at a U.S. famous university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-161: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mechanical scientist and engineer (materials,mechanical and energy engineering) and was a Ph.D. graduate student at a U.S. university. He received M.S. in South Korea and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-160: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical scientist and engineer (electrical engineering) and worked at a U.S. famous university. He received Ph.D. in South Korea and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2016 and approved several weeks later (No RFE).

NIW-159: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist and engineer (biomaterials) and worked at a U.S. famous university. She received Ph.D. in South Korea and published four research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-158: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (signal transduction, epidemiology, etc.) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United Kingdom and published about 30 research articles. These publications were very widely cited by others (>5000 times). The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-157: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical engineer and materials scientist (polymer science, materials science, bioengineering) and worked at a U.S. famous university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-156: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (transcription in yeast) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published four research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-155: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (obesity, diabetes, immunology, etc.) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in Austria and published seventeen research articles. These publications were widely cited (>1000 times) by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (After RFE on diploma issue).

NIW-154: The petitioner/beneficiary was a materials scientist (magnetic metals) and worked at a U.S. national laboratory. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (No RFE).

NIW-153: The petitioner/beneficiary was a neuroscience (computational neurobiology) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in China and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved in 2016 (After RFE).

NIW-152: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist (plant biology and biochemistry) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received M.S. in Russia and published a few co-authored research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved six months later (After RFE).

NIW-151: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist (core facility) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received M.S. in the United States and published a few co-authored research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved five months later (No RFE).

NIW-150: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (germination) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved nine months later (After RFE).

NIW-149: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (genetics, disease models) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved nine months later (No RFE).

NIW-148: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research, immunology) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publication were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-147: The petitioner/beneficiary was a mechanical scientist and engineer (foams, pool boiling) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-146: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (lung diseases/syndromes) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received M.S. in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-145: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist (genetics, genomics) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimal y cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved 11 months later (after RFE).

NIW-144: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemical scientist (nutrition/food science) and worked at a U.S. company. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved 17 months later (No RFE).

NIW-143: The petitioner/beneficiary was a structural biologist (protein structures) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved 17 months later (No RFE).

NIW-142: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (feeding behavior and brain sensors) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received Ph.D. in Japan and published eight research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-141: The petitioner/beneficiary was a neuroscientist (transcription and long-term memory) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publication were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-140: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (brain tumors) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in Sweden and published several research articles. These publication were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-139: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemical scientist (protein ubiquitination and degradation) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in Argentina and published several research articles. These publication were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-138: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (melanoma) and worked at a U.S. medical school. He received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. One publication was widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015 (No RFE).

NIW-137: The petitioner/beneficiary was a cell biologist (cell division) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received Ph.D. in Germany and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-136: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cardiovascular dissease) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received M.S. in the United States and published several co-authored research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-135: The petitioner/beneficiary was a geological scientist (oil and gas exploration) and worked at a major oil and gas company. She received PhD in the United States and published two research articles. These publications were never cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-134: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) and worked at a U.S. private university. He received medical education in China and published three research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015 (No RFE).

NIW-133: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (antibiotics screening) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in Malaysia and published about ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015 (No RFE).

NIW-132: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology) and worked at a U.S. public university. He received Ph.D. in Israel and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015 (No RFE).

NIW-131: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemist and molecule scientist (plant science, antibiotics discovery) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in Malaysia and published about ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-130: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (germination, biofuel technology) and worked at a U.S. public university. She received Ph.D. in Spain and published several research articles. One article was moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2015 and approved several months later (No RFE).

NIW-129: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (heart disease) and worked at a U.S. medical school. She received Ph.D. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015 (After RFE).

NIW-128: The petitioner/beneficiary was a bioinfomatics scientist (Immunology). He received M.S. in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-127: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (Cancer Research). He received PhD in Canada and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-126: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (heart disease). He received PhD in France and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-125: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (Immunology). He received PhD in Australia and published several research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-124: The petitioner/beneficiary was a neuroscientist (neurodegenerative disease). She received PhD in South Korea and published over 20 research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-123: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (metabolism, ER). She received PhD in the United States and published about 10 research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-122: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (Bone research). She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-121: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist and entrepreneur. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. He also started his own company upon earning his degree. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-120: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (biomedical engineering) and worked at a US small company. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-120: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (biomedical engineering) and worked at a US small company. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-119: The petitioner/beneficiary was an atmospheric scientist (climate change) and worked at a US national laboratory. He received PhD in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-118: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (bioinformatics) and worked at a US public university. He received PhD in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-117: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (heart disease) and worked at a US private research institute. He received PhD in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-116: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (physiology) and worked at a US public university. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-115: The petitioner/beneficiary was a doctor and medical scientist (neurosurgery) and worked at a US private hospital. She received MD and PhD in China and published a few research articles. One article was modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-114: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical physicist (radiation therapy) and resident at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-113: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemical scientist(ubiquitination) working at a US public university. He received PhD in Korea and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-112: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist(drug development and cancer research) working at a US public university. He received PhD in Russia and published several research articles. Two publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved in 2015. No RFE.

NIW-111: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist(immunology) working at a US public university. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-110: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biologist (RNA) working at a US public university. He received M.S. in Taiwan and PhD in the United States and published about six research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-109: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist (protein science) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in Germany and published about ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-108: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biologist (microbiology) working at a US medical school. She received M.S. in the United States and co-authored two research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-107: The petitioner/beneficiary was a cell biologist (cell dynamics) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in Portugal and published three research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-106: The petitioner/beneficiary was a cell biologist (centromere) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in Portugal and published about ten research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-105: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical engineer (automatic speech recognition) working at a US public university. He received PhD in Japan and published over many journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-104: The petitioner/beneficiary was a scientist with specialties in biomedical engineering (fingerprint recognition and image processing) working at a US public university. He received PhD in Korea and published over ten journal and conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-103: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (muscle development and organ morphogenesis ) working at a US public university. He received PhD in the United States and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-102: The petitioner/beneficiary was a scientist of computational biology and bioinformatics (sequencing analysis, genomics) working at a US public university. He received PhD in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-101: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer scientist and engineer (high performance computation) working at a US high-tech company. He received PhD in the United States and published several conference research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved in 2014. No RFE.

NIW-100: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (entomologist) working at a US public university. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2014 and approved three months later. No RFE

NIW-99: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (developing new methodologies) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in Sweden and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved in 2014 (five months later). No RFE

NIW-98: The petitioner/beneficiary was a bioinformatics scientist (developing new methodologies) working at a US public University. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved in 2014 (seven months later). No RFE

NIW-97: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (brain development and neurodegenerative disease) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published two research articles. One paper was widely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved eight months later. No RFE

NIW-96: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist (development and gene therapy) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published four research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved eight months later. No RFE

NIW-95: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemical scientist (miRNA and peptide delivery) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in India and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved two months later. No RFE

NIW-94: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cadiovascular disease) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in a foreign country and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved several months later. No RFE

NIW-93: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (toxicology and cancer research) working at a US public university. He received PhD in Europe and published about ten research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved several months later. No RFE

NIW-92: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in a foreign country and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved several months later. No RFE

NIW-91: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (virus research, prion research) working at a US university. She received PhD in a foreign country and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved several months later. No RFE

NIW-90: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist (signal transduction, cancer research) working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published a few research and review articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved several months later. No RFE

NIW-89: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (polymer science) working at a US university. He received PhD in a foreign country and published over ten research articles. These publications were widely cited by others (>1500 times). The petition was filed in 2013 and approved one and two weeks later. No RFE

NIW-88: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (plant science and bioinformatics) working at a US medical school. She received M.S. in the United States and published two research articles. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved two weeks later. No RFE

NIW-87: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (DNA repair and DNA sequencing) working at a US medical school. She received M.S. in the United States and published two research articles. These publications were moderately cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved two weeks later. No RFE

NIW-86: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (development and genetic diseases) working at a US hospital. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved several weeks later. No RFE

NIW-85: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (stem cell research and viral disease) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in a foreign country and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved one and a half months later. No RFE

NIW-84: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (development) working at a US research institute. He received PhD in a foreign country and published four research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved six months later. No RFE

NIW-83: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (development and cardiovascular disease) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE

NIW-82: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cancer research) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published over ten research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. RFE

NIW-81: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical engineer and scientist (speech recognition) working at a US public university. He received PhD in the United States and published over thirty research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in 2013 and approved one month later. No RFE.

NIW-80: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (cardiavascular/cancer research) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in the United States and published four research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others The petition was filed in 2013 and approved two months later. No RFE.

NIW-79: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (microbiology and immunology) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in another country and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE.

NIW-78: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (neurodegenerative diseases) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published about ten research articles. Some publications were widely cited by others The petition was filed in 2013 and approved two month later. No RFE.

NIW-77: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (immunology) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published two research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others The petition was filed in 2013 and approved one month later. No RFE.

NIW-76: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (development) working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were modestly cited by others The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE.

NIW-75: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomaterials scientist and worked at a US company. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. These publications were barely cited by others. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE.

NIW-74: The petitioner/beneficiary was an lightening engineer working at a US company. He received a Master's degree in another country and did NOT publish research articles. But he was the inventor of several patent applications. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE.

NIW-73: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biomedical scientist (gene transcription) working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published several original journal articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE.

NIW-72: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (development) working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published four original journal research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. RFE.

NIW-71: The petitioner/beneficiary was a physical scientist with specialties in biomedical engineering. He received PhD in the United States and published about 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in 2013. No RFE.

NIW-70: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist (horticulture) working at a US university. He received PhD in the United States and published two original journal research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved eight months later. No RFE.

NIW-69: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (biomaterials and bioinformatics) working at a US medical research institution. He received PhD in the United States and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-68: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (neurodegenerative diseases) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in a foreign country and published over ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-67: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer radiology) working at a US medical school. She received MD in a foreign country and published around twenty research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-66: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (signal transduction and development) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-65: The petitioner/beneficiary was an environmental scientist working at a US Federal agency. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-64: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) working at a US medical school. He received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-63: The petitioner/beneficiary was a computer biologist and bioinformatical scientist working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. RFE.

NIW-62: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (immunology) working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-61: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (pharmacology) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. RFE.

NIW-60: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) working at a US medical school. She received PhD in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-59: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (drug development and cancer prevention) working at a US university. He received PhD in a foreign country and published about ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-58: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemical scientist (drug development) working at a US university. She received PhD in the United States and published about ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-57: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (biochemistry) working at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. degree in a foreign country and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. RFE.

NIW-56: The petitioner/beneficiary was a neuroscientist (cognitive neuroscience) working at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. degree in the United States and published about ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved several months later. No RFE.

NIW-55: The petitioner/beneficiary was a pharmaceutical scientist (drug development) working at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. degree in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved three months later. No RFE.

NIW-54: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (signal transduction and development) working at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. degree in the United States and published about ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved two months later. No RFE.

NIW-53: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell biology) working as a PI at a US Federal research institute. He received Ph.D. degree in a foreign country and published about twenty research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-52: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cell biology) working at a US medical school. He received Ph.D. degree in a foreign country (Europe) and published about ten articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved two months later. No RFE.

NIW-51: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (biostatistic) working at a US pharmaceutical company. She received Ph.D. degree in the United States and published about ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved two months later. No RFE.

NIW-50: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (biology and bioinformatics) working at a US university. He received Ph.D. degree in the United States and published one research article and two review articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved three months later. No RFE.

NIW-49: The petitioner/beneficiary was a chemica scientist (drug development) working at a US university. He received Ph.D. degree in a foreign country and published over ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved three months later. No RFE.

NIW-48: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (signal transduction and biomedical engineering ) working at a US biopharmaceutical company. He received Ph.D. degree in the United States and co-authored several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved two months later. No RFE.

NIW-47: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (aging and development) working at a US research institute. He received M.S. degree in the United States and published two research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved two months later. No RFE

NIW-46: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (neuroscience and tissue engineering) working at a US university. He received Ph.D. degree in a foreign country and published over ten research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved three months later. No RFE.

NIW-45: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) working at a small US company. She received an M.S. degree in the United States and co-authored several research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-44: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (neuroscience) working at a US medical school. He received PhD degree in a foreign country and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-43: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (cancer research) working at a US medical school. He received PhD degree in a foreign country and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-42: The petitioner/beneficiary was materials scientist and physicist (nanotechnology). She received PhD degree in the United States and published several research articles. The petition was filed in 2012 and approved in two months.No RFE.

NIW-41: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist (stem cell research) working at a US medical school. She received PhD degree in a foreign country and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-40: The petitioner/beneficiary was a postdoctoral research scientist with specialties in bioinformatics. He received PhD degree in the United States and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-39: The petitioner/beneficiary was a research scientist with specialties in structural biology. He received PhD degree in a foreign country and published over 10 research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-38: The petitioner/beneficiary was a research scientist with specialties in electronic engineering (automatic speech recognition). He received PhD degree in a foreign country and published many research articles. The petition was filed in 2011 and approved in 2012. No RFE.

NIW-37: The petitioner/beneficiary was an electrical engineer. He earned PhD in the United States and worked at a small US company. He also published several research articles that were cited several times in total by others. The petition was filed in February, 2011, and approved in January, 2012. No RFE.

NIW-36: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist. She earned PhD in the United States and worked at a Postdoctoral Scholar at a US medical school. The petitioner published several research articles that were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in August, 2011, and approved in December, 2011.

NIW-35: The petitioner/beneficiary was an Assistant Professor at a US university. He earned PhD in a foreign country. The petitioner published about 20 research articles that were frequently cited by others. The petition was filed in September, 2011, and approved in December, 2011.

NIW-34: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist. He earned PhD in the United States and worked at a Postdoctoral Scholar at a US university. The petitioner published several research articles that were substantially cited by others. He also invented a research tool that benefited many other researchers in the academic field. The petition was filed in October, 2011, and approved in November, 2011.

NIW-33: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biochemical scientist. He earned PhD in the United States and worked at a Postdoctoral Scholar at a US university. The petitioner published several research articles that were cited modestly by others. The petition was filed in June, 2011, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-32: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist. He earned PhD in the United States and worked as a Postdoctoral Scholar at a US research institution. The petitioner published two original research articles from his PhD study which were modestly by others. The petition was filed in September, 2010, and approved in November, 2011.

NIW-31: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist. He earned PhD in the United States and worked at a major US pharmaceutical company. The petitioner published several research articles that were cited modestly by others. The petition was filed in July, 2011, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-30: The petitioner/beneficiary was an analytical chemist. She earned MS in the United States and worked at a US hospital. The petitioner published several co-authored research articles that were substantially cited by others. The petition was filed in September, 2011, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-29: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist. He earned PhD in a foreign country and worked at a US Federal agency. He published several research articles that were cited modestly by others. The petition was filed in July, 2011, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-28: The petitioner/beneficiary was a civil engineer. He earned PhD in the United States and worked at a small US company. He published several research articles that were cited several times by others. The petition was filed in August, 2011, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-27: The petitioner/beneficiary was a pharmaceutical scientist. She earned PhD in the United States and worked at a US medical school. The petitioner published about research articles. Some of them were cited by others. The petition was filed in August, 2011, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-26: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist. He earned PhD in the United States and worked at a US start-up company. He published several research articles that were modestly cited. The petition was filed in November, 2010, and approved in October, 2011.

NIW-25: The petitioner/beneficiary was an economist and worked at a US public university. He earned PhD in the United States and published one journal article. He also had several conference presentations. There were no citations to the petitioner's publications. However, his ongoing economic research was urgently needed in the United States. The petition was filed in November, 2010, and approved in September, 2011.

NIW-24: The petitioner/beneficiary was an epidemiologist and worked at a US private university. She earned PhD in the United States and published over 10 research articles. She also have some publications in foreign language. All the publications were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in January, 2011, and approved in September, 2011.

NIW-23: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist and worked at a US Federal agency. He earned PhD in a foreign country and published about 20 research articles. Some of the petitioner's foreign language publications were heavily cited by scholars in his home country. The petition was filed in February, 2011, and approved in September, 2011.

NIW-22: The petitioner/beneficiary was a biological scientist and worked as a US university. He earned PhD in the United States and published several research articles. All the publications were cited less than 20 times. The petition was filed in May, 2011, and approved in September, 2011.

NIW-21: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist working at a US medical school. She earned PhD in the United States and published several research articles. All the publications were cited around 30 times. The petition was filed in January, 2011, and approved in September, 2011.

NIW-20: The petitioner/beneficiary was a pharmaceutical scientist working at a US research institute. He obtained PhD from a foreign country and published several research papers. These publications were substantially cited by others. The petition was filed in September 2010 and approved in June 2011. No RFE.

NIW-19: The petitioner/beneficiary was a medical scientist working at a US hospital. She obtained PhD in an foreign country and published several research articles. These articles were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in January 2011 and approved in May, 2011. No RFE.

NIW-18: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist working for a US university. She obtained PhD in an foreign country and published several research articles. These articles were modestly cited by others. The petition was filed in August 2010 and approved in January 2011. No RFE.

NIW-17: The petitioner/beneficiary was a plant scientist and working at a US university as a Postdoctoral Scholar. She obtained PhD in a foreign country. She published five English-language research papers and more than a dozen Chinese-language papers. However, only the Chinese papers were modestly cited by others. The petition was approved three and half months after filing. No RFE.

NIW-16: The petitioner/beneficiary was a Postdoctoral Scholar and cancer research scientist at a US medical school. She got PhD in the United States and published several original research papers. These publications were minimally cited by others. The petition was approved three and half months after filing. No RFE.

NIW-15: The beneficiary/petitioner was a chemical scientist and working for a U.S. company. He published two original research articles which were modestly cited by others. The petition was approved three months after filing. No RFE.

NIW-14: The petitioner/beneficiary was a structural biologist and worked at a U.S. research institution. He earned PHD in a foreign country and publishe several research articles. His work was cited by others modestly. The NIW immigration petition was approved three months after filing. NO RFE.

NIW-13: The petitioner/beneficiary was a molecular biologist and working at a US medical school. He obtained PhD in a foreign country and published several research articles. These articles were modestly cited by others. The alien was facing the expriation of his H-1B time and needed the immigration approval for H-1B extention. Attorney Wang drafted five recommendation letters for the client and carefully organized and presented the petition. The case was approved four months after filing. No RFE.

NIW-12: The alien beneficiary/petitioner was a very successful research scientist. After almost six years of postdoctoral training, he located a faculty position at a US university. However, he was facing the expiration of his 6-year H-1B time within the next several months. With the help of Attorney Wang, the NIW petition was managed to be filed within three weeks after the alien first emailed to the law firm. One month later, the petition was approved.

NIW-11: The alien beneficiary/petitioner was a senior research scientist at a US medical school. He was facing the expiration of his 6-year H-1B time within the next several months. With the help of Attorney Wang, the NIW petition was managed to be filed 8 days after the alien first contacted the law firm. Three months later, the petition was approved and the alien saved the chance of continuing his employment and stay in the United States.

NIW-10: The alien was an envionmental scientist and worked as a postdoctoral scholar at a US public university. She published three research articles that were cited by others for 12 times. However, the alien made substantial contribution in a foreign country envionmental program before she came to the United States. The alien demonstarted that she can serve the national interest to a substantially greater degree than a US worker. The petition was approved one month after filing. No RFE.

NIW-9: The alien was an epidemiologist and worked for a US Federal agency. She made signifincant scientific contributions. Her service for the Federal agency directly benefits the country as a whole. The petition was approved three months after filing. No RFE.

NIW-8: the alien was a physical scientist and obtained PhD in the United States. When the petition was filed, the alien had published 13 research articles. Two of the articles were highlighted in different news media. All the articles were cited for about 130 times. The petition was approved five months after filing. No RFE.

NIW-7: the alien was a chemical scientist and obtained PhD in the United States. When the petition was filed, the alien had published over 10 research articles and the total citations were about 100 times. The petition was approved one month after filing. No RFE.

NIW-6: the alinen ontained PhD in a foreign country and was working in a U.S. medical school. When the petition was filed, the alien published about 20 research articles in English and non-English professional journals. All the articles were cited for about 90 times. This case was transfered from USCIS Texas service center to Nebraska center after the filing. However, after 7 months, the petition was approved without RFE.

NIW-5: the client obtained Ph.D. in Pharmacology in a foreign country and published six original research articles, two of them in non-English journals. These publications were cited by others for over 20 times. Six weeks after filing, the petition was approved without RFE.

NIW-4: the client was working in a big biotechnology company. When the petition was filed, the client published eight research articles in English journals. The total citation was about 150 times. The client was born in a country for which the concurrent filing of both the NIW immigration petition (I-140) and application for adjustment of status (I-485) was allowed. Four months after we filed both I-140 and I-485 for the client, the client received green card without RFE.

NIW-3: the client was working for a top U.S. medical school in the area of gene therapy. When the petitioner was filed, the client published four original research articles and co-authored several review articles. The petitioner was approved in three weeks without RFE.

NIW-2: the petitioner graduated with PhD from a U.S. university and was working for a medical school. When the petitioner was filed, the petitioner published eight research articles in English journals and three articles in non-English journals. The petitioner's work was cited for a few times. This petition was approved in six weeks without RFE.

NIW-1: the petitioner graduated with PhD from a U.S. university and is working as a research faculty member. When the case was filed, the petitioner published eight research articles and these articles were cited for over one hundred times, including citations in Chinese scientific publications. The client also reviewed for a journal for multiple times. This petition was approved three months after filing.