EB-1B Visa for a Chinese Researcher in Virtual Augmented Reality filed by Meyer Law Group.

Case Information

Case Type: EB-1B for an Outstanding Researcher

Industry: Artificial Intelligence

Field: Virtual Augmented Reality and Computer Vision

Country of Origin: People’s Republic of China

Note: This case is currently still under process by USCIS.

Case Summary

A technology company hired Meyer Law Group to file for an EB-1B visa for a Chinese researcher in augmented reality. The company specializes in smartphones, computer vision, and video and image processing technologies. The client is an internationally renowned Research Scientist in computer vision and augmented reality. He developed state-of-the-art techniques for augmented reality applications. The client’s work in this field addresses some of the nation’s most pressing issues. His work applies the technology to various areas including healthcare, agriculture, and robotics.

Summary of the Petition:

Firstly, we highlighted the client’s achievements in his field. Specifically, his invention of a novel computer vision and machine learning scheme that can identify disease in wheat plants. Furthermore, we detailed his innovations in intelligent robotics platforms. We included his invention of a novel remote system for physical therapy using a robotic arm that allows therapists to provide therapeutic interventions to patients remotely. 

Secondly, found that the client had over nine years of research experience, 13 granted and provisional patents, and 20 published scholarly articles with over 170 citations. Moreover, two of his articles won awards for being in the top 10% most cited articles on computer science for the year they were published. We also noted that the client has been active as a peer reviewer for international conferences and premier journal publications, conducting over 30 reviews at the time of filing.

The client also received four letters of recommendation from extremely qualified experts in his field associated with institutions including New York University and Microsoft. One of the letters had the following to say about his potential influence in the United States:

“[The client] has made pivotal contributions to scholarship in computer science focused on AR and multimodality. As the United States seeks to control escalating healthcare costs, which reached $3.6 trillion in 2018 alone, [the client’s] contributions are becoming more and more significant. [The client’s] continued efforts offer significant benefits to healthcare in the United States.”

To conclude, MLG is grateful to the client for allowing us to represent him in his application. We wishes him the best of luck with his new endeavors in the United States.

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