Data Scientist with over 5000 citations approved for O-1A Visa in only 8 days!

Case Information

Case Type: O-1A for Extraordinary Ability in the Sciences 

Industry: Research and Development in Computer Science

Field: Machine Learning, Data Modeling, and Robotics

Country of Origin: Greece

Position Offered: Senior Data Scientist

Approval Notice Date: May 2014

Processing Time: 8 days

Case Summary

Meyer Law Group was hired by a major American software company to aid a potential employee in his petition for an O-1A visa. To clarify, the O-1A visa is a nonimmigrant visa for individuals with extraordinary ability or achievements. The client has an extraordinary ability in the field of computer science. Specifically, he is an expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

A Summary of the Petition:

Firstly, we noted his strong academic background. For instance, the client has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and 53 publications. In addition, he had over 5000 citations at the time of filing. Also, we recognized that the client participated in nine international scientific conferences and journals as a reviewer and committee member. These include the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the International Conference on Machine Learning.

Secondly, the petition included numerous letters of recommendation. Each letter verified his remarkable technical skills and important contributions across a range of different topics. Furthermore, the letters validated the client’s international acclaim as one of the world’s leading researchers in machine learning.

To conclude, Meyer Law Group successfully filed the O-1 visa petition and received notice of its approval within eight days of filing. We proved to USCIS the extraordinary ability of our client and the potential positive impact his employment will have on the software company and computer science industry.

In short, we are grateful for the client’s trust in our firm. We wish him the best of luck in his future academic and research endeavors.

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