National Interest Waiver Sample Cases from our office

These are some sample cases from our files. It is impossible for us to present all have done past over 15 years of our practice. But these were some cases that came to mind when we started writing this column 2-3 years ago.

We won this case as the applicant was noted to be a critical component to the success of various projects and had a very large impact on the research program.  Referees described this applicant's talents to be rare and difficult to replace by U.S. workers.  Her original and pioneering research made her uniquely qualified to further this intrinsically important research which greatly effected the nation as a whole.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won this case for the applicant utilizing nine strong recommendation letters from sources around the world which included field experts as well as industry.
This applicant had fourteen years research experience and was noted as one of the top experts in her field. We noted that the applicant's innovative and pioneering research findings impacted the nation as a whole as not only the U.S. government but the competitive medical research industry was captivated by her work.  We showed that this applicant's unique research capabilities were scarce in the United States and other experts found her multidisciplinary skills irreplaceable.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won this case based on the applicant's critical role in a key U.S. Air Force project.  His level of expertise in this specialized field was highly sought after and necessary to achieve the military's objectives.  We provided letters from experts in the Air Force stressing their need to keep the applicant on the project or else it would fail.
 

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We won this case for an applicant with five years research experience.  The applicant was able to secure a very strong letter from the National Science Foundation director which detailed the innovative and pioneering work of the applicant.  It was noted that his skills were critical for an initiative developed by the Foundation.  We also offered evidence of his strong Ph.D. work as well as his publication record.

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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We obtained both and Outstanding Researcher and National Interest Waiver for this applicant.  Based on his strong academic record and exceptional work experience we were able to obtain letters of recommendation from leading experts around the world.  The applicant was currently working for one of the most prestigious research/teaching institutes in the world.  His innovative research was noted internationally and he had multiple scholarly articles in well-respected journals.  He also held membership in leading professional societies.  We provided documentation of the impact his work was having in the field throughout the country. 

DISCLAIMER: PAST APPROVAL OF A CASE IS NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION REGARDING THE OUTCOME OF FUTURE CASES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.

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