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 a case for National Interest Waiver a Microbiologist holding a Ph.D., 12 publications and over ten years research experience. We were able to provide evidence of a strong national interest through numerous letters of recommendation from leading scientists.  This applicant had an international reputation in his field.

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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This applicant was a data recovery specialist under contract with the U.S. government providing critical skills to a high-level project.  It was noted by referees that his knowledge and background were rare and greatly needed in the interest of our national defense.  We provided documentation of his academic achievements as well as additional specialized training.

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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