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Options Beyond the H-1B: Consider the NIW and Its New Adjudicatory Standard

  On December 27, 2016, the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) issued a landmark decision for EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) green card cases, which may make it easier for some to pursue this option. The AAO decision eliminated the existing NYSDOT standards and replaced them with more realistic standards. USCIS may now grant an NIW if the petitioner demonstrates: that the foreign national’s proposed endeavor has both substantial merit and national importance; that he or […]

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Immigration Success Story: NIW Green Card for a Scientist from Taiwan

The Marks Gray Immigration Team regularly helps clients obtain Green Cards for permanent residency through National Interest Waivers (NIW). This month, we are highlighting a success story of a scientist from Taiwan who is well-known for the development and implementation of novel proton therapy technologies used to combat cancer.

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