US Immigration for Foreign-born Scientists and Engineers - Employment, Green Card, and Travel

April 15, 2010

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What do foreign-born scientists, technology entrepreneurs, and investors need to know to legally work in the US? How can one gain path to citizenship as a scientist? Foreign-born scientists and scholars have and continue to contribute to the technical wealth and economic growth in the US. According to 2005 ChemCensus, about twenty percent of chemical professionals are foreign-born. Learn from our speaker the various US immigration avenues available for scientific and technical professionals.

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What You Will Learn

  • Key evidence you can gather for winning green card cases.
  • Extraordinary ability compared to national interest waiver applications for scientists.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) trends in assessing cases and quick processing.
  • Tips for submitting visa applications at US embassies or consulates.

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Martin Lawer
Lawler & Lawler