Attorney Kornfeld has obtained approvals of many employment-based immigration petitions, such as National Interest Waiver, Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher and PERM labor certification-based immigrant
visa petitions, family petitions, removal cases and asylum petitions, and has
an excellent success rate, despite the extremely challenging nature of these petitions and cases.

Regarding the employment-based petitions, Attorney Kornfeld provides detailed instructions and checklists
and thorough outlines of recommendation letters and sample letters; exhaustively reviews drafts of letters from recommenders; extensively reviews the scientist’s field and achievements and prepares a clear
and compelling discussion of them in lay terms for the immigration petition; and files a comprehensive petition package, which includes a legal memorandum and carefully organized supporting documents.

After USCIS approves the immigrant visa petition, Attorney Kornfeld
continues to provide legal advice concerning employment authorization, foreign travel and changes in employment as it relates to the
pending application to adjust status (Form I-485), until the adjustment of status application is approved.

Outstanding Researcher EB1-B Petition for a research scientist:

Attorney Kornfeld obtained an approval of the Outstanding Researcher Petition for a research scientist at a prestigious cancer research and treatment institute. He has

has made novel and significant contributions to the field of cancer therapeutics and targeted drug delivery, which has elevated him to an outstanding researcher of international standing. 

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National Interest Waiver Petition for a professor of occupational therapy:

Attorney Kornfeld obtained an approval of the National Interest Waiver (NIW) for a professor of occupational therapy at a U.S. University. The professor's work in the fields of occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and gerontology and her pioneering research in treating and preventing diseases of the elderly are of substantial intrinsic merit and provide a prospective national benefit due to the dramatic increase in health care expenditures that have been forecast as the baby boomers reach the retirement age in the next two decades.

Attorney Kornfeld skillfully focused the attention of USCIS on the professor's unique multidisciplinary background and expertise in occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences and gerontology to set her apart from others in her field.

National Interest Waiver and Extraordinary Ability (EB1-A) Petitions for a scientist :

Attorney Kornfeld obtained an approval of the National Interest Waiver (NIW) and the Extraordinary Ability petitions
for a postdoctoral research scientist in the field of chemical genetics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Columbia University.

The scientist performed pioneering research in overcoming drug resistance in cancer cells and identifying effective cancer drugs in particular. However,
she was relatively young without a long track record. Attorney Kornfeld skillfully emphasized the scientist’s
extraordinary skill, novel research, international recognition and
substantial contributions to her field.

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Outstanding Researcher EB1-B Petition for a professor:

Attorney Kornfeld obtained an approval of the Outstanding Researcher petition for a professor in the field of pharmaceutical sciences within two weeks using premium processing, without receiving any request for additional evidence from USCIS.

The scientist performed pioneering research in the development of novel drug delivery systems for the treatment of breast cancer, Parkinson’s Disease, glaucoma, and epilepsy, among other diseases. 

National Interest Waiver Petition for a foreign parliamentarian:

Attorney Kornfeld obtained an approval of the National Interest Waiver (NIW) for a research scholar in US foreign relations with Iran and women's studies who served as a member of the Iranian Parliament.

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National Interest Waiver Petition for a Harvard University political scientist:

Attorney Kornfeld obtained an approval of the National Interest Waiver (NIW) for a Harvard University political scientist in the fields of political economy of civil conflict and healthcare.

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Asylum for an Egyptian woman :

Attorney Kornfeld helped an Egyptian woman to gain asylum in the US after demonstrating to USCIS that she had suffered persecution, and had a reasonable chance of suffering persecution if she returned to Egypt, on account of her religion and political opinion. 

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Asylum for a Ugandan woman :

Attorney Kornfeld represented a Ugandan woman to gain asylum in the
US after showing that she had suffered persecution, and had a reasonable chance of suffering persecution if she returned to Uganda, on account of her imputed political opinion and membership in a particular social group.