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.