Nashville is known as the “Athens of the South” because of its many well-known universities and medical research centers. Rose Immigration Law Firm assists research and teaching faculty at universities in Nashville and throughout the southeast United States.
H-1B and O-1 Status: University professors and researchers at medical schools and teaching hospitals do not face the certification difficulties of health care workers. No special certification is required, so most medical researchers can easily qualify for H-1B or O-1 visas. And fortunately, the university professors are not subject to the H-1B numerical limitation.
Permanent Residence: For permanent residence, we find that most health and biomedical researchers can qualify for the National Interest Waiver or Extraordinary Ability category. Professors, likewise, can qualify for the Outstanding Professor or Extraordinary Ability category. Sometimes we will use the national interest waiver for certain researchers or professors.
Our clients include some of the world’s best AIDS researchers, cancer researchers, physicists, mathematicians, and chemical engineers, just to name a few. We have also taken this work into more creative areas of research such as super-parallel computing.
The staff at Rose Immigration Law Firm agrees that it is in our national interest to encourage the world’s best professors and researchers to bring their special skills and brainpower to the United States.