Case Studies

NIW Case Study – Software Engineer – Data Storage Systems and Infrastructure

NIW Case Study – Software Engineer – Data Storage Systems and Infrastructure

This case study examines the successful EB-2 NIW (National Interest Waiver) application of a Master’s Degree professional in the field of Advanced Computing – Data Storage Systems and Infrastructure. Our client is an Indian-born software engineer working at a Fortune 25 tech company in the United States. He approached Path Law Group in hopes of securing an approved I-140 (EB-2 National Interest Waiver).

NIW Case Study – International Executive Recruiter

NIW Case Study – International Executive Recruiter

Path Law Group was approached by Kenji Minami, a citizen of Japan, to pursue permanent immigration options in the United States. Mr. Minami advised us that during his consultation with another attorney he was advised that applying for a National Interest Waiver in the EB-2 category would be a “waste of money”. However, after a thorough evaluation of his qualifications, we concluded that the EB-2 National Interest Waiver would indeed be his best option.

NIW Case Study – Automotive Designer

NIW Case Study – Automotive Designer

We were approached to explore permanent immigration options for an automotive designer who was working in the US for an international automotive brand on a non-immigrant visa. During the client interview we evaluated several routes to permanent residency. At the time of consultation, the Biden Administration had recently released updated guidance on the National Interest Waiver, followed by USCIS Policy Memo updates. This was an encouraging sea-change considering the shroud of mystery and inconsistency that previously plagued the EB-2 NIW process.

EB-1A Case Study – Saumya Bhatnagar, Involve.ai

EB-1A Case Study – Saumya Bhatnagar, Involve.ai

Saumya Bhatnagar is a trailblazing tech entrepreneur with a passion for leveraging artificial intelligence to drive meaningful change in the world. As the Chief Product Officer and Co-founder of involve.ai, she has been instrumental in the development of an AI-driven Early Warning Dashboard that empowers companies to predict churn and revenue growth opportunities using customer data. Saumya’s dedication and expertise have been recognized by numerous prestigious accolades, including Forbes 30 Under 30, the Stevie Gold Entrepreneur of the Year award, and listings among the 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech by the National Diversity Council and the Top 100 Women by AI Technology magazine.

EB-1A Case Study – Dr. Sufiyan Chaliwalla, PhD

EB-1A Case Study – Dr. Sufiyan Chaliwalla, PhD

Dr. Sufiyan Chaliwalla approached Path Law Group to guide him in obtaining permanent residency in the United States. After reviewing Dr. Chaliwalla’s qualifications we advised him on his options and he chose to pursue a green card in both the NIW and EB-1A categories on the basis of his extraordinary abilities in the field of Chemical Engineering.

O-1B Visa – Scandebergs Case Study

O-1B Visa – Scandebergs Case Study

It is difficult to reduce Scandebergs’ work to a single medium, rather, it is at the intersection of Fashion, Art and Photography. They have shot commercial campaigns for the world’s most renowned brands, including Prada, Gucci, Chanel, Nike and Versace. They have profiled world-renowned artists like Marina Abramovic. Their work has been exhibited in art galleries as well as on the cover of Vogue and Time Magazine, and they have been honored by British Fashion Council as one of the most innovative young creatives in the world.

E-2/EB-1A – Clair Pay Case Study

E-2/EB-1A – Clair Pay Case Study

In October 2019 we were approached by a trio of Swiss nationals with an ambitious idea: create a social fintech company aimed at disrupting the predatory payday lending industry. Our initial task was to obtain E-2 visas for all three founders.

Prior to their arrival on the scene, most hourly workers seeking advances on their wages would be subject to exorbitant fees by lenders, and most solutions were made to keep consumers in a lending trap instead of helping them save.

E-2 Case Study – Will Lyte

E-2 Case Study – Will Lyte

In April of 2017, Path Law Group was approached by Mr. Will Lyte for advice on how to secure an E-2 visa in order to open a business in the United States. Will had grown a very successful camera operating company in the United Kingdom, and had established a strong reputation for himself within the industry. As a result, he wanted to expand his business into the U.S. under the name of Lyte Camera Facilities LLC.

O-1B Case Study – Ruby Sumegi, Model

O-1B Case Study – Ruby Sumegi, Model

Late one evening we received a call from a very pleasant and slightly anxious woman named Melanie. Her daughter, Ruby, had been a high-profile child model in Australia and now wanted to establish a career here in the United States. Ruby had already received interest from several distinguished U.S. fashion brands but she did not have the visa required to model for them.