NIW (National Interest Waiver) Document List
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3 copies of a completed and signed ETA 750B form. 2 original signed copies, and a third that may be a photocopy. https://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/pdf/eta750b1.pdf
A I-140 e-filing confirmation receipt (if the I-140 was e-filed), or a completed I-140 form https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-140.pdf
A copy of your passport (all pages containing stamps; do not copy blank pages)
A copy of your current non-resident visa status approval notice (F-1, J-1, H1-B, etc.)
A copy of the front and back of your most recent I-94 card. Electronic I-94 records are now kept by the CBP. Go to the following website to print documentation and retrieve your I-94 number- https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/request.html.
Foreign name and address page: include a sheet at the front of your package with your name and foreign address written in your native language if your native language does not use Roman letters. Since English is an official language of India, you are not required to provide your name or foreign address written in your native language as long as you were born in India.
Provide a legible and complete copy of your petition letter.
Your supporters’ CVs should be included behind the signed recommendation letters. If your supporters’ CVs are not available, a printed online biography is sufficient.
A copy of our highest degree diploma along with academic transcripts/records. The diploma must be supplemented by a degree equivalency evaluation if the highest degree is from a foreign university. Exception: Since the USCIS acknowledges that the M.B.B.S. is equal to an M.D., you do not need to supply a degree evaluation if the highest degree is an M.B.B.S. from an institution in India.
A copy of your complete CV
Evidence of continued work in the same field
A copy of each of your publications with your name highlighted in the author list.
Copies of your conference presentations with your name highlighted. In the case of conference schedules, only provide the first page and any subsequent pages that contain your name, with your name highlighted anywhere it appears.
Information about the publications where your work has been published including journal rankings and impact aspects
Your citation record: Only submit official citation records. For proof of international citations, include both proof that the article cited your work (may be taken from Google Scholar) and proof of the citing institution (usually the article’s first page). Your name and total number of citations should be highlighted. If submitted, the relevant discipline in the citation averages table should also be highlighted.
Evidence of Peer review
Additional evidence for other achievements or claims discussed in the petition letter such as awards, memberships, or funding. All petition letter claims should be supported by independent evidence. To make it easy for the USCIS officer to review your case, all evidence should be clearly labeled and separated.