Petition approved, and applicant now has her green card.
"National Interest Waiver" (NIW) Exceptional Ability petition for Industrial Designer. This petition was particularly challenging because the applicant did not have an advanced degree or any scholarly articles, and had less than a decade of experience in the field. However, we were able to demonstrate that the applicant's designs were in the national interest because they included medical devices that assisted doctors throughout the U.S.
In the Matter of MELTWATER NEWS US1, INC.
Jul 16, 2014
New precedent with nation-wide impact
http://www.oalj.dol.gov/Decisions/ALJ/PWD/2014/In_re_MELTWATER_NEWS_US1_I_2014PWD00005_(JUL_16_2014)_135126_CADEC_SD.PDF Appeal from Department of Labor Prevailing Wage Determination in connection with PERM labor certification