Working in the US

rdparmar.esq

Reshma
Parmar

Glossary of Basic U.S. Immigration Terms

In this blog entry, I decided to provide everyone with a list of the most common terms that come up in U.S. immigration lingo.  After talking to clients, I found that many of them are confusing like Visa and Status.  Some are always being discussed in their short, abbreviated form like EB1...


fatos

Fatos
Kopliku

My first blog entry for Bio Careers

Hello everyone. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Fatos I am from Albania, a small country about the size of Maryland. I graduated from the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department of Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Later I worked in the Natural History Museum in London. 


ping232

Ping
Xiao

QUALITY

Quality is the life of industry, especially for healthcare related enterprises. We need to satisfy not only the customer, but also the government. If you want to work for industry, no matter what kind of work you do, you have to put quality in your mind first. Furthermore, if you work for an interna...


ping232

Ping
Xiao

Reality and Actuality

Has anybody thought that reality and actuality is not always the same? There may not be many people like those in Reality TV shows, but has anybody thought about its actuality? I will use GAMBLING as an example to discuss reality and actuality.Do scientists gamble? Many scientists would say: “No, ...


ping232

Ping
Xiao

Live, Love and Pray

This is a blog for PhDs who, in their focus on scientific research, have lost their work/life balance.Some people may think PhDs are too narrowly focused and think differently than others, and are especially without people and communication skills. This may be true for a lot of PhDs, but not everybo...


ping232

Ping
Xiao

Capitalism

This article is written relating to a question on my blog - what did I find out after I coming out of the school that surprised me the most. I found out what Capitalism is in the real world. 20 years ago, when I moved from China, the highest salary in China was about $10 per month. Regular workers i...


rdparmar.esq

Reshma
Parmar

Focus on the National Interest Waiver - Part II

This entry is a follow up to the last one on National Interest Waiver (NIW) cases.  I want to focus on the troublesome NYSDOT (NY State Dep't of Transportation - landmark case that re-defined how we file NIW cases) Third Prong that is an issue for all clients.  It is the hardest one to pro...


rdparmar.esq

Reshma
Parmar

Individual Experiences in America

As a lawyer, I not only advise clients on the fastest, cost effective path to U.S. immigration, but many times over the course of a case, it becomes necessary to help a client with matters more personal and emotional.  Because U.S. immigration can be a lengthy process for many, I may meet a cli...


ping232

Ping
Xiao

How to Deal With Cultural Changes

The famous “American Dream,” along with many stories of success, have attracted talented people to the U.S. as the best place for scientists in the world.  I believe many PhDs who are seeking further career development and successful lives are from different countries. I am also from a coun...


ms.wennylin

Wenny
Lin

Foreign postdocs at the NIH

During my first meeting with the planning committee for the 2011 NIH Career Symposium, I learned that more than 60% of the postdoc fellows at the NIH are non-US citizens or residents. Briefly judging from the accents heard around the room that day, I estimated that possibly 75% of the planning commi...