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EB1 – Head of Data, Products & Infrastructure / Banking – Riaz

EB1 - Riaz - Banking - Dubai - Head of Data

EB1 – Riaz – Banking – Dubai

A desire to be at the forefront in his business studies drew Riaz to the United States of America and his ambition to remain at the leading edge in his career caused him to look into all possible visa options open to him.  Intensive research led Riaz to the experienced doors of the Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram with no regrets.  Please read on as Riaz shares with us his personal journey to success.

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Tell me about where you are from and a little bit about what you do?

I’m originally from India but grew up in Oman and Dubai. I work as Head of Data, Products and Infrastructure in the banking industry.

Why do you want to live in America? What’s so special about America?

 Attracted by some of the top business schools in the world, I moved here around 12 years ago to do my MBA.  After completing my MBA, being in the US working in technology and financial services in New York afforded me the opportunity to be at the leading edge in both of these domains.

Riaz at the cutting edge in NYC

What was your visa choice and how did you come to that decision?

I was originally on a H1B and then tried the EB2 process to obtain a green card through my employers. This was such a lengthy process I decided to look into other options and chose the EB1 with the Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram.

How would you describe your experience in working with us?

Right from the get go when I spoke with Diana she was incredible and instilled confidence in me that it was possible. Sometimes that’s the hardest part! Diana also facilitated the intake/assessment process. I worked closely with Judith as my account manager and she was phenomenally patient, understanding, knowledgeable and assisted me with all the templates I needed to meet all the criteria for the different categories.

What were some of the evidence challenges you had to work on in the preparation of your case?

Reaching out to folks that I worked with, getting letters of recommendation and establishing critical roles took a lot longer than I expected. It took months! Sometimes people were travelling or just busy.  There were many events I was involved in where I was serving as a speaker and/or judge, but it was difficult and time consuming to get the confirmation that I had done so in retrospect.

Riaz experiencing the US to the max

What were you doing when you found out you were approved? What was your immediate reaction? How did/will you celebrate?

I was in an Uber with one of my oldest friends in life when I found out my Adjustment of Status had been approved.  We were on our way to the airport to go on a camping vacation at Yosemite National Park so it turned into a double celebration of life!

Would you recommend your family and friends and why?

Absolutely! In fact I have already recommended the Law Offices of Chris Ingram to over 40 – 50 people. Why? Because it’s a very challenging process and the burden of proof is on you to prove you qualify.  The team are very experienced and have done it over and over and you need them to guide you through the whole process.


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