When drafting a letter of recommendation and it is essential that the person writing the letter is considered an "expert in the field". This means that the person writing the letter must have experience working in the field. While it certainly helps that they are famous, fame is not a requirement to being an "expert in the field". Anyone who has been working in the field for a while and has some experience can be considered an "expert in the field". In addition, the person need not be a US citizen or based in the United States. 'Experts in the field" may come from anywhere in the world. One thing to note, letters of recommendation from professors are not very useful in establishing that the beneficiary is extraordinary simply because it demonstrates that the beneficiary has just graduated from school.
Assuming you have an "expert in the field" willing to draft a letter for you, it is essential that the person speak to your achievements in the field and explain why these achievements are considered significant. It is insufficient to simply state without examples that the beneficiary is considered talented or holds promise. Without specific examples, immigration and is unable to decide whether or not the beneficiary has significant recognition for achievements and whether they are considered extraordinary. Therefore, it is key to provide examples and details about the beneficiary's achievements.
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