This is pretty obscure, but it goes to the issue of scientific integrity in the area of "scientific research". Can your data be verified or should we just take your word for it, because you are a pretty face? Here is the piece in question, which implicates Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren.
And, the research was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which suggests taxpayer money.
Is Immigration Lawyer Marisa DeFranco still about?
Regards — Cliff