The Department of Homeland Security has announced new application fees that will take effect on October 2, 2020. This new announcement will increase the [...]
How do I prove the O-1B criterion that I have a record of major commercial or critically acclaimed success?
The O-1B visa is for foreign nationals (aliens) who have demonstrated extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim in the arts or extraordinary achievement in [...]
We just had an O-1B approval with USCIS for an experiential designer. The applicant works for a specialized marketing agency and was granted a [...]
If you are coming to the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (e.g. a B-1 visa or B-2 visa), the general rule is that your [...]
How can I prove that I was a lead/starring participant in productions or events that have distinguished reputation?
The O-1B visa is for foreign nationals (aliens) who have demonstrated extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim in the arts or extraordinary [...]
The O-1 visa nonimmigrant visa is for individuals who possesses extraordinary ability in certain fields. For more information about O-1 visa petitions, please click here. The O-2 nonimmigrant [...]
How can I prove that I have achieved national or international recognition for my achievements? Do I qualify for an O-1B visa?
If you are an artist and you want to apply for an O-1B visa, you will have to demonstrate that: You received a major national or international [...]
Is there a limit as to how many times I can renew my O-1 visa? Is there a maximum time I can spend in the U.S. on an O-1 visa?
No. There is not limit as to how many times you can renew your O-1 visa and there is no limit as to how [...]
I am in the U.S. on an O-1 status and I want to change my employer. Does my new employer have to file a new O-1 petition? Do I have to get a new visa stamp?
If you are currently in the U.S. on an O-1A or an O-1B status and you want to change your employer, you can do [...]
The U.S. Government publishes data on the number of people who apply for visas at U.S. Consulates along with the number of visas that [...]
What Does It Mean To Play A Lead Role for Productions? What Does It Mean To Play A Lead/Starring Role Organizations? What Are Productions of Distinguished Reputation?
The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is for individuals who possess extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who have a demonstrated [...]
I have a majority ownership interest in a U.S. Company. Can the company sponsor me for an H-1B visa? Can the Company sponsor me for an O-1 or TN visa?
H-1B One of the H-1B requirements is that the petitioning U.S. company demonstrates that there is an Employer-Employee relationship. This means that the petitioning [...]
Many of our new clients think that they can automatically get an O-1 visa for 3 years. This is a common misconception. The immigration [...]