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What are some options besides the H-1B Visa?

    So you entered the H-1B lottery and you weren’t selected? As the lottery is now a reverse lottery, favoring US degree master holders, it is likely that you will need to seek out additional visa options to continue to remain in the US.      H-1B Visa   The H-1B visa is an

Why creating an LLC can help your O-1 Visa and EB-1A application

To really bring yourself to the next level, you want to start to actively think about filing a trademark, creating an LLC and creating the legal structures in place to be able to support the growth, the business growth of your art and of your artistry. This is directly related to strengthening your O-1 Visa

How Can a Trademark Help an Artist?

Trademarks can be very useful for professional artists in the development of their career.    Copywriting and Trademarking an Idea    Many artists have ideas that they would like to protect. However, an idea cannot be copyrighted nor can it be trademarked.    In order to ensure protection for an idea that you have, the

You Need These Contracts for Your Documentary Film

So you’re ready to start production on your own film, your very own film. Now, the best way to do this is to start to shift your mindset and understand the business of the arts. This means that you must incorporate contracts to protect your creative work. These three contracts will help you establish legal

O-1B Approval with 2 Unrelated Professional Titles: Performer and Photographer

Within the arts, it is sometimes difficult to stay within one profession.  Sometimes as a multidisciplinary artist, and you work on multiple different types of artistic mediums. Therefore, it is very common for a photographer to also do filmwork. Or for a performer to also serve as an influencer. It is entirely possible to file

O-1B Testimonial Letters

Testimonial letters are used in both O-1A cases and O-1B cases. However, in  O-1B cases, there is a specific evidentiary criterion called “Significant Recognition” which is typically used for including testimonial letters. There is a specific evidentiary criterion within the O-1B regulations known as Significant Recognition. To satisfy this criterion, you need to submit some

O-1B Visa Requirements

The O-1 Visa is a very complex but very rewarding visa. It can sometimes take months to develop a strong petition. Therefore, before you begin exploring O-1B Visa Requirements, ask yourself the following questions: How do I know that I qualify for the O-1? How do I know I’m going to get potentially approved for

O-1B Processing Times

A common question that is asked is: Should I file my case regular processing, or should I file my case, premium processing? Premium processing, you will get your case adjudicated faster, so you will get your response quicker, usually in about 3 weeks. The filing fee for premium processing is  $2,500. You can find more

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