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What to Do Before Filing for the EB-1A

The EB-1A is a green card based on extraordinary ability.    Step 1: Consult with an Attorney and Have a Strategy Session It is essential that you get a professional opinion of an experienced immigration attorney. You should ensure that you have the proper qualifications to qualify for the EB-1A.  A strategy session gives you

National or International Recognition in Your Field

O-1 Criterion: National or International Recognition in Your Field

One of the six criteria for the O-1 visa is national or international recognition within your field.   There are a variety of ways you can satisfy this criterion of national or international recognition. This can include press articles, publications of your work, or press features. It is extremely critical that when you are applying

Do You Need a High Salary for the O-1 Visa?

Do You Need a High Salary for the O-1 Visa?

The O-1 visa is a professional work visa, not a volunteer visa. This means that you must include proof of your future work in the United States, including how much you will be making.   Form I-129 includes a section that asks for your proposed salary in your future employment. It is important to note

Your CV and Why It’s Important for Your O-1 Visa

Your CV and Why It’s Important for Your O-1 Visa

The CV: it’s a critical piece of your petition. Yet, both attorneys and clients alike often overlook the CV in the O-1 process. A CV is also your resume. Therefore, this document should include your achievements, accomplishments, education, skills, etc. Unfortunately, more often than not, a traditional CV is not impressive in the eyes of

An Advisory Opinion: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

An Advisory Opinion: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

An advisory opinion is a vital piece of your petition. A simple way to look at an advisory opinion is to understand that it is a letter from a labor union which does “not object” to the granting of the O-1 visa . It is also considered to be a technical requirement of your petition.

Can I add additional work after I am approved for my O-1B?

Can I add additional work after I am approved for my O-1B?

One of the really great things about the O-1 visa or the artists visa, is the ability to really explore different opportunities in your career. The reason why you can do that is because O-1 petitions can be filed through an agent petitioner, which allows you to work with multiple employers and different projects throughout

O-1 Revocation: Can an O-1 Approval Be Revoked?

O-1 Revocation: Can an O-1 Approval Be Revoked?

There are a number of reasons an O-1 Petition can be revoked after it has been approved.   Automatic Revocation Under 8 CFR §214.2(o)(8)(ii), an approved O-1 can be automatically revoked if:   The petitioner goes out of business; The petitioner files a written withdrawal of the petition The petitioner notifies the Service that the

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An Overview of the Agent for the O-1 Visa

Who can serve as your agent? An agent can be: 1. A US citizen, 2. A green card holder, with at least 6 months validity period on the green card, or 3. A US-based company What are the responsibilities of your agent? Your agent is responsible for: 1. Receiving all of your communication on behalf

How to become an International Artist in the USA

How to become an International Artist in the USA

Reaching a wider reach of people and working professionally in the US is the dream of so many artists, creatives, and entertainers. For many, it means having “made it”   These three tips will help you get on that path to becoming an international artist :   1. Apply for the O-1 Visa (Artist Visa)

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