Navigating the U.S. immigration landscape can be challenging. For those with extraordinary skills and accomplishments, the O-1 visa is an option worth considering. In our top 10 FAQs, we break down everything you need to know about the O-1 visa – from qualifications to application processes, benefits, and more.
The O-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa category for individuals with extraordinary ability in the fields of science, arts, education, business, or athletics, who wish to work in the United States. One of the requirements for an O-1 visa is to provide evidence of the individual’s extraordinary ability, which may include awards or honors. We review some examples of awards that can be used for an O-1 visa application here.
The O-1 visa has been designated for individuals that can demonstrate they have achieved extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who have a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and have been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements. Find out if you qualify for an O-1 visa as an extraordinary professional.
Are you looking for alternatives to the H1B visa? While some individuals are limited to the H-1B visa, others may have the fortune of having additional visa options. Many hopefuls miss out on the H-1B visa lottery each year, but there is still hope for you or your employee. Whether you were unsuccessful in obtaining an H-1B visa or you simply want to explore other visa options, here are eight alternatives that you should consider.
The US Secretary of State authorized consular officers through the end of 2022 to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain temporary employment nonimmigrant visa applicants who have a petition approved by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Find out if you qualify here.
After a denial of a TN visa, our client reached out for help. Despite previous TN visa approvals our client was denied and looking for options to work in the US. We reviewed the situation and were able to determine that he qualified for an O1A visa. We were able to assist in preparing an O1A visa application that was approved by USCIS. We discuss the approval here.
O1A Visa approved for an auctioneer. Our client is a renowned auctioneer for charity and religious organizations. He had entered into contracts to provide auctioneer services in the United States. We were able to assist in preparing an O1A visa petition that was approved by USCIS. We discuss the O1A visa approval here.