How do I qualify for an O-1B visa?
O-1 visas offer workers in specialized fields, such as the arts, sciences, education, athletics, or business, an opportunity to legally work in the United States. For individuals with extraordinary ability in the arts, motion pictures, or the television industry, the O-1B visa may provide just the avenue you need to pursue your American dream. Our immigration lawyers at the NPZ Law Group, P.C. offer a look at the O-1B visa, how you might qualify, and the pros and cons of this visa type.
O-1 Visa Basics
An O visa allows immigrants to work legally
Qualifying for an O-1B Visa
The O-1B visa is intended for individuals with extraordinary ability in the arts. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations define art broadly. Art can include fine arts, visual arts, performing arts, and culinary arts. Aliens eligible for an arts visa could include performers, as well as supporting personnel like choreographers, sound designers, conductors, makeup artists, and the like.
To be eligible for an O-1B visa, the alien must be coming to the U.S. to perform in their area of extraordinary ability. He or she must be recognized as talented or prominent in their field. Evidence of their recognition could include
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