There are many opportunities for foreign nationals to come to the United States either on a permanent or temporary visa. An example of a temporary visa is the O Visa. A qualified employment-based immigration attorney can help you better understand this type of visa and whether you qualify.
You are eligible for this visa if you possess extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics. A qualified O visa lawyer can help you to determine your eligibility.
This visa is also available to individuals who have demonstrated a record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and have been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements.
In order to qualify for an O-1 visa, you must demonstrate extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim and must be coming temporarily to the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability. Extraordinary ability has been defined in the fields of science, education, business or athletics as a level of expertise indicating that the person is one of a small percentage who has risen to the very top of their field of endeavor.
In order to demonstrate international recognition and extraordinary ability in the business or sciences, you may provide evidence that you are the winner of an internationally-recognized award, such as a Nobel Prize, or by demonstrating at least three of the following:
To demonstrate international recognition and extraordinary ability in the arts and motion pictures and television, you may also provide evidence that you are the winner of an internationally-recognized award, such as an Academy Award or a Grammy, or by demonstrating at least three of the following:
This is a very brief summary of the process and it is imperative that you review all of the requirements of this particular visa before submitting your application. You can contact a qualified O visa lawyer to learn more about the process.
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