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O1 Visa Introduction

Video Introduction to The O1 Visa

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An o1 visa is for thoe aliens who want to come to the U.S. to work for a specific period of time. For example, if you need to work on a project. You will be alowed to stay in the country for the duration of the project. Once the project end date is reached you will then return to your country of origin. 

Summary of O1 Visa Application Criteria

If you could satisfy (A), or score at least 3 from these 8 options, even at a stretch, then this would be an excellent start for an o1 visa application.

(A) Receipt of a major, internationally-recognized award, such as the Nobel Prize, or

1. Documentation of the alien’s receipt of nationally or internationally recognized prizes or awards for excellence in the field of endeavor; [More…]

2. Documentation of the alien’s membership in associations in the field for which classification is sought, which require outstanding achievements of their members, as judged by recognized national or international experts in their disciplines or fields; [More…]

3. Published material in professional or major trade publications or major media about the alien, relating to the alien’s work in the field for which classification is sought, which shall include the title, date, and author of such published material, and any necessary translation; [More…]

4. Evidence of the alien’s participation on a panel, or individually, as a judge of the work of others in the same or in an allied field of specialization for which classification is sought; [More…]

5. Evidence of the alien’s original scientific, scholarly or business-related contributions of major significance in the field; [More…]

6. Evidence of the alien’s authorship of scholarly articles in the field, in professional journals or other major media; [More…]

7. Evidence that the alien has been employed in a critical or essential capacity for organizations and establishments that have a distinguished reputation; [More…]

8. Evidence that the alien has commanded and now commands a high salary or other remuneration for services, evidenced by contracts or other reliable evidence. [More…]


Immigration Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram

Immigration Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram

US Immigration Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram
Chris M. Ingram LL.M., ESQ – Immigration Attorney
Admitted in New York.
Practice Specializing in US Immigration Law
401 Wilshire Boulevard, 12th Floor,
Santa Monica,
California 90401
Tel: 442 244 4350

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