An O-1B nonimmigrant visa is for foreign nationals who have extraordinary abilities or achievements in the arts, motion picture, or television industries. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is clarifying its guidance on evaluating evidence to determine eligibility for O-1B nonimmigrants, based on stakeholder feedback who requested “predictable and transparent application of the O-1B evidentiary requirements.” Effective immediately, the new guidance says evidence for O-1B visa petitions does “not be entirely inapplicable to the beneficiary’s occupation in order to use comparable evidence.”
The evidence required for an O-1B visa includes the following:
It’s important to note that the evidence required for an O-1B visa is extensive, and the application process can be complex. It may be helpful to consult with an experienced immigration attorney to help you prepare your application and gather the necessary evidence.
Godoy Law Office provides business immigration law counsel and representation for both employers and employees in all immigration law contexts. Often foreign individuals want to pursue work and creative opportunities available in the United States and to live and work in the United States.
Our experienced immigration team assists foreign nationals in achieving their goals of living and working in America. Contact Godoy Law Office at 630-912-0322.
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