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O1 Visa Checklist For Aliens of Extraordinary Ability in the Motion Picture or Television Industries – INA Section 101(a)(15)(O) *

EB1 Green Card and O1 Visa Specialist - 101(a)(15)(o) and 8 CFR § Sec. 214(o) - US Immigration Attorney Chris M. Ingram. Call 661 254 8064. Originally from England now based in Los Angeles, California provides free initial consultations worldwide. For Green Cards, Work Permits and O1 Visas, EB1 Green Cards, E2 Visa, H-1B Visa, H-2B Visa, L1 Visa, K1 Visa, K3 Visa, EB2 Visa, EB3 Visa, F1 Visas and More. Serving All 50 US States.

O1 Visa Specialist – We help many professionals within the Entertainment Industry and the Arts. The O1 Visa and the EB1 green cards are by far the best visas to go for if we can qualify you. As you check out each of the sections below be sure to read the “More Info” sections too.

– O1 Visa Home Page
– O1 Visa Check List
—– The Arts Checklist
—-–Science Business Checklist
—– Motion Picture Checklist
– O1 Visa Testimonial Client Video  – Top Model
– O1 VisaTestimonial  Client Video  – Stunt Actor
– O1 Visa vs. EB1 Green Card
– O1 Visa and EB1 Green Card Guide
– P1 Visas, P2 Visas and P3 Visas
– Hollywood Connections

O1 Visa Checklist for Aliens of Extraordinary Ability

Motion Picture or Television Industries

INA Section 101(a)(15)(O)

O1 Visa Checklist: If you could satisfy (A) or  score at least 3 from these 7 options, even at a stretch, then this would be an excellent start.

A) Has been nominated for or been the recipient of significant national or international awards or prizes such as an Academy Award, an Emmy, a Grammy, or a Director’s Guild Award. [More Info]

B) By documentation of at least three of the following accomplishments:

1. Services, performed and to be performed, as a lead or starring participant in productions or events which have a distinguished reputation as evidenced by critical reviews, advertisements, publicity releases, publications, contracts, or endorsements; [More Info]

2. National or international recognition for achievements evidenced by critical reviews of other published materials by or about the individual in major newspapers, trade journals, magazines, or other publications; [More Info]

3. Performance in a lead, starring, or critical role for organizations and establishments that have a distinguished reputation as shown by articles in newspapers, trade journals, publications, or testimonials; [More Info]

4. A record of major commercial or critically acclaimed successes, as evidenced by such indicators as title, rating, or standing in the field, box office receipts, credit for original research or product development, motion picture or television ratings, and other occupational achievements reported in trade journals, major newspapers, or other publications; [More Info]

5. Significant recognition for achievements from organizations, critics, government agencies or other recognized experts in the field in which the alien is engaged. Such testimonials must be in a form that clearly indicates the author’s authority, expertise, and knowledge of the alien’s achievements; [More Info]

6. A high salary or other substantial remuneration for services in relation to others in the field, in the past or the future, evidenced by contracts or other reliable evidence; [More Info]

7. Any other comparable evidence to establish extraordinary ability in the field. [More Info]
From this list you need to be able to satisfy at least three. If you can, then you may well have the makings of a good case. Put all modesty aside and think American – putting all modesty aside!
O1 Visa Checklists
Sciences, Education, Business, or Athletics
* The Arts
Motion Picture or Television Industries
O1 Visa Home Page
(* Please note: Arts and Motion Picture Checklists are the Same but Evidence may be treated differently)

By Attorney Chris M. Ingram

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Chris M. Ingram LL.M., ESQ – Immigration Attorney
Admitted in New York.
Practice Specializing in US Immigration Law
520 Broadway, Suite 350,
Santa Monica,
California 90401
Tel: 310 496 4292

Everyday the Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram provides a comprehensive range of US Immigration expertise. We also provide a free consultation for our prospective clients.

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