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    Chapter 2 – To Be The Best

    To Be The Best for O1, EB1 P1 Visas in Individual and Team Sports

    To Be The Best for O1, EB1 P1 Visas in Individual and Team Sports

    To Be The Best

    The O1 visa was introduced in 1990 to cater for non-immigrants who could be classed as persons of extraordinary ability in sciences, arts, education, business and athletics, and for those with extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry. The focus of this guide will be geared towards O1 Visas and EB1 green cards for aliens within the Sports, Track and Field community.

     It’s very easy to think that the words extraordinary and exceptional are easily interchangeable. However, for US immigration purposes, each of these words have distinct meanings.

    The legal term extraordinary ability seeks to identify those persons who have reached the very top of their professions. In other words, extraordinary ability might be reserved for ahtletes who represent their country, play in major league or regarded as being a leading light in their field.  In addition to reaching the top of your profession, in most cases but not all, the success has to be sustained to some degree, unless the achievement is so big that attaining it once is sufficient for a life time, e.g., establishing a world record, or winning a gold medal, or a national or international championship of some kind. 

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    Chapter 1  –  O1 Visas and EB1 Green Cards for Sports, Track and Field
    Chapter 2  –  To Be The Best
    Chapter 3  –  O1 Visa vs. EB1 Green Card
    Chapter 4  –  O1 Visa Check List
    Chapter 5  –  EB1 Green Card Checklist
    Chapter 6  –  Acclaim, Sponsorship and Visa Duration
    Chapter 7 –  O1 Visa and EB1 Green Card – Spouse and Children

     

     

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    Immigration Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram

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    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
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