O visa

O Visa Petition Approval and Being on O1, O2, or O3 Status

In this article, we will examine the petition approval process and rules of status for O1 aliens of extraordinary ability or extraordinary achievement, O2 accompanying aliens, and O3 spouses and children of O1 and O2 aliens.

O2 Visa Category and Evidentiary Requirements

The O2 nonimmigrant visa category exists for aliens who are seeking to enter the United States temporarily and work by accompanying and assisting the artistic or athletic performance of an O1 alien of extraordinary ability. In this article, we will examine the requirements for establishing eligibility for O2 status and general rules about the petitioning process.

New Filing Address for Petitions for L, O, and P Nonimmigrants Working in Florida, Georgia, or North Carolina

On April 20, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had changed the direct filing addresses for filing certain forms for L, O, or P nonimmigrant beneficiaries who will be working or training in Florida, Georgia, or North Carolina. In this post, we will detail the changes.