Category Archives: O Visa

Approved Agents for O Visa Petitions

Approved Agents for O Visa Petitions

A U.S. agent may file an O-1 petition for individuals who are traditionally self-employed or people who use agents to arrange short-term employment on their behalf with different employers.  In cases where a foreign employer authorizes the agent to act in its behalf, the agent may...

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Changing O-1 Visa Employment

Changes to O-1 Visa Employment

It is important to note that the O-1 visa approval given by USCIS is specific to the employer that filed the petition.  This means that the visa, when granted, only covers  the particular position for which the petition was filed.

What should I do if I...

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The O Visa for Extraordinary Individuals

O-1 Visa: Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

The O-1 nonimmigrant visa is especially tailored for the individual who possesses extraordinary abilities in the fields including science, art, education, business, or athletics.

Additionally, the O-1 visa is also available for those who have demonstrated a record of extraordinary achievement and distinction in...

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O Visa to Green Card

Using Your O Visa as a Stepping Stone to Your U.S. Green Card


The O visa can offer diverse options for the visa holder.  O-1 visa holders and their O-3 dependents may change to another nonimmigrant visa status for which they are eligible or adjust their status to become a...

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