O-1 Visa

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    O-1 Visa Spouse: a Complete 2022 Guide

    Published on December 11, 2022

    The O-1 visa is for foreign nationals who possess the extraordinary ability or have records of exceptional achievement with national or international recognition in their professional fields. Spouses and dependents of O-1 and O-2 visa holders can file for the O-3 visa so they can accompany them to the U.S. and seek pathways to adjust…

  • O-1 Visa For Computer Scientists and Software Engineers

    O-1 Visa for Computer Scientists and Software Engineers | Criteria and Process

    Published on December 11, 2022

    U.S. work visas are designed for different categories of people based on their skills and background, and it is best that each applicant chooses the one that best aligns with his or her career goals and aspirations. If you are a computer scientist or a software engineer, the O-1 visa may be the perfect fit…

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    O-1 Visa vs EB-1 Green Card | Differences, Approval Rate, Processing Time

    Published on November 01, 2022

    For foreign extraordinary workers, there are many visa options available. Choosing the right one, however, can easily be complicated. In this post, we will help you understand the differences between the O-1 visa and the EB-1 green card. If you’re planning on switching from an O-1 to an EB-1 status, the process will require some…

  • O-1 Visa for Independent Contractors

    O-1 Visa for Independent Contractors

    Published on October 30, 2022

    One of the major misconceptions about the O-1 visa, also known as a contract visa, is that its application process must be an arrangement between an employer and an employee. Though the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) often use the term “employer” when referring to work visa sponsors, in the case of O-1,…

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    O-1 Visa Processing Time | Renewal & Premium Processing

    Published on September 04, 2022

    If you qualify as a foreign worker with extraordinary achievements, then there’s a good chance you want to know everything there is to know about your prestigious visa including how long it will take. While the official O-1 visa processing time is relatively short, there are some other things to take into consideration when planning…

  • O-1 Visa FAQs

    O-1 Visa FAQs | Workers of Extraordinary Ability

    Published on May 20, 2020

    Who should obtain an O-1 visa? The O-1A and the O-1B Visas are specifically designed for foreign nationals with extraordinary abilities in the fields of science, business, art, athletics, motion pictures, education, or television who wish to work for a company within the United States. Each type of visa requires specific evidence of achievement in…

  • O-1 Visa Fees 2020

    O-1 Visa Processing Fees 2020 | Extension, Petition, Refund

    Published on April 28, 2020

    One of the most prestigious visas available is the O-1 visa for people with extraordinary ability. The requirements may be strict, but the advantages are many. For those that qualify, you may be wondering how much this coveted visa will cost you. To find out what the O-1 processing fees will be for 2020, keep…

  • O-1 Visa Extension

    O-1 Visa Extension | How to Apply & Requirements

    Published on April 11, 2020

    As a non-immigrant in the U.S., you have a limited time to complete the purpose of your trip before you reach the date on your Form I-94. As an O-1 visa holder, you are visiting the United States as someone with extraordinary abilities in business, science, education, athletics, or the arts.