Global Talent Immigration Law Group
An Extraordinary Ability Immigration Law Firm
Your O1 Visa Lawyer
Global Talent Immigration Law Group is a Los-Angeles based law firm that helps individuals with Extraordinary Ability in the entertainment and tech industries secure an O-1 visa and EB1 green card to live and work in the U.S.
To discuss an O-1 Visa , EB1 Green Card, or Family Based Immigration matter.
The Global Talent Immigration Law Group is a team of proficient legal experts who are devoted to assisting clients in accomplishing their objectives.
With a collective experience of more than 70 years in immigration law, our team is capable of managing even the most intricate cases.
We recognize that the immigration process can be overwhelming, which is why we strive to make it as hassle-free as possible for our clients.
Whether you require guidance in obtaining a visa or need assistance in navigating the immigration process, we are here to support and advocate for your rights.
Global Talent Immigration Law Group is a Los Angeles-based law firm dedicated to helping individuals with extraordinary abilities in the entertainment and tech industries secure O-1 visas and EB-1 Extraordinary Ability green cards. Global Talent Immigration also assists US citizens and permanent residents to sponsor their eligible family members for green cards.
At Global Talent Immigration Law Group, our mission is to help our clients move toward their personal and professional life goals.
We take pride in producing the highest quality work, and fighting for our clients. Educating our clients about their options so they can make informed decisions about their U.S. immigration status is a top priority.
We understand that relocating to a new country is a life-changing and multi-faceted endeavor, and our dynamic team will be there with you each step of the way.
We create both long-term and short-term immigration strategies for you and your family which will be tailored to meet your unique situation.
Our wish is to have each client who encounters our firm have a great experience and come away better than when we met.
Frequently Asked Questions.
1. What is an O-1 Visa?
The O-1 Visa is a non-immigrant visa category in the United States. It is designed for individuals who possess extraordinary ability or achievement in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry. The visa allows such individuals to come to the U.S. to work temporarily in their field of excellence.
The O1 Visa is for individuals with extraordinary abilities or achievements.
It covers several fields including sciences, arts, education, business, athletics, and the film or television industry.
The visa permits the holder to work temporarily in the U.S. in their field of excellence.
2. What are the eligibility criteria for an O-1 Visa?
To qualify for an O-1 Visa, applicants must demonstrate extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim or, in the case of motion picture and television industry applicants, must show a record of extraordinary achievement. This can be done through evidence such as receipt of a major internationally recognized award, or proof of a lesser nationally or internationally recognized achievements. A labor consultation from a relevant peer group, labor organization, or management organization is also generally required.
Applicants must demonstrate extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim.
Motion picture and television industry applicants should show a record of extraordinary achievement.
A labor consultation is generally required as part of the application.
3. What is the process to apply for an O-1 Visa?
The first step in the O-1 Visa application process is for a U.S. employer, agent, or foreign employer to file Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The petition must include the evidence supporting the individual's extraordinary ability or achievement. If approved, the individual may then apply for a visa at a U.S. embassy or consulate.
The first step is for a U.S. employer, agent, or foreign employer to file Form I-129.
The petition must include evidence of the individual's extraordinary ability or achievement.
If the petition is approved, the individual may apply for a visa at a U.S. embassy or consulate.
4. What is the duration of stay under an O-1 Visa?
The O-1 Visa provides an initial stay of up to three years in the U.S.
Upon completion of the initial period, visa renewals can be facilitated by our firm for extended stay.
While one-year extensions are an option, visa renewals provide a more comprehensive solution.
Renewals are based on ongoing requirements to fulfill professional objectives or event participation.
Our firm specializes in O-1 Visa renewals, ensuring uninterrupted continuation of your work or activity.
5. Can family members accompany O-1 Visa holders to the U.S.?
Yes, immediate family members of O-1 Visa holders, namely spouses and unmarried children under the age of 21, can accompany or follow to join the O-1 Visa holder in the U.S. They would need to apply for an O3 Visa. The O3 visa does not grant the right to work, but holders can engage in full or part-time study.
Immediate family members of O-1 Visa holders can accompany them to the U.S.
They need to apply for an O3 Visa.
O3 visa holders can engage in full or part-time study but are not permitted to work.