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Achievement-Based Immigration

Visas for Athletes, Scholars, Scientists, and Artist

These visas are specifically designed to address the immigration needs of individuals excelling in their respective domains. These visas are crafted to streamline the entry process for professionals with outstanding skills and contributions in the fields of sports, academia, scientific research, business, and the arts. Each visa category has its own set of qualifications and criteria, offering a specialized route for athletes, scholars, scientists, and artists to pursue opportunities and enrich the cultural and intellectual landscape of the host country.

Temporary (Non-Immigrant) Visas

  •  O-1 Visa: Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

  • P-1 A: Athlete Visa

  • P-3: Artist or Entertainer Visa

Permanent (Immigrant) Visas

  •  EB-1A: Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

  • EB-1B: Outstanding Researcher or Professor

  • National Interest Waiver (NIW)

What Our Clients Say

"I first came to the states in 2005 on J-1 visa. After I finished my training, I had the opportunity to hold a faculty position at a university hospital . The only hurdle against attaining this position was the fact that I can not hold a faculty position on a J-1 visa. To make it even harder, my J1 visa was subject to Section 212, meaning that I have to reside in my home country for 2 years before I can come back to work in the US. This was when I sought help from Ms. Feist. The general consensus was that the only way for me to obtain my job is to get an O-1 visa. Ms. Feist helped me put the paperwork together and writing the proposal for my case. I could not believe that I had the approval for the O-1 status and within 72 hours of case submission. This had a major impact in my career and the ability to practice medicine in the US..."
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