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O-1A Associations Criteria


8 CFR 214.2(O)(3)(iii)(B)(2)


Summary

This statute is in plain language.

Pre-Amble

[8 CFR 214.2] Special requirements for admission, extension, and maintenance of status;
(o) Aliens of extraordinary ability or achievement;
(3) Petition for alien of extraordinary ability or achievement (O-1);
(iii) Evidentiary criteria for an O-1 alien of extraordinary ability in the fields of science, education, business, or athletics. An alien of extraordinary ability in the fields of science, education, business, or athletics must demonstrate sustained national or international acclaim and recognition for achievements in the field of expertise by providing evidence of:

Law Text

(2) Documentation of the alien's membership in associations in the field for which classification is sought, which require outstanding achievements of their members, as judged by recognized national or international experts in their disciplines or fields. 8 CFR 214.2(O)(3)(iii)(B)(2).

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