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o-1 visa
23 January 2015
On January 13, 2015, Senator Hatch (R-Utah) introduced the Immigration Innovation ("I-Squared") Act of 2015, a major immigration reform bill addressing the high-skilled and science...
20 November 2014
The high-tech industry will have at least two things to be happy about in President Obama's speech outlining executive actions he'll take on immigration...
23 September 2014
For employers increasingly frustrated by the acute shortage of H-1B visas as witnessed by the breathless exhaustion of the FY 2015 quota this past April not all hope is lost...
25 July 2014
In any of the Harry Potter movies which made him famous, it would have taken little more than a wave of his magic wand. Daniel Radcliffe had apparently failed to upgrade his visa...
14 January 2014
Justin Bieber's highly publicized arrest for DUI and other infractions has led some to compare the Canadian entertainer's handling by U.S. law enforcement to that of undocumented immigrations...
24 February 2013
In a quiet museum in a placid Connecticut community, Lee Walther, 72, is shrieking. She clasps her hands in an Oscar-winning pose, then throws them wildly toward the air...
22 May 2012
The Class Dojo founders' last hope was the so-called O-1 visa, typically granted to celebrities and Nobel Prize winners. The stringent criteria for this visa awarded for extraordinary ability includes nationally recognized awards...
7 October 2004
In March, the New Museum applied for an O-1 Visa Extraordinary Ability (arts, motion picture or television) for Mr. Bunting. At publication time, it was still being processed...
10 January 2003
In August 2001 the U.S. consular section in Moscow denied my O-1 visa (alien of extraordinary ability in the sciences). On Aug. 15, 2002 the INS re-approved my O-1 visa application but I still don't have a decision from the consulate in Moscow...
17 November 2002
He has many corporate customers as well, but it's his extensive and unique experience in trauma rescue photography that has earned Mennie a U.S. work visa in the category O-1 Extraordinary Ability...
2 July 1991
Australian models aspiring to follow in Elle Macpherson's footsteps may be in for a disappointment. From October, million-dollar faces from such faraway lands as Australia, Kenya and Germany may not be posing for the paparazzi inside US borders...