Archive for the ‘O-1’ Category

Defining Your ‘Field’ For Purposes of an EB-1 (Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researcher or Outstanding Professor) or an O-1

8/7/2014 Written by SRW Lawyers

Both of these categories carry similar evidentiary requirements in that the foreign national must display that they are an individual of extraordinary ability within their field by satisfying the statutory criteria set forth and for EB-1 purposes, satisfying an overall ‘final merits determination’.  However – one of the first challenges that applicants and their attorneys [...]Read More >

EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Approved in 4 Days by USCIS for Golf Instructor!

10/5/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

Our office just recently received an approval notice for an EB-1 Extraordinary Ability petition for a client who is a prominent professional golf instructor. While she had been the beneficiary of two prior O-1 visas (Non-Immigrant Visa for Aliens of Extraordinary Ability) which were also completed by our office, there was no guarantee that she [...]Read More >