The entertainment industry is a global industry with entertainers and athletes traveling around the world to showcase their extraordinary ability. The Hanlon Law Group, P.C., in Pasadena, California, assists foreign athletes or entertainers and professional sports teams obtain the necessary visas to visit and work in the United States.
If you are an athlete or entertainer, or you represent an entertainment group, contact the immigration lawyers at Hanlon Law Group, P.C. We represent individuals involved in the music business, performing arts and sports teams from countries around the world, including:
The type of visa someone needs depends on whether they are filing as an individual athlete or performer, or they are applying as a member of a group or team. P-1 visas are nonimmigrant visas for sports teams and groups. O-1 visas are for individuals with extraordinary talent who want to stay and perform temporarily in the United States. These visas can lead to first preference status for permanent green cards. O-1 visa requirements include:
- Nomination for or recipient of a major award
- International recognition
- Significant record of accomplishment
- Other factors showing above standard performance
The immigration attorneys at Hanlon Law Group, P.C., will analyze the opportunity and determine which category of visa is appropriate for the situation.
Contact a Los Angeles Visa Attorney Today!
Contact our office for help obtaining the necessary athlete or entertainer visa. We offer the highest quality legal advice in a free initial consultation. Free confidential consultation about O-1 and P-1 athlete and artist visas. We accept all major credit cards. Payment plans may also be available. We are able to provide immigration legal services in several languages.