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March 31, 2020

Dear Clients and Friends,

We hope that you, your families and networks are all healthy and surviving both the COVID-19 crisis and the new frightening, challenging world in which we find ourselves right now. Our firm continues to work (remotely), with a renewed mission o...

March 2, 2020

E-2 Investor Visas -- Options and Strategies

The US economy turns on constant inflows of new investment – including, and especially, non-US investment. Subject to a number of caveats, the US offers visas to foreign investors (and their same-country designees) who invest...

January 29, 2020

Foreigners married to US Citizens can apply for a green card.

November 20, 2019

Artist Visas and Green Cards in the Time of Trump

Like everyone else, we have seen -- and continue to see -- some changes in the adjudication of visas and green cards in the last year. There have been new, burdensome rules put into place, like new interview requirements...

November 19, 2019

I just graduated with a Bachelor's (or Master's) Degree.

What now?

If you are close to graduating from a United States institution of higher learning, you can apply for a year of time in Optional Practical Training, better known as OPT. (You will need your school's cons...

November 13, 2019

O-1 Visas in the Arts are for visual and performing artists, designers and writers and often for the professionals in those fields as well. Curators, producers, critics, and others are often covered by O-1s in the arts too.

If you are thinking this might be a good optio...

November 13, 2019

The Big Step: Moving from O-1 to a Green Card

Transitioning to a Green Card is the right move for many people on O-1 Visas. However, whether the best route to a Green Card for you is via EB1-1, EB 2, NIW, EB 3 or even through your family, Green Card status—being a “lawf...

November 12, 2019

As we live in an era in which governments, out of fear, ignorance, or penury, seek to restrict funding for the arts, seek to thwart artistic expression, and seek to place barriers to the free interchange of international artistic creativity, a decent respect for world...

November 5, 2019

Now that you have your green card, there are some important facts to keep in mind so you are never at risk of losing it.

November 5, 2019

The common wisdom is that arts or film students on F-1 visas (while either studying or while working on OPT) cannot possibly amass the credits and achievements to qualify for an O-1 visa.

The common wisdom is often wrong. In many cases, international artists in F-1 Stat...

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