Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Category Archives: O-1 Visas

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Immigration Voices: Dr. No vs. the League of Extraordinary Aliens

Posted in Extraordinary Ability, Guest Columns, O-1 Visas, Requests for Evidence (RFEs), USCIS, USCIS Ombudsman
[Blogger's note:  An anonymous immigration lawyer offers this lament on the woeful quality of adjudications at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  For related wailing, see:  “ 'I Hate [Bleep]ing Immigration Law’ — Whenever I Get an Unjust Request for Evidence,” “End the Tyranny of Immigration Insubordination,” and “Immigration Indifference – The Adjudicator’s Curse.”] Dear Immigration Colleagues: … Continue Reading

Guest Post: The New Immigration Reality for O-1 Visa Petitions by Agents

Posted in General, Guest Columns, O-1 Visas, USCIS
  [Blogger's note:  Today's post is written by my colleague and friend, Karin Wolman.  Karin's latest guest post,  like her last one, available here, critiques USCIS policy changes that adversely affect the use of the O-1 visa category by artists and entertainers.  When her last post was published on this blog, I was soon contacted by … Continue Reading

Immigration Service Hits Arts Presenters in the Purse

Posted in Employment-Based Immigration, General, General Immigration, Guest Columns, O-1 Visas, USCIS
[Blogger's Note: This blog on dysfunctionality in the world of U.S. immigration law and policy welcomes principled and thoughtful commentary by guest writers. Today's guest post is by Karin Wolman, a highly regarded New York immigration lawyer with an expertise in immigration issues affecting artists, entertainers and the venues where they perform.] U.S. Citizenship and … Continue Reading