Red tape can make foreign entertainers' performances a logistical nightmare. This course will cover the basics of visas and options for artists, entertainers and athletes from both a short and long term perspective. An overview of non-immigrant visas such as Os and Ps will be discussed in addition to immigrant options such as EB-1 and EB-2. Ethical implications of agents, self-employment, entity creation for purposes of petition, among other pitfalls will also be covered. Creative solutions / practice tips in this area will be discussed as well.