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This program was recorded on June 1, 2018
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.
Attorney Flavia Santos Lloyd is passionate about immigration law and the community she serves. As an immigrant herself, Ms. Santos Lloyd can relate to her clients’ experience during the immigration process. With focus on quality customer service, zealous and diligent representation of her clients, and a proven track record, she has served a wide range of her clients’ immigration needs. Her practice focuses on a broad spectrum of immigration matters such as family-based, employment-based, naturalization, waivers, adjustment of status, consular processing, asylum, and removal defense. She also devotes her time to scholarly work by writing research papers and presenting them at national and international conferences.
2 General Credits
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- O visas – what is extraordinary ability? O-1A and O-1B
- P visas – what is the difference between Os and Ps? Practical implications
- EB-1 – extraordinary ability for an EB-1 vs for O-1
- EB-2 – exceptional ability
- B-1 – when to use it, but not to abuse it
- From athlete to coach – strategic decisions
- Drafting employment contracts for these visas – what to look for and what to avoid
- Ethical issues / implications