O-1 Visa

O1 followed by EB1 - Outstanding Researcher

We first obtained an O1 for this applicant by identifying his talents and expertise to be a cut-above his colleagues with similar educational and work experience.  This applicant received a prestigious international award which set him apart from other research scientists in his field.  He was noted for ground-breaking work in drug addiction research.  We obtained recommendation letters from world experts and they noted that this applicant was one of the few researchers in the field who had achieved the highest level of success and had become

Nonimmigrant Visas: 
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Discussion Topics, Thursday, 28 May 2020:

FAQ: Applying for I-485 through a past employer or through a new employer || L-1A moving back to home country with green card pending || Can green card be applied for an old job under the international manager EB1C category? || Applying for naturalization/citizenship under Trump administration || Effect on H-1B of working from outside the USA ||  Laid off while green card is pending

Other:  Porting priority date from EB-2 two EB-1C as international manager || J-1 gap in status/O-1 visa || H-1 RFE converting to H-4 || Amendment or extension timing || Nunc pro tunc or consular processing of H-1B || H-4 extensions || OPT and CPT times || International adoption procedures || F-1 student working in the USA for a foreign company, etc.

USCIS Now Accepting Copies of Negative O Visa Consultations Directly from Labor Unions

Effective immediately, USCIS will begin accepting copies of negative consultation letters directly from labor unions relating to a current or future O nonimmigrant visa petition request.

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O Visa Services and Fees

The fee schedule for O classification (fees are payable by personal or corporate checks) is as follows:


1. Legal fees (for our Office):   $3200 payable at the commencement of the case
2. Filing fees (to the USCIS, Form I-129):   $460
3. Federal Express Expenses:   approx. $100

Note:  We charge the same fees for new cases and extensions for O visas.


Nonimmigrant Visas: 

Guestbook Entry for Dr. ManoJ Jadhav, United States

Dr. ManoJ Jadhav
Green Card: 
Nonimmigrant Visas: 
United States

I have been working with Mr. Khanna and his expert team for both O1 visa as well as recently got EB1 approved. The team is an exclusive set of experts with an exceptional expertise to work with each client and they deliver the right product with a BIG smile on each clients face with a positive outcome!! Strongly, recommend Mr. Khanna and Diane to work with!!! Dr. Manoj Jadhav.

Current Immigration/Visa Options for Entrepreneurs

What are the requirements to get a visa and green card as an international entrepreneur? Is the start-up visa effective?

Watch the Video on this FAQ: Current immigration/visa options for entrepreneurs

Video Transcript

A few options for Entrepreneurial Visas:

Unless the context shows otherwise, all answers here were provided by Rajiv and were compiled and reported by our editorial team from comments and blog on immigration.com

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New Direct Filing Addresses for L, O, and P Nonimmigrant Petitions for Beneficiaries in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina

USCIS has changed the direct filing addresses for where to file certain forms for beneficiaries who will be working or training in Florida, Georgia, or North Carolina. The changes are as follows: 

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