Visas For Performers, Artists, Scientists And Others With Extraordinary Abilities

Memphis Athlete and Artist Immigration Abogado

Lawyers Helping Performers, Scientists, and Teachers Obtain Nonimmigrant Visas in Shelby County

The United States provides many opportunities for people to work and earn an income. However, before foreign citizens can come to the U.S. to work, they must obtain a temporary work visa. While a number of visas exist for specialty and seasonal workers, there are also visas available for those with “extraordinary abilities.” If you fall into this category, Douglass & Runger, Licenciados en Leyes, can help you understand your best options for applying and obtaining the visa that applies to your situation.

We assist you with

Notice of Inspection Results

This notice shows that an employer is in compliance.

Notice of Suspect Documents

This notice shows that ICE has found that one or more employees are not authorized to work, and it will describe the potential civil and criminal penalties an employer may face for continuing to employ them. If this finding is not correct, the employer and employees may provide additional documentation to demonstrate the employees' eligibility for employment.

Notice of Discrepancies

This notice shows that ICE was unable to verify one or more employees' employment eligibility. After receiving this notice, employers should inform their employees and work with them to provide additional documentation that demonstrates their authorization to work.

Notice of Technical or Procedural Failures

This notice shows that there were some technical violations on the provided I-9 forms. Employers have 10 days to correct these violations.

Warning Notice

This notice shows that ICE found substantive violations with I- 9 forms, but they do not believe a fine is warranted, as long as the employer takes steps to come into compliance in the future.

Notice of Intent to Fine

This notice shows that ICE has found substantive violations and will fine the employer accordingly. After receiving information specifying these violations, employers may either negotiate a settlement with ICE or request a hearing with the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer (OCAHO).

Contact a Bartlett, TN Immigration Abogado

The requirements and application procedures for these types of nonimmigrant visas can be very complicated. If you are planning to come to the United States temporarily to work as an athlete, actor, filmmaker, artist, performer, scientist, or teacher, or if you are an employer, agent, or colleague looking to bring this type of foreign national people or group to the U.S., Douglass & Runger can work with you to meet your requirements and help you obtain the visas you need. Contact our Shelby County immigration lawyers at 901-388- 5805.