An overview of the intersection between the Arts and Immigration Law
Immigration and U.S. Visas for Creative Artists
This presentation will provide an overview of the intersection between the Arts and Immigration Law. Details will include a review of current visa options available to foreign national artists, arts entrepreneurs and arts organizations.
Topics to be discussed (subject to change):
Brief Overview of the Immigration System Why an understanding of immigration is important
Non-immigrant v. Immigrant Visas
Common immigration misconceptions
I-94 v. Visas
Dual Intent Visas
How to Obtain Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Visas for Artists
What are the Expected Processing Times?
Other Relevant Non-Immigrant Visa Options and for Arts
Dos and Donts When Crossing the Border
Practical Tips on Avoiding Fraud and Other Schemes
Immigrant Visas (Green Card) Considerations