The P Visa is a non-immigrant visa allowing certain individuals to work temporarily in the United States. The P Visa classification covers foreign nationals that are internationally recognized athletes, artists or entertainers who perform as part of a team or entertainment group for trips of limited duration, such as a concert tour or a sports season. An applicant for a P visa does not have meet the “extraordinary ability” standard required for an O visa.
May my spouse and children come with me to the United States?
Yes, if your P visa is approved, your spouse along with any children under the age of 21, are eligible to come with you to the United States.
What is an O-1 Visa?
An O-1 non-immigrant visa is for the individual who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements.
The O nonimmigrant classification is commonly referred to as:
- O-1A: individuals with an extraordinary ability in the sciences, education, business, or athletics
- O-1B: individuals with an extraordinary ability in the arts or extraordinary achievement in motion picture or television industry
- O-2: individuals who will accompany an O-1, artist or athlete, to assist in a specific event or performance.
- O-3: individuals who are the spouse or children of O-1’s and O-2’s
Can I travel outside the US under the O non-immigrant status?
Yes, The O visa holder and family may travel in and out of the U.S. or stay continuously for as long as the visa stamp and status are valid.
Can my spouse and children come with me to the US?
Yes, your spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 may come with you to the US.
Atallah Law Group represents individuals involved in the music business, performing arts, and sports teams from countries around the world, including:
England • France • Germany • Philippines • Bulgaria • China
We are able to provide immigration legal services in several languages, including English, Arabic, French, and Russian.