This workshop will provide an introduction to the immigration visa process for artists and arts organizations and answer these fundamental questions:
-How does the basic immigration system work for visual and performing artists who are foreign nationals?
-What are the obligations of a sponsoring arts organization and what are the costs and time frames?
-What are the main temporary visa categories for artists and what is “extraordinary ability” in the arts?
-What is a “dual intent” visa and what are the steps to apply for permanent residence and U.S. Citizenship?
-What low-cost resources are available to arts organizations and when is it advisable to consult an immigration attorney?
General Admission: $20 Online (+ Processing Fees).
CLA Members: $10 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.
CLA Senior Members $5 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.
CLA Student Members $5 Online (+ Processing Fees). Requires Member Access Code.