O Filing Requirements and Procedures

An O-1 petition may be filed by a U.S. employer, a U.S. agent, or a foreign employer through a U.S. agent, by filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, with the USCIS Service Center that has jurisdiction where the foreign national will be working, with the appropriate supplement and supporting documentation. An O foreign national cannot self-petition for himself.

This guide was developed by Meyers & Meyers, LLP as a resource to help you understand some aspects of Immigration Law, which is very complex. It is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. We recommend you contact one of our experienced Immigration Attorneys to devise an individualized plan to help you and/or your company achieve your goals. Please contact Meyers & Meyers, LLP at information@meyersandmeyers.com for assistance.

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