An Overview of P-1 Visas for Athletes (Update)

Production Date: November 30, 2017 Practice Areas: Immigration Law and Sports & Entertainment Law Estimated Length: 3608 minutes


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This program, led by attorney Merrill Cohen, provides a detailed explanation of the following items concerning specialized visas:

  • the parameters of the P-1 Visa for athletes;
  • the information and documentation required of the athlete and the sponsor;
  • the parameters of what the athlete may do during the visa period;
  • how the visa relates to the B-1 and O-1; and
  • when to use those visas, in lieu of the P-1.  

She will also cover the transition of an athlete from player to coach, as well as the various options for the athlete to eventually obtain U.S. permanent residence, should he or she choose to remain here.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Choose the P-1 wisely via an informed decision
  2. Identify the limitations of the visa
  3. Advise the athlete about options for obtaining U.S. permanent residence
Timothy W.
Mena, AR

It is most refreshing to attend a course in which the presenter knows the subject matter this thoroughly and presents that knowledge in a comfortable style. Excellent. Thank you.