Immigration for Sports & Entertainment Part II (Update)

(193 Ratings)

Produced on: October 26, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 65 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

In Part II of his updated programs on immigration for Sports & Entertainment, Michael Cataliotti, a New York City-based business immigration and entertainment attorney, examines sports immigration in greater detail, dives a bit deeper into some of the nuances of entertainment immigration, and touches upon those visas not previously discussed, but worth considering. Special attention will be paid to current trends, future projections, and what the climate is like in the immigration world for both sports and entertainment industries.

As in Part I, Michael provides insight into the type of clients the practitioner can expect to encounter, as well as considerations unique to certain industries of performance and play. The course also includes tips and considerations for both the private practitioner and in-house counsel with a particular focus on current trends and future projections.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify current trends in business immigration
  2. Discuss additional visa classifications applicable to the sports and entertainment industries
  3. Address practice tips for the private practitioner and in-house counsel  
  4. Discuss critical considerations related to specific industries


Michael Cataliotti

Fisher Cataliotti P.C.

Michael Cataliotti, Esq. is an attorney who has worked with and advised businesses from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, as well as prominent athletes, artists, entertainers, and entrepreneurs, such as international media conglomerates, BMG North America, Music at Work B.V., Lena Erziak, CB Insights, BotFactory Inc., Al Jazeera America, and TextIQ.

A graduate of Hofstra University and St. John’s University School of Law, Michael specializes in advising individuals and entities from such industries as sports, music, fashion, film, television, art, sciences, and technology about how to reach their respective corporate and immigration goals.

Michael is admitted to practice in New York and is a regular contributor to the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal; a faculty member at Lawline CLE; a frequent speaker on the topics of corporate transactions, sports and entertainment immigration, and entrepreneurship; a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where he is an active participant on several committees; and was most recently recognized as one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” in 2018. He is frequently contacted by other attorneys for advice and guidance regarding complex business immigration matters and corporate structuring.


Erin B.

Nice job!

Frank B.

Interesting program, and the instructor was very good.

Paige C.

I like this presenter!

Nancy B.

Great presenter

Steven B.

Two part program was excellent.

Bennett W.

This guy rocks. I like his fast pace and his jokes.

Ardra O.

The presenter was effective and entertaining. Although a bit brash at times, his delivery syle was very engaging. I would definitely recommend him.

Elizabeth K.

This program will be rather useful for entry-level specialists.

Charles S.

“...wife throwing ...” as a sport? Funny! There were lots of good tips here.

Thomas K.

Great presenter! A standout (in a good way) from even Lawline's already top-shelf faculty.

John M.

Interesting subject

Kathleen P.

Terrific presentation. Thank you.

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