Within Sports and Entertainment Immigration, there exist a variety of visa classifications that can be utilized. L classification is frequently utilized in this sector by production companies, fashion houses, hotels, and countless other entities across industries. As a result, it is unequivocally, one of the more frequently utilized classifications for executives and managers. Broken down into two primary subclasses that cater directly to these types of beneficiaries – there are others, however, which we will discuss as well – it is important for the practitioner who handles immigration, entertainment, or corporate work, to have a basic understanding of this sought after status. Understanding the fundamentals will allow the attorney to advise properly the executive who must coordinate logistics for the development of a new office; the manager who needs to oversee the development of a new division; or the individual with specialized knowledge who the company needs to train a new group of hires in the U.S.
In this course, Michael Cataliotti, a New York City-based entertainment attorney who specializes in business immigration, entertainment transactions, and corporate governance, provides an overview of the L-visa from the parties involved with each petition and the different sub-categories to the necessary elements for a successful adjudication.
I. Identify the nature of the L-visa and when it may be utilized
II. Review the parties to every petition and some of the most common potential-client disciplines the practitioner may encounter
III. Understand the varied sub-categories of L-visa classification
IV. Ascertain the fundamental elements of each petition and what makes the average petition stronger
Michael Cataliotti is the Principal of Cataliotti Law P.C., a law firm specializing in business immigration, entertainment transactions, and corporate governance for U.S. startups and expansions. Based in New York City, he advises individuals and companies from such industries as sports, music, fashion, film, television, art, theatre, digital media, literature, and food and beverage. In addition to working directly with petitioners, beneficiaries, and applicants, Michael is also frequently contacted by other attorneys for his advice and counsel on the best immigration option(s) available for a particular client. He is a regular contributor to the New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Journal, a frequent speaker on the topics of sports and entertainment immigration, a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), and an active supporter of immigration reform.
Very good lecture.
very practical, the speaker is on point and eloquent.
Presenter is really outstanding. Very clear and easy to understand.
This speaker was really articulate and organized. He was clearly knowledgeable about his area of practice; and focused on the salient points.
It was great !
very clear easy t understand informative
Highly recommend course.
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