P-Visas: Athletes and Entertainment Groups of International Renown

(598 Ratings)

Produced on: February 17, 2015

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 64 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Within Sports and Entertainment Immigration, there exist a variety of visa classifications that can be utilized. The P-visa, is by far, one of the most frequently utilized classifications for athletes and entertainers. Broken down into two primary subclasses that cater directly to these two types of beneficiaries - among others, which will also be discussed - it is important for the practitioner who handles immigration, entertainment, or even corporate work to have a basic understanding of this sought-after status. Understanding the fundamentals will allow the attorney to advise properly the athlete trying to make training day, the music group needing to rehearse in preparation for the big tour, or the venue owner/booking agent seeking talent. 

 

In this course, Michael Cataliotti, a New York City-based business immigration and entertainment attorney, provides an overview of the P-visa, from the parties involved with each petition and the different sub-categories to the necessary elements for a successful adjudication. 

 

Learning Objectives:

I.     Identify the nature of the P-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 P-visa classification

IV.   Ascertain the fundamental elements of each petition and what makes the average petition stronger

 

 

Faculty

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.

Reviews

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Brendan K.

again excellent. great instructor

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arthur f.

very interesting, comprehensive briefing by expert atty

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Richard T.

Good presentation; knowledgeable and effective speaker

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mark m.

very interesting topic and excellent speaker

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Jodie S.

Interesting and informative.

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Amarante C.

As usual with this presenter, the written materials helped a lot.

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Ron H.

It's a beautiful thing

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Mary Jo B.

Excellent presentation on an intricate subject. Enjoyed MIchael's enthusiastic delivery and well-thought out delivery and guidance.

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Charles C.

Good presentation.

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Daniel F.

I would like to see a follow-up course on the subject.

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Peter K.

Amazingly well organized, presented and even a little humor. Best law line presenter by far.

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debra t.

entertainng & ninformative

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Otis C.

Very informative

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Chukwuka O.

Great Instructor!

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Richard L.

very helpful and informative

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Jana R.

nice video

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Silvia C.

Very informative

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DANIEL N.

very educative

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Becky F.

helpful if you represent collegiate athletes.

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Natalie J.

Engaging speaker! Potentially dry content was compelling.

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