O-1s and P-1s: An Update on What You Need to Know - Recording (.MP3)

O-1s and P-1s: An Update on What You Need to Know - Recording (.MP3)

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Recorded 07/19/2018
CLE Eligible Yes
Length 90 min.
Format MP3
SKU WS2018-07-19-DL

Our panel of experts will focus on the recent challenges associated with obtaining O and P visas for artists, entertainers, and athletes. They also will address specific key areas, including who can act as an agent, tips on presenting evidence, and current trends in adjudications under the Trump administration.

Featured Topics

  • Who Can Act as an Agent, and What Are Their Responsibilities and Obligations?
  • Petition Requirements: Contracts, Itineraries, and Deal Memoranda
  • Strategies and Tips for Presenting Evidence
  • Advisory Consultation Issues
  • Current Trends in Adjudications

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Eileen F. Morrison (DL), Newton, MA
Eileen Morrison has practiced solely in the field of immigration and nationality law since 1990. She represents domestic and multinational corporations, educational institutions, research institutions and hospitals as well as arts organizations in connection with devising complex, long-term institutional immigration strategies and obtaining visas for professionals, managers, executives, researchers, health professionals and performing and fine artists from all over the world. She serves as a frequent panelist at immigration conferences at the local, regional and national level. An active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since 1990, Ms. Morrison served on AILA’s New England Chapter Executive Board, serving as Chapter Chair from 2000-2001. She is currently a member of the AILA National ACES (Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science) Committee. Ms. Morrison has previously served on the AILA National Texas Service Center, California Service Center, Texas Service Center, and the Distance Learning Committees and is a past member of the AILA National Board of Governors, She has authored numerous articles on business immigration law including several in the Immigration Practice Manual, published by the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Institute in 2004 and updated in 2011 and 2014. Ms. Morrison graduated from Boston University School of Law where she was a winner of the Homer Albers Moot Court Prize. She also graduated cum laude from Boston University with a B.A. in English.

Daniel Aharoni, New York, NY Daniel Aharoni has been a prominent immigration counsel to foreign and domestic clients since 1981, following five years practice in artists & entertainment law. His clientele include many of the leading entertainment companies and artists, actors, composers and visual artists. His practice focuses on: Extraordinary Ability Visas for Artists, Entertainers, New Media, Technology, Computer, Athletes, Scientists, Business, Educators. Since 2011, he has served as a member on AILA’s Athletics, Culture, Entertainment, and Science Committee.

James Hollis, Nashville, TN James Hollis is an attorney in the Nashville office of Siskind Susser PC, where his practice focuses exclusively on immigration and nationality law. Mr. Hollis represents businesses and individuals in several areas of immigration law, with a particular concentration on immigration for entrepreneurs and startup businesses. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hollis founded a practice in which he counseled entrepreneurs on all phases of the immigration process, from establishing an entity in the United States, to making necessary investments, to submitting an application to the immigration authorities. Mr. Hollis earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri, where he was Associate Editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.

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