Extraordinary Ability Visas
O-1 Temporary Visas
O-1 – O-1 visas are for individuals of "extraordinary ability" in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or who have a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry, who have been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements, and who are coming to the U.S. to work in their area of extraordinary ability. There is no limit on O visas, and O-2 visas are available for the support personnel of O-1 visaholders.
EB-1 Immigrant Visas
EB1 – Workers of extraordinary ability are included within the first preference employment-based category of priority workers. This category does not require a PERM (labor certification) application or a job offer from a U.S. employer.