The Immigration Service requires that an individual in the sciences prove that he or she meets the extraordinary ability standard by showing that he or she has sustained national or international acclaim.
A foreign national can prove that he or she has sustained national or international acclaim by showing that he or she has received a major internationally recognized award such as the Nobel Prize, or by documenting that he or she meets at least 3 of the following criteria:
Chawla Law Group of San Diego commonly works with foreign nationals seeking O-1 visas for extraordinary ability in science, education, business or athletics in San Diego, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay / Silicon Valley area, and throughout California. We are also happy to work with select clients elsewhere in the US and throughout the globe. Contact us by completing our online information form, calling (858) 586-0700, or emailing email@example.com.