Category Archives: P visa

USCIS Issues Final Memorandum on Definition of “Internationally Recognized” for P-1 Classifications

In January 2011, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a draft policy memorandum (PM) entitled “Clarifying Guidance on Definition of ‘Internationally Recognized’ for the P-1 Classification; Revisions to the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 33.5(a) AFM Update AD 11-03,” … Continue reading

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USCIS Issues Precedent Appeals Decision on P-3 Nonimmigrant Visa Petition: 25 I&N Dec. 799 (AAO 2012) Matter of SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER

Issuance Based on 2009 Petition by Los Angeles-based Skirball Cultural Center (1) Congress did not define the term “culturally unique,” as used in section 101(a)(15)(P)(iii) of the Immigration and NationalityAct, 8U.S.C. § 1101(a)(15)(P)(iii) (2006), leaving reasonable construction of that term … Continue reading

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