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O-1 Visas for Artists: Navigating the Process in the Current Climate

September 22, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Online

Learn the fundamentals of the O-1 Visa for creatives and artists!

In this webinar, you’ll get an overview of this popular visa type, including the most current trends and processes in 2020. Come away with a better understanding of how to position oneself for an optimal visa petition in the current landscape.

Whether you are an immigrant artist, an employer interested in sponsoring an artist, or an attorney advising your client on immigration-related issues, this presentation is sure to have useful and valuable information!

Michael Cataliotti
is the Principal of Cataliotti Law P.C., a law firm concentrating on business immigration. His clientele includes individuals and entities from such industries as sports, music, fashion, film, television, art, theatre, new media, journalism, and literature. Michael 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 business immigration, corporate transactions, and entrepreneurship; and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) where he is an active participant on several committees. Michael was most recently recognized as one of Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” in 2019 and sits on the Legal Committee of Dance/NYC.

Membership Discount Code: Are you a VLA Member trying to register for this class? E-mail to get your membership discount code: registrations@vlany.org.


  • $25 Full-Time Student (student must present proof of full-time status with registration)
  • $25 Artists Over Sixty
  • $35 Arts Professional VLA Member
  • $55 Arts Professional Non-Member
  • $85 Legal Professional VLA Member
  • $110 Legal Professional Non-Member
  • $55 Young Associate Members (YAM’s) and Associate Board Members

Please note you are not registered until full payment is received. To register by email, please contact registrations@vlany.org.

Webinar Access: Participants will receive an email in advance with instructions to access. For more information on this program, please contact VLA at registrations@vlany.org


September 22, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


NY United States


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