How Do You Use Letters of Recommendation in O-1 Visa and EB-1 Greencard Cases?
Summary: Why do you need to use letters of recommendation in your O-1 visa or EB-1 greencard case? USCIS has to consider any evidence we submit in paper format. There are no live hearings like there would be if a case was in front of a judge or jury. And how are we supposed to convince an immigration officer, who probably doesn't know much about a given field. We can use letters of recommendation from experts in the field to highlight a person's accomplishments and add a lot of detail and color to an immigration case that might otherwise not be that exciting to read. Here we also talk about Matter of Skirball, an Administrative Appeals Office case from 2012 that held that uncontroverted expert opinion testimony must be fairly considered by USCIS. Here is the decision if you want to read it yourself: https://www.justice.gov/sites/default... New episodes all the time - please subscribe! I get asked a lot about the practice of immigration law. Its always in the news, and some of the biggest celebrities on the planet are U.S. immigrants (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sergey Brin, Justin Bieber, Mila Kunis) Got a U.S. immigration question or issue you'd like me to discuss? Let me know in the comments! All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015). Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney client relationship. This communication may be construed as legal advertising in some areas.
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