The Final Curtain Call: Administrative Challenges in the United States O-Visa Process for Foreign Artists and Performers

Crespo, Marissa
November 2012
Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts;Fall2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p101
Academic Journal
The article discusses the legal aspects of the U.S. media and entertainment industries as of November 2012, focusing on an analysis of America's Immigration Act of 1990 and several administrative challenges to the nation's O-visa program for foreign artists, musicians, and performers. The reportedly subjective standards employed by agencies such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in regards to the granting of O-visas is addressed, along with America's McCarran-Walter Act.


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