Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that Wildes & Weinberg P.C. has secured O-1 visa classification on behalf of Mr. Scott Hobart, an individual of extraordinary ability in business, specifically in the mining and metals industry.
In an illustrious career spanning more than 13 years, Mr. Scott Hobart has established himself as an individual of extraordinary ability in the area of financial investment in the refined metals and mining industry. He has made numerous contributions of major significance while serving as a Portfolio Manager and most recently as Chief Investment Officer with some of the most distinguished corporations throughout the world. Mr. Hobart has achieved international acclaim and recognition for utilizing his knowledge and skills to direct research and analyze projects, review and evaluate investment recommendations, monitor changes in the regulatory framework of the mining industry and make recommendations and decisions regarding investment opportunities, portfolio risk and strategies for mitigation.
In order to qualify for an O-1 visa which allows individuals of extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, athletics, education or business to live and work in the United States, a foreign national must provide adequate documentation to demonstrate that he/she has sustained national or international acclaim in their field.
In addition, the individual must provide substantial evidence to prove that he/she meets 3 of the 6 evidence categories defined by statute, as well as a written advisory opinion from a labor union or relevant peer group. The O-1 visa applicant must also show that he/she has an offer of employment in the United States to work in his/her field of expertise (or several offers of employment from multiple sources, along with a third-party Agent to petition on the individual’s behalf and connect him/her to the multiple employers).
For more than fifty six years, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg has concentrated its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International individuals and corporations, banks, industrial, financial and manufacturing concerns, and law firms in connection with the personnel needs of their foreign national employees. In addition, the firm has a distinguished clientele and has done substantial immigration work for investors, scientists, physicians, bankers, performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, musicians, and literary agents.
For more information on the O-1 visa category, which allows individuals of extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, athletics, education and business to live and work in the United States, please visit our Immigration 101 page or contact Michael Wildes at firstname.lastname@example.org.