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Athletes & Coaches, at both the amateur and professional level, often encounter challenges identifying appropriate U.S. immigration categories for their competition, training, or longer-term needs. International student-athletes at U.S. academic institutions (F.1 visa holders) who wish to ensure continuity of their training schedule and coaching staff are advised to plan ahead. Creative legal strategies can also be developed to augment the careers of former athletes who have subsequently transferred their innate knowledge into the coaching field, and for other high-performance sports professionals with opportunities in the U.S.


Immigration Categories | Athletics

Permanent Residence (Green Card) Categories

  • EB1-A Extraordinary Ability (Athletes, Coaches, High-Performance Sports Professionals)

  • EB2-NIW National Interest Waiver

Other Visa Categories

  • O-1A Extraordinary Ability (Athletes, Coaches, High-Performance Sports Professionals)

  • P-1 Athletes, Teams, Coaches, Managers


The U.S. offers very attractive, long-term opportunities for those amateurs and professionals striving for excellence at the highest level of their respective sport. Through our lateral intellect, it is our objective to help facilitate your career ascension and the realization of your goals.

At Fraser Immigration Law, PLLC, Shaune D. Fraser, Esq. understands the timing and career-related issues associated with competing, studying, and training in the United States. His encyclopedic knowledge of virtually all athletic disciplines allows him to craft legal strategies that take into consideration the nuanced demands of athletes, coaches, and high-performance sports professionals.

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