Immigration Law Firm

The Law Office of Margarita E. Hernández is honored to represent artists, entertainers and athletes of all over the world when they bring their unique talents to the United States.

As a former performer and  theatrical director, as a writer and as a Tai Chi apprentice, I share the passion of the arts, entertainment and sports and their attractive and unique cultural exchange.


As an immigration lawyer, I have the knowledge and experience to represent and assist musicians, dancers, comedians, singers, regional music bands, plastics artists, photographers, writers, poets, athletes and much more who come all over the world to delight us with their artistic and sports talents.


Artists or athletes normally must obtain one of the following nonimmigrant visas, if their intention is to temporarily work in the United States:


Artists and Entertainers:

  • O1A/O1B classification for aliens of extraordinary ability in the arts or extraordinary achievement in motion picture or TV industry.

  • O2 classification for personnel accompanying an O1B alien. 

  • P1B classification for internationally well-known performing groups and essential support personnel and for individual foreign artists performing as a member of a U.S.-based internationally renowned performing group.

  • P2 classification for reciprocal exchange program.

  • P3 classification for culturally unique performers or groups, teachers, coaches.



  • P1A classification for aliens who are coming to the U.S. to temporarily perform at a specific athletic competition as an athlete, individually or as part of a group or team, at an internationally recognized level of performance.



& Sport Visas