USCIS Teleconference, Jan. 15, 2014: O and P Nonimmigrant Visa Classifications, Performing Arts and Entertainment

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a teleconference on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) to provide feedback on issues regarding O and P nonimmigrant visa classifications in the performing arts and entertainment industry. ... This engagement will provide an opportunity for the newly assembled team to hear from stakeholders on topics regarding O and P visas to inform the team’s direction. Issues of particular interest include agents, O visa eligibility standards, unions and consultation requirements, industry standards regarding contracts or agreements, and itineraries. The new “Executives in Residence” will participate in the listening session to hear directly from their peers on issues of importance to the performing arts and entertainment industry." - USCIS, Jan. 7, 2014.