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US vs Canadian Artists

PostPosted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:15 pm
by Marsbar
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is set tp impose steep increases to some of its filing fees for musicians entering the country, including for O and P artist visas applications filed by U.S. nonprofit arts organizations.

The filing fee for O petitions will increase by 53% from $460 to $705 per petition and utilize a new Form I-129O

The filing fee for P petitions will increase by 51% from $460 to $695 per petition with a new Form I-129MISC

Beneficiaries will be capped at 25 people per petition

Premium Processing will lengthen to a window of 15 federal working days rather than calendar days