A P-1 visa is available to one who performs as an internationally recognized athlete, individually or as part of a group, team or member of an internationally recognized entertainment group. See INA §101(a)(15)(P)(i). It is also available to one who performs with, or as an integral and essential part of the performance of, an entertainment group that has been recognized internationally as being outstanding in the discipline for a sustained and substantial period of time, and who has had a sustained and substantial relationship with the group (ordinarily for at least 1 year) and provides functions integral to the performance of the group. See 8 C.F.R. 214.12 (p)(1)(ii)(A)(2).
A P-2 visa is available to artists or entertainers under a reciprocal exchange program, or individually or as part of a group, or to perform as an integral part of the performance of such a group.
A P-3 visa is available to artists or entertainers, individually or as a group who are coming to the U.S. solely to perform, teach, or coach under a program that is culturally unique.
P-4 visas are available to spouses and children of P-1, P-2 and P-3 aliens.
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