Selected Publications

The O-1 temporary work visa for persons who are extraordinary in their field, and which is most commonly utilized for persons in the entertainment industry and the arts, is subject to many misconceptions. ...

Most foreign nationals who are outstanding in their profession obtain an O-1 visa in order to engage in temporary employment in the United States as a person of extraordinary ability. They frequently overlook the possibility of qualifying for permanent residence (a "Green Card") by virtue of their extraordinary ability. ...

In fiscal year 2015, which began October 1, 2014, the quota of 85,000 visas that were allocated to the H-1B temporary work permit category was filled in the first five business days filing was permitted. An H-1B petition can be filed six months in advance of the start of the fiscal year. ...

A person who is not a United States citizen or green card holder must obtain a temporary work visa in order to engage in employment in the United States. While there are many different types of work visas, most require a job offer from a company in the United States. An important exception is the Treaty Investor visa, E-2. ...

Current Trends in Immigration Law, by Jeffrey Ehrenpreis

An important recent change in the immigration regulations allows spouses of certain individuals in H-1B temporary work permit status to work in the United States.

Beverly Hills Bar Association CLE, by Jeffrey Ehrenpreis

A look at the world of business immigration law and its impact on entertainment professionals, discussing and evaluating the best options for securing non-immigrant and immigrant visas for entertainers, artists, individuals with extraordinary ability, exceptional athletes, etc.

Focal Press

Recognition of Ehrenpreis Immigration Law for its assistance with the chapter on obtaining US Visas for film productions in the United States, particularly with respect to O, P and H2-B visas. 

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