O Visa Law and Legal Definition

O visa is a non-immigrant visa for foreign workers who wish to remain in the United States temporarily to work. It is given to those who have extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics, or extraordinary achievements in the motion picture and television field. The immigrant must have earned an internationally recognized…

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O-1 Visa Law and Legal Definition

The O-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa that is available to foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in the field of arts, science, education, business or athletics. The applicant must be an experienced person in his/her field and must indicate that s/he is among the few individuals who have risen to the very top of the…

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O-1A Law and Legal Definition

O-1A visa is available to an applicant who possesses an internationally or nationally renowned ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics and wishes to work temporarily in the US. The visa permits the applicant to continue working only in his area of extraordinary talent. O-1A visas are issued to chefs, carpenters and lecturers…

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O-1B Law and Legal Definition

O-1B visa available to an applicant who has extraordinary achievements and is highly acclaimed in the motion picture or television industry. The visa permits the applicant to continue working only in his area of extraordinary talent.

O-2 Law and Legal Definition

O2 visa available to the support personnel accompanying O-1 holders who possess extraordinary ability in the areas of athletics, entertainment, motion pictures or television production. It is not available to those in the following fields: sciences, business or education. The applicant would usually be a person who possesses skills or offers supports which are crucial…

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O-3 Law and Legal Definition

Spouses and children under the age of 21 (dependents) of O-1?s or O-2?s are eligible for the O-3 visa. It allows them to reside with the principal applicant. O-3 status allows an individual to attend school but may not work in the U.S.

O.R. Law and Legal Definition

O.R. is the short for “own recognizance.” A person who is charged with a criminal offense may be released without having to post bail if the judge is convinced that the person will honor his obligation to show up at future court appearances. Defendants who are good candidates for “O.R. release” are those who are…

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O.S.C Law and Legal Definition

O.S.C is the abbreviation for order to show cause. Order to show cause is an order of the court directing a party to a lawsuit to appear on a certain date to show cause why the judge should not issue a specific order or make a certain finding. A show cause order is generally used…

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Oath Against an Oath Law and Legal Definition

Oath against an oath is a dispute in which the testimony of two witnesses is contradictory, and the fact finder has to choose the words of one witness to decide the case. An oath against an oath is also known as swearing match or a swearing contest. Generally, the word of the more reputable person…

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Oath in Litem Law and Legal Definition

Oath in litem refers to an oath taken by a plaintiff in testifying the value of a thing in dispute when there is no evidence of value exists or when the defendant has fraudulently suppressed the evidence of value.

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