Approved: O-1A Visa for Argentinian CEO in Educational Technology Industry and his Spouse.

Case Information

Case Type: O-1A for Extraordinary Ability in Business

Industry: Educational Technology

Country of Origin: Argentina

Position Offered: Chief Executive Officer

Case Summary

In this case, an educational software company hired Meyer Law Group to file an O-1A visa for an Argentinian CEO. The client is in the 1% top of his field, entrepreneurship in educational technology. He was offered the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the company. Specifically, the client co-founded the company with the mission of reinventing K-12 education to ensure all students graduate and are inspired to achieve their most ambitious dreams. In addition, he previously developed partnerships with major educational corporations such as Leapfrog, Nickelodeon, and Disney.

Brief Summary of the Petition:

In his petition, we first emphasized the client’s widespread press coverage from major publications such as BBC News, Tech Crunch, Microsoft, and VentureBeat. Secondly, we noted that client was a Presenter at the most prestigious conference in Educational technology in 2012 and 2015. The client’s past work helped the company achieve many awards. For example: Best EdTech App Award; Emerging Company award; Best Collaboration Solution award; Audience Favorite award; Software and web-based; and Best Upgrades award.

Finally, the client received eight letters of support from individuals affiliated with the Council of Foreign Relations and Stanford University. Each letter verified his unique skills and background. For instance, one letter of support described the client as “a dynamic leader –his work is not only creating jobs and strengthening  our  economy,  his  commitment  to  solving  hard  problems is tangibly improving lives every day.”  In short, the letters proved his passion and capacity to improve the American K-12 system.

The client’s petition was approved and the client re-hired Meyer Law Group to file his O-1A Extension in 2018. To conclude, our team is proud to say that our expertise and hard work guaranteed the client the opportunity to positively influence the American education system. We look forward to seeing all that he accomplishes in the future.

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