Arts organizations are faced with increasing challenges when bringing international artists into the United States. Recognizing these challenges, the League of American Orchestras and the Association of Performing Arts Professionals have consulted with nationally-recognized experts to create Artists from Abroad—the most complete and up-to-date online resource for foreign guest artists, their managers, and performing arts organizations. Visit their website at www.artistsfromabroad.org.
The enforcement and service functions and responsibilities of the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) have transitioned to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
For visa letter of support inquiries, contact Laurie Baskin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 609-5900 x 228 for details. Requests have a three week turn around time.