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Helping Agents Deliver the best Immigration Options for Clients and Support Staff

Agents as a Sponsor

Agents can absolutely service as the Petitioner (Sponsoring Entity) for their international athletes and there are a myriad of reasons why it is a good reason to do so. Through our experience in obtaining visas through managers of athletes in individually focuses sports, such as boxing & mixed martial arts, we are able to bring the same solutions to agents that are active in Major Sports Leagues such as the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and pretty much another other professional sport.


  1. Excising better and more autonomous control of clients’ immigration status

  2. The same visa can be used for multiple employment opportunities with teams

  3. Clients’ petitions can also support visas for support staff and family members

  4. Takes the immigration process and responsibility out of the team or league’s hands

  5. Termination of a player contract does not change visa status as long as agency contract is still in play


1. Non-Immigrant Visas for foreign athletes built around agent contract

2. Greed Card options for athletes with extraordinary ability

3. Immigration Advisory services for the families of athletes

4. Immigration Solutions for important trainers and coaches for the athletes