Preliminary research indicates there are no NGOs that focus on helping immigrants obtain an O1 visa. However, there are many NGOs that provide assistance to immigrants. In addition, there are numerous immigration thought leaders that could be identified that would positively contribute to an NGO foundation for assisting immigrants. Finally, there are quite a few awards that recognize excellence for assisting immigrants or for immigration reform.
- A list of 20 NGOs that provide assistance to immigrants in the United States has been provided on the attached spreadsheet, and a competitive landscape has been initiated.
- A spreadsheet has also been set up to capture the top 100 thought leaders on immigration to include a biography, description of their immigration work, their social media platforms and following, and their contact information.
- Major awards for immigration assistance include the following: