Chapter 6 - Family Members

The spouse and unmarried children under 21 years old of a principal O-1 or O-2 nonimmigrant may qualify for dependent O-3 nonimmigrant status if they are accompanying or following to join the O-1 or O-2 in the United States.[1] The O-3 spouse and unmarried children under 21 receive nonimmigrant status for the same period of time and subject to the same conditions as the O-1 or O-2 principal.[2] An O-3 dependent may not accept employment in the United States pursuant to such status.[3]


[^ 1] See 8 CFR 214.2(o)(6)(iv).

[^ 2] See 8 CFR 214.2(o)(6)(iv).

[^ 3] See 8 CFR 214.2(o)(6)(iv).

Current as of October 01, 2021