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Heather Frayre Authors Article on Extraordinary Ability Classification for Law360

August 17, 2016

Heather Frayre, Dallas-based attorney in Dykema’s Immigration practice group, authored the article “K-S-Y And The Athlete-Turned-Coach Immigration Challenge,” for Law 360. The article discusses the extraordinary ability classification for former athletes who have become coaches.

In the article, Frayre points out that a recent decision issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) suggests that it may be becoming more flexible with coaching petitions for extraordinary ability. Frayre goes on to discuss regulatory framework, agency guidance and case law, and also shares tips for a successful case.

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