Paganelli receives from the US government a residence VISA for his Extraordinary Ability

 

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In 2015 the US government granted him a work visa for their Extraordinary Ability (O1) when assessing his musical trajectory, having received many awards and have a career project within the US. He now lives in Los Angeles, CA, the basis for their turnes by the US and around the world.

To qualify for an O-1 visa, the beneficiary must demonstrate extraordinary ability by sustained national or international acclaim and must be coming temporarily to the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability.

Extraordinary ability in the fields of science, education, business or athletics means a level of expertise indicating that the person is one of the small percentage who has risen to the very top of the field of endeavor.

Extraordinary ability in the field of arts means distinction.  Distinction means a high level of achievement in the field of the arts evidenced by a degree of skill and recognition substantially above that ordinarily encountered to the extent that a person described as prominent is renowned, leading, or well-known in the field of arts.