P2 Artistic Exchange The P2 classification applies to an alien coming temporarily to perform as an artist or entertainer individually or as part of a group, who will perform under a reciprocal exchange program between an organization in the U.S. and an organization in another country. Petition Document Requirements The I-129 petition must be filed by the sponsoring organization, an employer in the U.S., or the U.S. labor organization that negotiated the agreement. The petition must be filed with:
P3 Culturally Unique Artists The P3 classification applies to aliens coming temporarily to perform, teach or coach as artists or entertainers, individually or as part of a group, under a program that is culturally unique. Petition Document Requirements The petition should be filed by the sponsoring organization or employer in the U.S. with:
P1, 2, or 3 (Accompanying Support Personnel) This category applies to accompanying support personnel who are highly skilled aliens coming temporarily as an essential and integral part of the competition or performance of a P1, P2, or P3. Essential support personnel must perform support services which cannot be readily performed by a U.S. worker and which are essential to the successful performance or services of the athlete or entertainer. Petition Document Requirements The petition must be filed in conjunction with the petition for a P 2 alien by a U.S. employer and must be filed with:
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