Ep 8: Alix Cayce from Legalpad - O-1 and EB-1A case studies, who qualifies, about legalpad, and more
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In this conversation, we sit down with Alix Cayce of Legalpad to chat about her work at Legalpad, their unique focus on O-1 and EB-1A, and case studies of successful applicants from the tech sector.
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About Alix Cayce
Alix is the Sales Manager for the North American Immigration team at Deel/ Legalpad. She has worked in the immigration space for the last 2.5 years and has helped hundreds of founders and employees move to the U.S. Originally from Seattle. She is now based in Huntington Beach, California, where she lives with her small family and their dog, Finn.
Legalpad is transforming the U.S. work visa and green card process to be fast and easy. We exist to clarify the complex U.S. immigration landscape and provide scarce resources. Legalpad has helped hundreds of companies and individuals to secure work visas and green cards to accelerate growth in the U.S.
00:00 - Intro
01:26 - Alix's Background
04:14 - About Legalpad
06:43 - Which visas does Legalpad support
11:46 - What is O-1 visa
12:49 - Drawbacks of O-1
13:40 - When should H-1B holders pursue O-1
15:44 - Case studies of O-1 Visa in Tech Industry
21:43 - Case study of an OPT Holder who worked towards O-1
24:05 - Case study of an OPT Holder who is not a founder worked towards O-1
28:13 - What is EB-1A
30:34 - EB-1A Criteria
32:10 - Case studies of EB-1A
38:30 - How to Contact Legal Pad
40:55 - Resources
45:35 - Alix's message for immigrants
46:49 - Wrapup