Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 21: Go Grease Lightnin’!: Dependent Visas with Sandy from Grease

In this episode, Shai and Roderick break into song and dance as they discuss the 1978 cinematic musical sensation, Grease, starring John Travolta and Australian actress Olivia Newton-John. In particular, they try to figure out what type of U.S. visa status Newton John’s character, Sandy, an innocent Australian high school student, might have had.

The Immigration concepts they will explore include dependent visa status and permitted dependent visa status activities. Plus, Shai and Roderick talk all time big screen musicals and special guest Joanna DiBenedetto makes her return to weigh in on the cultural impact of the film.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 20: My Son Works?!: Diplomatic Visas, Tourist Visas, Unlawful Employment, and Trademark Infringement with Prince Akeem in Coming to America

In this episode, Shai and Roderick sow their podcasting oats by celebrating Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy as Prince Akeem. From palace life in Zamunda to tenement living in Queens, New York, our co-hosts figure out how the heir to the throne of a wealthy African nation ended up pursuing the daughter of a fast food restaurant owner, with some very questionable business practices.

The Immigration concepts they will explore include Diplomatic visas, Tourist visas, and unlawful employment. Plus, Shai and Roderick consult with a special guest to discuss trademark infringement in the fast-food industry.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 19: It Takes Two to Make a Thing Go Right:  Fraudulent Marriages, Workplace Relationships, and the H-1B Visa in The Proposal  

In this episode, Shai and Roderick conclude the Hasta La Visa, Baby Rom-Com Fraudulent Marriage Extravaganza Series by discussing The Proposal staring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. Most importantly, they dive deep into what happens when a boss forces her subordinate colleague to marry her solely for the purpose of attaining a U.S. Green Card. They also bring in a special guest to talk about labor and employment law considerations of such behavior in the corporate workplace.

The Immigration concepts they will explore include the marriage based Green Card sponsorship process and the H-1B visa. Plus, did Betty White save this movie?

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 18: Mon Cherie: The Marriage Based Green Card Sponsorship Process in Green Card

In this episode, Shai and Roderick analyze the Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe winning Romantic Comedy, Green Card, staring French sensation Gerard Depardieu and early 90’s darling Andie MacDowell. In addition to talking the shenanigans that the protagonist couple went through for real estate and Immigration benefits, our co-hosts wonder if this movie should be re-categorized into a new genre called Immigrom-Com.

The Immigration concepts they will explore include the marriage based Green Card sponsorship process and the possible consequences of a sham marriage for Immigration purposes. Plus, our co-hosts discuss all-time Rom-Com classics.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 17: Silky Smooth: I-9 Compliance and Entry Without Inspection with Zohan from You Don’t Mess With The Zohan

In this episode, Shai and Roderick continue with part 2 of the Hasta La Visa, Baby co-host cultural heritage series. This time, they discuss all things Israel and the Middle East by analyzing the 2008 Adam Sandler comedy, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan. Yes, even Hasta La Visa, Baby has to analyze a very bad movie from time to time.

The Immigration concepts they will explore include U.S. employer I-9 obligations and foreign nationals who enter the U.S. without inspection. Plus, our co-hosts contemplate the worst movie they’ve ever seen.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

 

 

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 16: Say Hello To My Little Friend – Tony Montana from Scarface, The Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966, and The Mariel Boatlift of 1980

In this episode, Shai and Roderick are back in Miami to discuss historical events and U.S. Immigration principals that would have enabled cult character Tony Montana, from the Scarface, to achieve Green Card status in the U.S.

The immigration principles they will explore include the Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966 and political events that led to the Mariel Boatlift of 1980. Plus, our co-hosts debate which Al Pacino character was the most successful gangster of all time: Tony Montana or Michael Corleone?

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 15: I Pierced the Toast! – The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 with Agador from The Birdc

In this episode, Shai and Roderick check out what’s going on in South Beach, Miami. Apart from the clubs, beaches, sports cars, and Mojitos, they discuss what kind of U.S. Immigration regulations could have enabled the loveable character known as Agador, from the 1996 comedy The Birdcage, to achieve legal status in the U.S.

The immigration principles they will explore include key provisions of The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Plus, our co-hosts reminisce about their own drag club experiences and bring in a special guest for some rapid fire hot takes and to break down the awful and selfish behavior of the characters known as Val and Barbara.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

 

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 14: No Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Die – Domestic Service Worker Visas with Oddjob from 007: Goldfinger

In this episode, Shai and Roderick figure out what type of U.S. visa one of the most famous henchman in the James Bond franchise would have needed to act as Servant, Chauffeur, Caddy, and Body Guard to all-time great Bond Villain, Auric Goldfinger.

The visa principles they will explore include the B-1 Domestic Service Worker Visa. Plus, our co-hosts count down the best Bond movies ever made, give their recommendations for the next actor to play James Bond, and talk James Bond watches and cars.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

 

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 13: You’ve Got Mail – Volume 2

It’s time to check the pulse of Hasta La Visa, Baby fans by answering listener questions. In addition to revisiting episodes centering on The Sopranos, The White Lotus, Friends, Austin Powers, and The Karate Kid, Shai and Roderick share their insights regarding a variety of visa categories. Plus, do cats and dogs need visas to get to the U.S.?

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.

 

Hasta La Visa, Baby Episode 12: Ho Ho Ho! – Religious Worker Visas, Business Visitor Visas and Santa Claus

In this episode, Shai and Roderick spread the holiday joy by discussing how Santa Claus could legally touch down on U.S. soil once a year to deliver presents by way of chimneys.

The visa principles they will explore include the R-1 Nonimmigrant Religious Worker Visa and permissible Business Visitor Visa activities. Plus, our co-hosts discuss their favorite holiday movies of all time.

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About the Hasta La Visa, Baby Podcast

The Hasta La Visa, Baby podcast presents real world U.S. immigration law concepts in a fun and unique  format. This series is a deep-dive into the relationship between U.S. immigration law and fictitious characters from popular television shows and films. Hosted by Gibney Immigration Group attorneys Shai Dayan and Roderick Potts, each episode focuses on a featured character from a well-known show or film and guides listeners through an in-depth and entertaining exploration into the possible U.S. visa status that the character may have held while in the U.S.