BAL is a world leader in representing professional athletes and entertainers in global immigration matters. We offer clients the unrivaled strength and global reach of the world’s preeminent immigration firm, along with the personalized service of a boutique firm. BAL is committed to solving immigration challenges so that athletes and entertainers can focus on their next big game, performance or event.

“BAL helped us with our player stuck outside the U.S. while his visa was being processed. BAL’s deep relationships with government agencies, extensive experience in immigration and empathy for our team members is a winning combination.” – MLB General Manager

Discover the BAL Difference

BAL offers our sports and entertainment clients the oneBAL experience. Our collaborative approach ensures that regardless of office location, we are one team working for you.  With 40 years of experience in immigration law, we have the insight to handle even the most complex cases. Our award-winning immigration technology powered by Cobalt® sets the bar for the industry and delivers efficient, consistent results.

BAL Sports and Entertainment Practice Group

BAL represents a diverse range of world-renowned athletes, artists, musicians, performers and entertainers. Our Sports & Entertainment Group works closely with professional sports leagues to proactively advise teams and athletes on immigration options and strategies. We help owners and athletes navigate ever-changing U.S. and international immigration laws so they remain in legal compliance.  BAL also represents actors, musicians and artists seeking to enter the U.S. for events, competitions and performances.

Our legal team has built strong relationships with sports agents, agencies, and studios and we are ready to assist you.  To learn more about how BAL can help you navigate immigration challenges, contact our Sports & Entertainment Group for a consultation.