B-1/B-2 Business Visitor Visas
Temporary Visas for Business, Medical, and Pleasure
Business visitor visas are non-immigrant visas for citizens of foreign
countries who would like to enter the U.S. temporarily for business, pleasure,
or medical treatment. Generally, business is categorized as a B-1 visa,
while pleasure or medical treatment is categorized as B-2. These visas
are frequently used by foreign nationals who wish to engage in legitimate
business activities such as conventions, conferences, and other permissible
Qualifying for Business Visitor Visas
To qualify as a non-immigrant visitor for business, the person applying
must intend to keep their foreign residence abroad, show that they have
sufficient means of support during their stay and establish that he or
she intends to leave the United States at the end of the temporary stay.
Visas are typically issues for six months and
extensions can be granted in six-month increments, although most are no longer than 3 months.
A business visitor will generally be granted only a period of entry necessary
to conduct business such as research, litigation, consulting, and commercial
transactions. The business visa is ideal for U.S. companies desiring to
bring overseas workers to the United States for brief periods and to assist
with important projects.
- The B-1 Visa holder cannot work in the US;
- The visit should be associated with international trade;
- The visit should benefit the company abroad;
- Employee cannot be paid by US entity;
- Work in the US cannot be controlled by the US entity;
- Foreign firm must be engaged in regular business.
Our New Jersey immigration attorney can work with you to obtain and prepare
the proper documentation to apply for the visa you need. Few areas of
federal law change faster or are more confusing than immigration law.
It is therefore very important to seek out a competent
New Jersey immigration lawyer to help with the immigration process if you wish to avoid lengthy delays
and other bureaucratic issues.
The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett, Esq., P.C. offers the knowledge and
experience to address all aspects of business and
family-related immigration law. Because immigration law is federal law, our office is able to provide
reasonably priced legal services to clients located anywhere in the United
States. Our firm has successfully assisted hundreds of businesses, firms,
and individuals by simplifying the complex immigration process. Our clients
include Fortune 500 corporations, major foreign multi-national companies,
local corporations and hundreds of satisfied individuals and families.
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