B-1 Business Visa

The B-1 visa is a nonimmigrant visa that may be issued to individuals who seek temporary entry into the United States for business purposes. With planning and proper execution, the B-1 visa can be skillfully used by business visitors to serve either their short or long term purposes. Normally accepted business activities include engaging in commercial transactions, negotiating contracts, litigating, participating in conferences and seminars, participating in voluntary service programs etc.
 
The B-1 visa is normally granted for 6 months. However, extensions of more than six months can be requested once an applicant is in the United States. To determine how long to grant an applicant’s stay, the U.S. consular officer will look to the nature of the business he/she wants to conduct in the United States. The applicant must show that they have the intent to return home upon expiration of their visa.

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Question of the Month

My marriage based adjustment of status case has been pending for over two years, what can I do?

You may consider filing a writ of mandamus action in federal court. Read more on the Writ of Mandamus

Information about different Visas used for immigration:
H-1B Visas: temporary work visas for workers in specialty occupations.
K-1 visas: for a fiance' or fiancee'
K-3 visas: for a spouse of a U.S. citizen. Often referred to as the marriage visa.
E Visas: for investors conducting international business.
L Visas: for employee transfers

Serving people with immigration concerns throughout the United States, and in NC cities such as Raleigh, Durham, Charlotte, Greenville, Greensboro, Cary, Wilmington, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, Morrisville, Cary, Rocky Mount, Goldsboro, Hillsborough, Chapel Hill, Sanford, Jacksonville, Asheville, Asheboro, Carrboro, Burlington, Wilson, New Bern, High Point, Morehead City, Elizabeth City, Roanoke Rapids, Henderson, Wake Forest, Smithfield, Concord, Gastonia.

Wake County, Durham County, Orange County, Mecklenburg, Forsythe County, Buncombe County, Guilford County, Cumberland County, Chatham County, Alamance County, Gaston, Johnston County, New Hanover County. Pitt County.

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