Applying for and using the combined tourism and business visa for the United States, the most common US visa. It does not allow the bearer to work in the USA.

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transit through Frankfurt airport [duplicate]

Indian Passport holder, on a recent visit to US, applied for green card. Got EAD and advance parole to visit India. Booked (to and fro) Lufthansa flight from Chicago to Chennai via Frankfurt (2 hours ...
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Visiting the US as a tourist with a visa obtained for business purpose [duplicate]

Note: This is NOT a duplicate of this other question. Please read the entire question, and help me unmark this question as duplicate. Can I use a B1/B2 visa for tourism that was originally ...
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B-1 Visa Application and SSN from F-1 Visa Validity

I am going to the US on a B-1 visa to attend a conference. In the DS-160 form, it is asking for a US SSN and TIN. Previously, I was an international student who graduated and did my OPT for one year. ...
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How can I enter the US while visiting Canada?

I'm from Algeria, and I plan to visit Canada (Montréal) for 20 days next november as a tourist (me and my mom ), and then I want to visit USA (Mississippi) for one week (alone). can anyone please help ...
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Applying for US H4 visa when I have a valid B1 visa [migrated]

I have a valid B1 visa. My spouse is holding an H1 visa and I would like to go as a dependent [H4]. If I apply for an H4 now will it invalidate my B1 visa?
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Receiving a B2 visa for the US after a 4 month overstay

I'm italian and i wanted to return in us to meet some friends. the problem is that i overstayed in 2011 4 months (so 90 days of regular visa waiver plus 4 months more for healthy problems). i read ...
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Can an Indian national in F1 and B1/B2 visa travel to Mexico? [duplicate]

Can an Indian national travel to Mexico in F1 visa?I also have an B1/B2 visa but I am residing in US currently in F1 status. And what about people with H1B visas?
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B2 (US) visa for International student in the UK [closed]

I'm an international student in the UK (visa expiry 2019) planned to go to California on holidays (booked flights and hostels already, paid and confirmed) and visa interview is later this month. I ...
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US B1/B2 visa, renewed when entering country?

I have a B1/B2 visa valid from 15 July 2015 to 15 March 2016. The way I've understood it from the embassy personnel, is that when I enter the country with this visa I'm allowed to stay for 6 months. ...
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Travelling to US through Canda Transit - Is it possible? [duplicate]

Is it possible to do this? I have b1/b2 visa and want to travel to USA. Because I want to see a friend of mine in a Canadian airport for a short period of time e.g. 1 hour I want to transit Canada and ...
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Travelling to US through Canada

I am from Pakistan and hold a Pakistani passport. I have a B1/B2 visa and want to travel to the USA. Because I want to see a friend of mine in a Canadian airport for a short period of time (e.g. 1 ...
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Can B1 Visa holder accompany another B1 Visa holder as dependent [duplicate]

I have a B1 Visa which is valid for another 7 years and my wife also has B1 visa which is valid for another 3 years. I am planning to visit US for some business purpose and want to take my wife along ...
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B1 visa to USA - can I travel for leisure purpose too?

I have a 6-month B1 (business) visa to the USA. I plan to visit USA for business for 4 weeks (training for my company) and then take 2 week-long vacation to travel around. Of course, you can never ...
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I have selected B1/B2 visa whereas I am going as tourist only. Is this correct? [duplicate]

I have selected B1/B2 visa whereas I am going as tourist only. Is this correct? Will be there any problem in the interview?
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Inviting an unemployed friend to visit the USA on a tourist visa

I am a PhD student currently in the US on an F1-Visa. I want to invite a friend, who is currently not employed. He also does not have sufficient funds, so I am willing to cover all the expenses ...
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How to get my passport back from the US Consulate? [closed]

Upon the US Consulate's request, I sent my passport for visa issuance on July 1st., and until now I haven't received it back!!! I need my passport urgently to apply for a visa to participate in a ...
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Didn't attend B1/B2 Visa interview and finger printing. Will I have issues applying for an F1 (student) visa? [on hold]

I applied for a B1/B2 Visa but I didn't attend my interview and finger printing, even I am not submit my DS-160 form, but what happens now I am ready to apply for a F1 visa. I also have I20. My ...
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Documents needed for immigration check for US B1/B2 visa

I am a graduate student from India holding a valid B1/B2 US visa. I obtained it for attending a conference. Though I applied for B1 (conference/business) the visa type on my passport reads B1/B2. The ...
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problems faced at multiple visa entry at US immigration [duplicate]

I received a multiple entry B1/B2 visa while I was employed. I am no longer employed. What sort of documents should be shown to immigration officers on visiting the US now? Earlier schedules, etc ...
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How easy is to get a US B2 visa for a layover? [closed]

I will be flying towards Lima from within the EU, with a layover of a few hours in Miami (both ways). I really want to visit US in the future. I've already had a J1 (summer work) type visa issued and ...
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Does my multiple entry 6-month B1 visa to the US expire while I'm back to my country?

I am the holder of a B1 visitor Visa to the US. It is valid for 6 months from February 18th. However, I have returned home to my home-country for 2 months during the summer. Will the Visa still go on ...
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Flying domestically in the USA with non-US passport, if the immigration status expired

I live in the U.S. for the last two years, I came here on B2 visa. My status has expired due to some problem before. But I still have my passport. Can I still fly a domestic airline from Boston to ...
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Is it possible to attend a bootcamp training in the USA for 3 months on a B1/B2 visa? [on hold]

I have a B1/B2 visa and was wondering Q1) if I can use that to attend a bootcamp training in USA. The training is for 3 months and am also planning to tour around for 2 to 3 weeks. The answer in ...
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B1/B2 in admin processing for 20 months and now I've moved to another country. Should I notify post, re-apply or do something else?

I am a Russian citizen and have applied for a B1/B2 visa at Moscow Consulate back in September 2013. After interview I've been given a 221(g) letter and my application was put under 'Administrative ...
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How do I clear an incorrect red flag on my US Visa for overstaying, when in fact my departure date has not been recorded in the database?

I am a resident of New Delhi, India. I received a 10 year B1/B2 type US visa on 17th Jan 2014, which expires on 15th Jan 2024. On account of this visa, I travelled to the United States for 15 days in ...
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B1/B2 visa to J-1 visa, back to B1/B2 visa

Back in 2011, I applied and got my B1/B2 visa, which is still valid until 2016, but then in 2013, I got an internship in NYC, and got the J-1 visa which was only valid for 6 months (length of my ...
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Is separate DS-160 form needed for spouse for US B1/B2 visa ?

I'm going to travel with my spouse to the US for visiting. and I want to apply for B1/B2 visa. I filled an application for myself. Do I need to fill a separate DS-160 form for her ? If so, how can I ...
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Change of status from an F-1 to B -1/ B-2

Is it possible to change a USA F-1 visa for B -1/B-2 visa because of a change of interest?
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Administrative processing delay of more than a year [closed]

I applied for B1/B2 visa in May 2014. Now it is already more than a year later. Exactly after one year, the consulate asked for the updated travel information as the initial travel plans were not ...
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US Business visa refusal mention in UK visa [closed]

My US B1 visa was rejected under section 214(b), they gave me one template about 214(b)( with no stamping on passport), which i lost now, its beed 3 years now. Now my company applying for UK work ...
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No record found of a I-94 form submitted in 2007

My father visited US on visitor's visa in 2007 for 20 days and submitted his I-94 while leaving. I am now in the process of applying his visitor's visa again. His old passport which had the visa stamp ...
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Traveling on B1/B2 visa for training [duplicate]

I currently have a valid B1/B2 visa. I got this visa when I had applied for a visitor/tourist visa, stating the purpose that I'll be visiting US for pleasure. Now I need to travel to US for a ...
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Going to USA on B1/B2 visa when on a business visa in Japan

I am going on a business visa to Japan. When in Japan, can I get a B1/B2 visa to go to USA for a short personal trip? Thanks for your help
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Are visitors allowed to enroll in academies (such as a flight training school) in the US under the B1 visa?

I know a person who came to the US under B1 visa (which he says). He says, he is currently enrolled in a flight training school. I want to know, whether he is allowed to join academies under a B1 ...
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Getting job in US on B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

I have a B1/B2 visa to US, can i stay in US as a citizen and for how long?Can i apply for jobs there in US on this visa? What are the chances to get a job there? Can i apply for an H1-B visa while my ...
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Multiple border crossings between Canada and USA

I am visiting Canada from Romania on visitor visa, I have a USA B1/B2 visa with multiple entries (from Romania also) valid for 10 years. I am planing to visit few friends in the USA, but I am planing ...
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Can I leave the United States for Canada and return again when on a tourist visa? [closed]

I have an Indian passport, I have both American and Canadian visitor visas, I'm currently in the United States, and I want to go Canada for a few days. So whenever I will return back to the USA, will ...
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I Have a B1 Visa for USA, but now i want to apply for F-1 visa, duration is very short in between them,will it be a problem in F-1 visa? [closed]

I have a B1 visa sponsoreed by my company but did not enter the united states. NOw i plan to apply for F-1 Student visa. will i need to submit any extra documentation etc for this?
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Doing both business and pleasure activities on a pure B1 visa [duplicate]

I applied for a B1/B2 US visa to take the Usmle step 2 CS exam. But I was only given a pure B1 visa. It really surprised me coz taking an exam doesn't really fit the description of a business purpose ...
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Getting a very short visitor visa for the US as an Indian citizen

I'm an Indian national and I have a friend in USA who got stuck and I wanna go and get her. The thing is I can't show bank balance, as I don't have any, but I have credit cards worth 5000 USD and I ...
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How to ensure 4 months stay in USA when on visit visa?

I have a 10 year US visa(b1/b2) and this is my first time to USA. I am planning to take a 4 month break in the US. I have a job, but I just finished a crazy 3 year project and I just need to recharge. ...
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I renewed my passport, can I still use my valid US B1/B2 visa if it is stamped on the old passport?

I have valid a B1/B2 visa till March 2016. Can I enter the US for 2 weeks in May 2015? Also my passport has been renewed into a new book while the visa is stamped in the old passport. Is this still ...
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B1/B2 visa vs J visa

So my friend and I got a training offer from a company in the US. They sent us an invitation letter and my friend had her interview last week and got rejected because she requested a B1/B2 visa. The ...
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B-2 visa application

I am applying for a B-2 visa and have the following questions: 1) I lost my expired passport on which I visited Dubai in 2011. Should I mention it in DS-160? 2) I am a government officer. I mention ...
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Traveling to Mexico on B1/B2 VISA

My parents have B1/B2 visa and do they need Mexico visa if they want to visit Mexico (<10 days) during their stays at US? When I had H1b visa, I visited Mexico without any Mexico visa. Again the ...
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Applying for a B2 cohabitating visa with previous overstay as a minor

Im hoping to get some insight as to what the outcome of my B2 cohabitating visa application may be. My appointment is extremely soon! when I was a child my parents overstayed on a B1/B2 visa from ...
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Travel to USA while working remotely to US company, long term (1-3 months)

I work remotely for a US company, is it ok to go to the US for 1-3 months on a B1/B2 visa and continue working from there? I won't be working ON my client, but I will still be working FOR them. I've ...
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USA - Combining business with pleasure

I will soon be going on a business trip to USA. I will be travelling on a B1 visa. My business will be for 4 weeks there. I would like to spend a week after I conclude my business, with my sister, who ...
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Travel to USA while working remotely for US company

I am a Ukrainian citizen working remotely for US company. I have a consulting contract and provide services while living in Ukraine. Am I allowed to travel to USA for a week or two under tourist visa ...
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UK transit visa, can my brother bring my daughter to UK when travelling to US

I am already working in UK, my daughter (2 years) is in India and she just got a dependent visa last week. I was supposed to go to India for 2 week to pick her up later this month BUT now there is a ...