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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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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To fly to Dallas or any airport with my non-US passport

Hi i am living in us from last two years, i came here on b2 visa. My status was expired due to some problem before But i still have my passport, So can i still fly a domestic airline from boston to ...
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Re-entering with B1/B2 visa [migrated]

Istayed in the States on a B2 visa (Malaysian passport) for 10 months (was granted 6 months by CBP but extension for 6-months was approved). I was on holiday and never worked. My boyfriend is American ...
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Attend a bootcamp training in US for 3months + tourism

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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I94 submitted in 2007

my father visited US on visitor's visa in 2007 for 20 days and submitted his i94 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 with visas?

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 ...
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US B1/B2 Visa got rejected twice- visiting china previously will be problem [closed]

Need your guidance in getting US visa B1/B2. I am Rekha Jagadish, a house wife, and my husband is self-employed. Both of us are MBA graduates. We applied for US visa (tourism) but we were rejected ...
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I have B1 visa, can I apply for F1 visa?

I have B1 visa for conferences. Due to some personal reasons I have never traveled to united states before. My B1 visa is still valid. Now, I want F1 visa. would this have effect to get F1 visa, since ...
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Entering U.S. exactly on the day of visa “expiration date”

I'm a bit surprised from my US Visa. I plan to go to a conference on 3rd of April. Amazingly though, the visa expiration date is written as April 3rd. So what does that mean. Can I enter the US on ...
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Travelling to USA on B2 (Tourist) and getting medicines for others

I am traveling to USA on a tourist visa from India . This is my first trip to USA . My friend in USA has requested me to get insulin pen for her from India and asked me to keep it in hand luggage so ...
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Do I need Health Insurance to Qualify for a US Visitor's Visa?

I will be going for a US visitor's visa (non-immigrant B1/B2) interview in Bern and have all the necessary documents but just remembered I do not have international travel insurance. Is it required ...
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Documents required for B2 at airport

I am a resident of India. I have a valid B1/B2 Visa with ten year multiple entry. I want to accompany my wife who is on her Business visit for a month. I intend to travel with her for tourist purpose ...
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what is required for me if i want to travel to usa on b1/b2 visa as tourist

Do i need any invitation letter from my visitor if I am traveling to USA as a tourist? Also, this visa was issued to me by my company, can I use the same visa to travel again to USA for tourism ...
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Immigration on domestic stop-over from Puerto Rico to SF?

I come from Denmark, but live in SF holding a B visa. I am planning a trip to Puerto Rico and want to make sure I have enough time to catch my connecting flight on the way home. My route home is ...
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Travelling to the US on B1 visa without a business purpose

(NOT a duplicate of Tourist Visa B1) Earlier last year, I went to the US for a business trip. In preparation for it, even though I applied for a B1/B2 visa, I was granted a (seemingly rare) straight ...
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Backpacking with visa B2 in USA

I have quit my job recently to travel the world in a few months. I am planning to visit the USA as my first step and would like to stay there for at least 4 months. So I have applied for a tourist ...
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Can an Indian citizen on B1/B2 tourist visa in the US, apply for a schengen visa in the US?

I am leaving India for the US and plan to tour Europe on my way back from the US. However, I believe I can't apply for a Schengen visa in India before leaving to Europe because I would be staying in ...
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B1/B2 visa approved for exam. Can I go for tourism as the first trip?

I hold a B1/B2 visa for USA issued for sitting an examination in June. I have a vacation before then, in February, and would like to spend it in USA. Can I go to USA using this visa? This is my ...
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B1/B2 Visa is issued for exam, want to go for tourism [duplicate]

I have been issued a B1/B2 visa to USA to take an exam. It's multiple entry but unfortunately I had to delay my exam. In the meantime, can I use this visa to visit a few places in USA? Will there be ...
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Tourist Visa B1/B2 [duplicate]

Hi I am from India and have B1 . Can I come to US without a B2 visa. I had previously used this visa for official purpose. Will there be any problem relating to immigration. I will be staying with my ...
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US B2 Visa Depature Date - flight just after midnight, entry period ends the day before

I have a question that I am a foreign student in the US under F1 visa, my father arrived in Dec.8, 2014 under a B2 visa to attend my graduation ceremony and we plan to do some sightseeing after worth. ...
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Query on visa validity

My old passport is in my maiden name and has already expired. My B1/B2 visa to travel to United States is still valid but is stamped in my old passport with my maiden name. My new passport has my ...
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Why my U.S. B1 Visa got refused under 214 (b)?

I went for B1 U.S. Visa at the U.S. Embassy in Delhi. Interviewer: *Good Morning*. Me: *Good Morning* Interviewer: *What is your designation?* Me: *I am a Software Engineer.* Interviewer: *What is ...
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Will it be a problem for my Russian girlfriend to apply for a US nonimmigrant visa in Beijing while working in China on a business visa?

I would like to have my Russian girlfriend come visit me in San Francisco on a B-2 visa. She is currently working in Beijing, China as an English teacher. However, she received her employment through ...
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What documents are required when travelling to the US under a B1/B2 visa?

I received a B1/B2 visa to US (in a country different from my nationality) Is the visa all I need, or do I need to show any other documents at the departing airport and/or the entry airport at the US? ...