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B-1 Business Visas

B-1 Visa immigration nonimmigrant attorney lawyer Chicago business temporary visit nonimmigrant meetings conferences enter United States commerceA B-1 visa is a temporary nonimmigrant visa for an individual whose intention to enter the United States is based on a temporary visit for business. A B-1 visa holder may seek admission for legitimate activities of a commercial or professional nature such as meetings, conferences, or consultations in the United States in connection with the conduct of international business and commerce. A B-1 Visa Holder may receive admittance for up to 1 year with extension of 6 months.

Elements of B-1 Visas:

Important B-1 Concepts
Strategic B-1 concepts are key ideas that can govern a foreign corporation’s or national’s use of the B-1 Business Visitor visa. These ideas are also important considerations that may serve to guide when a B-1 visa might be utilized and whether a foreign business and/or prospective foreign employee might consider another nonimmigrant visa category.

The above list is not exhaustive, and we would be more than happy to consult with you regarding other activities that may be classifiable as B-1.


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