B1 Visa

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B1 Visa

A visa granting the holder permission to enter the United States for business purposes. For example, a foreigner may procure a B1 visa in order to conduct a business deal with a client.
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projects in 2012 were performed by B-1 visa holders.
McEwan reportedly told inspectors that he planned to give lectures for pay, however he lacked the proper B-1 visa for business visitors.
For short-term visitors to the United States, there are two options: the visa waiver program or the B-1 visa.
Visa applicants must show sufficient financial resources to assure the consular and border officials that they will not engage in any form of productive employment during their stays in the United States, as B-1 visa holders are not authorized to be compensated for services rendered.
A small number of American diplomats or businessmen who are subject to international assignment and are temporarily reassigned to the United States are also permitted to bring in domestic help on a temporary B-1 visa.
Permitted activities under the B-1 visa category include attending conferences, seminars or meetings with business associates to better enable employees to perform their jobs after returning home.
Employees applying for B-1 visas are prepared for the interview process at U.
Concerning B-1 business visitor visas, FAIR recommends that the validity period of a B-1 visa not exceed one year.
Both the State Department's B-1 visas for temporary visitors for business and the Department of Labor's H-1B visas for "temporary" alien workers for positions with college degrees are being used by businesses to pay well below the standard wage in professional fields.
Infosys is engaged in discussions with the US Attorney's office and other government departments regarding a civil resolution of the government's investigation into the company's compliance" with temporary visas for tech workers known as B-1 visas, Infosys said in an addendum to its quarterly report.