The individual is on a business trip, has a B-1 visa
or a combined B-1/B-2 visa, or is present in the United States under visa waiver and does not stay in the United States or any of its possessions for more than 90 days during the tax year;
citizens are typically not allowed to bring in domestic workers under the B-1 visa
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
The tech firm brought them to its Silicon Valley facility from July 21, 2012 to July 20, 2015 with B-1 visas
, which are used to bring foreign workers for training or conferences.
Infosys had denied any claims of systemic visa fraud misuse of visas for competitive advantage or immigration abuse and said the use of B-1 visas
or short-term visas was for legitimate business purposes.
, on the other hand, which are meant for short business trips, are not restricted and cost a fraction of that amount.
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.
for business, whether it was on B-1 visas
or through the VWP, remained
Diplomats, officials of international agencies like the United Nations or International Monetary Fund, and foreign nationals can import domestic help on A-3, G-5 and B-1 visas