B-1 Business Visitors
Persons who want to enter the U.S. temporarily for business must first obtain a B-1 business visitor visa. Applicants must show that:
- The purpose of the trip is to enter the U.S. for business;
- The alien will not engage in gainful employment while in the U.S. (must be working for employer in country of origin while in U.S.)
- The person plans to remain temporarily for a limited, specified period of time; and
- Have a residence in a foreign country that the person does not intend to abandon.