Carefully Developed Strategies for Businesses & Employers The Expertise & Knowledge For Your Best Interests

B1 and B2 Visa: Business and Tourism

If you want to enter the U.S. as a visitor, you would typically apply for one of the following:

  • A nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay
  • An immigrant visa for permanent residence

To be considered for a visitor visa, you need to meet one of the following categories:

  • Business (B-1)
  • Tourism (B-2)
  • A combination of Business and Tourism (B-1/B-2)
Business (B-1)

Here are some purposes to visit that would qualify you for B-1:

  • To consult with business associates
  • To negotiate a contract
  • To attend a convention or conference related to your business/profession, or one that is educational or scientific in nature
  • To settle an estate
Tourism (B-2)

Here are some purposes to visit that would qualify you for B-2:

  • Vacation (to go on holiday)
  • To visit with friends or relatives
  • For social events hosted by fraternal, social, or service organizations
  • To participate, unpaid, in events related to music, sports, or other pursuits as an amateur enthusiast
  • To receive medical treatment
  • To take a short recreational study course that does not contribute toward a degree (ex. a two-day nature survivalist class taken during a vacation)

To schedule an initial consultation with us today, don't hesitate to contact us at (949) 478-4963.

Former Clients Share Their Experience

We've Helped Countless Client Achieve the Results They Needed
  • “Best lawyer ever!!”

    Grace
  • “Very caring & compassionate.”

    S.T.
  • “You really helped my family.”

    Jeff M.
  • “El señor Yekrangi es un abogado de inmigración en Irvine...”

    Michael O.
  • “Fantastic Attorney!”

    Shirin R.
  • “Extremely thorough and patient.”

    I.L.
  • “He cares about his clients and he is really honest and responsive.”

    Amir M.
  • “I strongly recommend working with Ashkan.”

    Navid K.
  • “Outstanding attorney!”

    J.W.
  • “I would hire Ashkan again in a heart beat.”

    Tess B.
  • “The most honest and trustworthy lawyer.”

    L. M.
  • “Provided invaluable insight.”

    A. S.
  • “He did exactly what I ask him to do.”

    Frank
  • “Took me to the finish line.”

    Former Client
  • “He understood our concerns because he is an immigrant.”

    Kevin Khoa N.

Contact Us

Let's Get Started on Your Case Together.
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.