B-1 Visa for Temporary Visitors for Business

The purpose of the B-1 visa is for a non-immigrant to be granted access into The United Stated for a certain period of time, to be here for business purpose. The B1 portion allows business such as meetings, training sessions, factory and office visits and tours, consultations, signing contracts, but no material work that produces or could produce payment in return. Visa overstays may be barred from returning to the U.S. for ten years or three years depending on the period of overstay or “unlawful presence”. Another penalty might be, A non-citizen who fails to depart the United States within the time period specified in the voluntary departure order becomes subject to civil penalties.