Check the link that explains more details on the various scenarios that makes this visa backfire when not used properly.
By: Kathleen Lord-Black, US Immigration Lawyer
It began with a complaint from a disgruntled employee. An employee of Infosys, a billion-dollar East Indian IT company, blew the whistle on the company’s misuse of B-1 visitor’s visas, leading to an audit of the company’s I-9 files by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Various companies have paid one million dollars or more in fines because of immigration violations. The recent Infosys $34 million settlement is the largest settlement yet, and serves as a warning to potential employers to be certain that they are using visa properly, and are keeping accurate and updated records and files.
This article will discuss the proper use of the B-1 business visitor visa, as well as permissible business activities under NAFTA.
B-1 Visitors Visas for Business
Canadians business visitors are allowed to visit the U.S. for up to six months…
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