B Visa Articles
I-94 Expiration Dates and Visa Status 2023Published on October 24, 2022
Form I-94 is the arrival/departure record that visitors to the United States receive at a border entry crossing. When you enter the country via air, you receive a card to fill in which you must hand to a border control officer on the ground. This system has undergone an upgrade and is now completely electronic….
B-1/B-2 to H-1B Change of StatusPublished on September 25, 2022
Faced with the difficulty of finding an H-1B sponsor from abroad, individuals frequently inquire as to how they can change their status from B-2 to H-1B or from B-1 to H-1B from within the United States. B-1 and B-2 visas are non-immigrant visas issued to foreign nationals visiting the United States for short periods of…
The Definitive Guide to I-94 Extension: Process, Fee, Processing TimePublished on August 17, 2020
A repeating point of confusion for nonimmigrants entering the country with a valid visa is the difference between their visa expiration date and their I-94 expiration date. Many nonimmigrants catch themselves in a panic when they realize they need to file a I-94 extension before their visa expires in order to remain in the country….
B-1 to H-1B TransferPublished on November 16, 2017
Many B-1 and B-2 visa holders wish to transfer their status to the H-1B category. A B-1 visa is for temporary business visitors who intend to participate in business activities that are commercial or professional in nature. These may include consultations with business associates, negotiating contracts, settling estates, participating in training sessions, etc. There are…