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A B-1 visa is a type of non-immigrant visa for business visitors. What this means is that it is a temporary visa used for short business trips to the U.S.
People who visit the United States on this visa cannot engage in strictly work activities, but they can address certain business concerns such as negotiating business contracts.
Business people who wish to come to the United States temporarily to conduct business should use this visa.
Visitors who also wish to do some tourism while in the U.S. should apply for a combination B-1/B-2 Business/tourist Visa.
Residents of countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), do not need to apply for a B-1 visa to make a business visit to the U.S.
List of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Countries
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