B-1 in Lieu of H1B07 Nov 2012
The B-1 visa category is generally for those seeking entry into the United States to engage in temporary, business-related activities that do not involve the performance of day-to-day work duties. The B-1 in lieu of H1B visa category, however, allows individuals to enter the United States temporarily, to perform duties related to their foreign employment. This lesser-known and frequently misunderstood category has come under increased scrutiny due to alleged misuse. We address this controversy, as well as the legal requirements of the B-1 in Lieu of H1B visa, in our article, B-1 in Lieu of H1B – Will this Useful Category Survive.