Tourist/Visitor visa (B-2 visa)
If you are interested in traveling to the U.S. as a tourist or visitor, Elmhurst Immigration Law can help you apply for a B-2 visa*. This visa is for individuals who want to come to the U.S. for a specifically limited duration for purposes such as (a) tourism, (b) amusement, (c) social visits to friends and/or relatives, (d) receiving medical treatment, (e) attending conventions of social organizations, (f) participating in amateur musical performances or sports (so long as there is no reward or payment), (g) accompanying an individual coming to the U.S. as a B-1 business visitor, (h) coming to the U.S. to marry a U.S. citizen but departing after, or (i) coming to the U.S. to marry a non-immigrant.
Schedule a consultation with Elmhurst Immigration Law now to start the process of applying for a B-2 visa or to determine whether a B-2 visa is appropriate for you.
*Note: Visa Waiver Program
If you are coming from a country that is currently enrolled in the Visa Waiver program, then you may be eligible to enter the U.S as a tourist or visitor without first having to obtain a B-2 visa. The following link will take you to the U.S. Department of State’s Travel website where you can view an updated list of these countries: http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/without/without_1990.html#countries