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Tag: B-2 Visas

  • Understanding After-Sales Service and ESTA Guidelines

    When it comes to international travel, understanding the rules and regulations is crucial to ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey. For individuals planning to visit the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), it’s important to be aware of the guidelines regarding permissible activities. One area […]
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  • Canadian Travel to the US: The Myth of the 180-Day Rule

    We often hear questions like these from Canadian clients looking to travel in the US… While there’s some truth to these sentiments, there are also popular misconceptions around the myth of the 180-day rule for Canadian visitors. Canadian visitors are generally granted a six-month default period of stay in B-2 visitor status at the time […]
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  • What are B Visas?

    If you are looking to come to the U.S. temporarily for business or tourism/pleasure, you must obtain a B-1 or B-2 nonimmigrant visa. B visas are also known as a “visitor” visa for individuals entering the U.S. temporarily as a nonimmigrant. Please note that Canadians are visa exempt. What is a B-1? The B-1 visa is […]
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  • Canadian Visitors Interested in Extending Their Stay in the United States

    Some Canadian visitors may be unaware that they could be permitted to extend their stay in the United States beyond the initially authorized six-month period. We, at Berardi Immigration Law, have some important tips to keep in mind! When a Canadian visitor applies for entry to the United States, they’re typically admitted as a B-2 […]
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  • Extending B-2 Status in light of Covid-19

    A B-2 visa allows for a foreign national to travel to the U.S. for recreational purposes. Typically, the maximum period allowed for admission to the U.S. as a B-2 nonimmigrant is six months. However, in light of Covid-19, visitors on a B-2 visa may apply to extend their status in the U.S.  The Covid-19 Impact […]
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