DOS Issues Cable With Guidance On B-1 In Lieu Of H1-B And H3 Visas

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The guidance for issuing B-1 visas in lieu of H is currently under review bur remains in effect until further notice. In order to avoid delays at the port of entry, consular officers are to annotate the B-1 visa with “B in lieu of H, 9 FAM 41.31 N11.”

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