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I have a friend in South Africa that wants to come to the U.S., can you tell me what is required of her to be able to come?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?

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How long can she stay?

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Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 9 months ago

If your friend would like to visit the US, she would have to apply for a B1/B2 tourist visa at the US embassy/consulate. In order to have the best chance of approval, she should take proof of her significant ties to her country. This would be things such as proof of a good job in her country that will be waiting for her, or proof that she is attending school. Also proof of property ownership, bank account, family ties, any other ties to the country. The tourist visa usually allows a person to remain in the US for up to 6 months at a time.

She can apply starting here https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-za/niv

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