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I need an extension of my B1 Visa as I am trying to get an…

I need an extension...

I need an extension of my B1 Visa as I am trying to get an E2 Visa and we had some trouble with contracts. Now the i539 asks if I am employed in the USA - and I know it tells me the dilemma of having to start a company but not allowed to work. So what do I write - not employed ??

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken? Have you filed any paperwork with the U.S. government?

Not yet ...

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer about the visa?

No ... I got horrendous charges here in Las Vegas - seems not acceptable.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No ... that seems to be fine.

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You should write not employed as you are not supposed to be working while on B1 visa.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank you Jen. Now I have heard from my banker that a French customer of him had done so and they opened Facebook and said - you have been working and she got deported. I agree with you and I made it that way ... was just curious if there is a different approach. Again Thanks.
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