About the Visitors Visa (Tourist) - B-2 category

Visitors Visa (Tourist, B2)

Overview

Generally, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. Visitor visas are nonimmigrant visas for persons who want to enter the United States temporarily for business (visa category B-1), tourism, pleasure or visiting (visa category B-2), or a combination of both purposes (B-1/B-2).
  • Tourism
  • Vacation
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Medical Treatments
  • Social Events or Service Organizations
  • Amateur Musical, Sports, or Similar Events or Contests
Learn More Here: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/visit/visitor.html