This visa category includes temporary visitors for pleasure. Activities allowed include the normal activities of tourist. The visa may be waived under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Visitors usually attain a visa under VISA B-, B-2, or both.
Large numbers of alien visitors enter the US in this category. Duration under the VWP is usually three months. Duration may be for six months or a year. Also an extension of six months may be granted.
1. 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1101 (a)(15)(B).
[ INA Sec. 101 ]