US Visitor Visa concerns. Can My Philippine Friend Visit Me in the USA?
(Updated 21 September 2018)
Originally published sometime back. Significantly updated and corrected for my current reader’s information. Thanks for being a reader, by the way.
I have received a lot of queries over the years about the US Visitor Visa (known as a B2 Visa to the US State Department) for Filipinos.
Mainly these questions revolve around the subject of getting a Filipino friend a temporary visitor’s visa allowing them to enter the USA for a short visit.
People want to know, mainly:
- How do they (the visas) work,
- How much do they cost,
- Can my girlfriend get one, etc.
- I’ve heard they are very hard to get, and why?
It occurred to me today that I hadn’t written about these issues in some time when I opened an email from a reader here with some specific questions: [Read more…] about Can My Philippine Friend Visit Me in the USA?