The B-1 visa is for individuals who wish to visit the United States temporarily for business purposes, (e.g. conferences) or for medical treatment, or to accompany a family member who is requires medical treatment.
- Visitor for business (B-1)
If you want to travel to the United States for reasons other than business. You must apply for a visa in the appropriate category. This includes if you want to study, work as a crew member or journalist, etc.