Can H-1 Visa Holders Do Business in the USA?
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We have received an approval for an O-1 for a pharmaceuticals scientist employed by a small company. The case was approved without an RFE where we clearly showed the advanced nature of the work and the qualifications of the beneficiary. The outcome of O-1 visa petitions is always unpredictable, and, as a practical matter, more so where the employer is a very small company. Despite its size, the company was engaged in highly specialized and advanced level work. In addition to the beneficiary’s qualifications, the nature of the work
You will apply for B visa (B-1/B-2).
You may want to ask in the forums http://forums.immigration.com about how to get an internship. We do process H-1 for Pharmacist Interns, but I do not know how you would get a job.
Pharmacists, like all professionals can potentially come under any of the three -- EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 category depending upon their qualifications and the jobs they do. So read carefully information about all the categories.