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B1 Visa for Volunteering in a museum

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Hello everyone,

So I was accepted to work as a volunteer in the National Museum of Anchorage where I would help to "participate in design, set-up, filming, editing and production of finished films documenting Alaska Native cultural workshops, consultations with elders, artist events". So this is to help the local native community of Alaska and bring their culture to public awareness.

This is also linked with my associative life since I am part of a video club but not linked with my engineering studies.

Under those condition, does applying for a B1 visa as a volunteer seems OK ?

I have, unfortunately, already planned an interview at the France Embassy, it is possible to go back if I have mistaken ?

And also, what are the consequences if my application is refused by the Embassy ?

Thanks you very much for your answers.

Rivten.

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are you sure this is volunteer? It sounds like work.

How long would you need to go for>

Good luck


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Maybe a J1?


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I think if its real temp. like a mth a B1 may fly

but longer although volunteering CO may think

that's a job someone could do , where will you

get money for a long period in a host country,

and U need to file for another visa

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France is a VWP country.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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