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B1 or H3 Visa

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Hi Everyone

I just got a job as a field engineer working from Manchester UK to service europe and parts of Asia and Arabia.

My new company want me to attend an induction at New Jersey USA for 2 weeks.

I applied for the ESTA online but was rejected they said I have to attend an interview in Belfast for the B1

My company have said they will get me a H3 visa for training so I can enter USA.

Shall I carry on with my B1 interview next week or go along this H3 route? If my USA Embassy interview goes well then I get the B1 in 3 days.

Would I be eligible for the B1 as well as the J1,? which is best.?

Would my B1 be a risk in any way for what I intend to do?

I won't be working in USA at any time just going to meet the Management and an induction.

Thanks for any guidance.

David

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Sorry, confused. Why was ESTA denied?

Good luck


USCIS
August 12, 2008 - petition sent
August 16, 2008 - NOA-1
February 10, 2009 - NOA-2
178 DAYS FROM NOA-1


NVC
February 13, 2009 - NVC case number assigned
March 12, 2009 - Case Complete
25 DAY TRIP THROUGH NVC


Medical
May 4, 2009


Interview
May, 26, 2009


POE - June 20, 2009 Toronto - Atlanta, GA

Removal of Conditions
Filed - April 14, 2011
Biometrics - June 2, 2011 (early)
Approval - November 9, 2011
209 DAY TRIP TO REMOVE CONDITIONS

Citizenship

April 29, 2013 - NOA1 for petition received

September 10, 2013 Interview - decision could not be made.

April 15, 2014 APPROVED. Wait for oath ceremony

Waited...

September 29, 2015 - sent letter to senator.

October 16, 2015 - US Citizen

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