Bernard P WolfsdorfImmigration Attorney
First, you have to show you have no intention of leaving your home country now. Second, you need to establish a good reason for the visit and it must always be truthful. Interestingly, the guidelines specifically provide for a visitor visa for certain investors. "..., an applicant pursuing EB-5 immigrant visa may be issued a B visa to examine or monitor potential qualifying investments if the applicant otherwise establishes qualification for a B visa, including that they do not intend to enter the United States to pursue adjustment of status." 9 FAM 402.2-5(C)(7) (U) Investor Seeking Investment in United States.