“Business nonimmigrant”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

This is an noncitizen coming temporarily to the United States to engage in commercial transactions which do not involve gainful employment in the United States (for example, those engaged in international commerce on behalf of a foreign firm, who are not employed in the U.S. labor market, and who receive no salary from U.S. sources).

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services