B-1 Visa Law and Legal Definition

A B-1 Visa or ?Business Visitors? Visa is issued to a foreign citizen seeking to enter the United States for business purposes. The foreign citizen making the application must prove to the satisfaction of the Consular officer his/her intent to return to his/her home country after visiting the United States. Persons admitted on a B-1…

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B-2 Tourist Visa Law and Legal Definition

A B-2 Tourist Visa is available to foreign nationals who wish to visit the United States for leisure or tourism. B-2 Tourist Visas are “visitor visas” and are required for citizens of countries that are not included in the Visa Waiver Program. However, even citizens of countries included in the Visa Waiver Program are required…

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B-2 Visa Law and Legal Definition

B-2 Visa is granted to a foreign citizen seeking to enter the US for tourism purposes. B-2 Tourist Visas are “visitor visas” and are required for citizens of countries that are not included in the Visa Waiver Program. However, even citizens of countries included in the Visa Waiver Program are required to obtain a B-2…

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B-Share Variable Annuity Law and Legal Definition

B-Share Variable Annuity refers to a form of variable annuity contract that has no initial sales charge. However, if the contract is cancelled the holder will have to pay deferred sales charges. Deferred charges may vary from five to seven percent in the first year and may decline to zero after from five to seven…

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Baby Act Law and Legal Definition

Baby Act refers to a plea of infancy introduced for the purpose of defeating an action upon a contract made while the person was a minor. By extension, the term is applied to a plea of the statute of limitation.

Baby Animals Law and Legal Definition

The sale of some baby animals is prohibited under certain state laws. State laws and the animals they regulate vary. While some states may ban the sale of certain baby animals, other states impose restrictions on their sale, such as minimum age requirements. For example, dollar turtles used to be sold in the United States,…

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Baby Bonds Law and Legal Definition

Baby bonds are savings-type securities that are available in small dollar denominations, typically $5000 or less. In the past, small dollar bonds were common in the United States, especially during wartime. During the Civil War, for example, the Union government financed most of the costs of fighting the war by selling baby bonds, often in…

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Baby Boomer Law and Legal Definition

Baby Boomer is a U.S.citizen born between the years 1946 and 1960. These Boomers represent a relatively large segment of the population and outnumber any other group born during a similar period, such as those born from 1931 to 1945 or from 1961 to 1975. Over the years, they’ve tended to set the standard for…

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Baby Doe Law and Legal Definition

Baby Doe is a generic pseudonym used to refer to very young child involved in litigation. These litigation are mainly in the context of medical care. In the U.S., there are federal laws and regulations that set forth specific criteria and guidelines for the treatment of seriously ill and/or disabled newborns. However, such laws are…

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