If someone gets approved of Change of status from b2 to e2 but doesnt have E2VISA would they still have their b2 on their passport ? can they travel in US on their b2? Can you have e2 and b2 visas on the passport at the same time ?
A person with a B2 to E2 change of status approval may travel within the US with a valid passport, current B visa, and E-2 approval notice. A person obtaining an E-2 visa at a US consul outside the US may have both the B and E visa within their passport.
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Yes, you can they travel in the US on your B-2 visa.
If you apply for two types of visas and are eligible for both visas, consular officers are permitted to issue two concurrently valid visas. For example, you may have a B1/B2 visa for tourist purposes that was granted for 10 years and also be issued an E-2 visa to run a business in the United States. In this scenario, your valid B1/B2 visa would not be canceled when you received the E-2 visa and you could enter the U.S. on either visa depending on the purpose of your trip.
However, you are not permitted to possess two valid visas of the same type in your passport at the same time.
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