I am a former F1 visa student who was expelled from school for academic integrity issues. I left the US long before the SEVIS was terminated. The DSO at the school tells me that the SEVIS was terminated 3 months after I'd left and mentioned "Expulsion" as the reason and no remarks provided. This was 5 years ago. I have since learned from my mistakes, moved on and happily employed in my home country. There's a conference in the US which my company would like me to attend. Can I apply for a B1/B2 business visa to attend the conference? Am I ineligible to apply for a visa? What are the chances of the visa be granted?
You will need to explain the situation if asked. They will have discretion but you can probably get it if you can evidence business reasons for the trip, ties to home country, etc..
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You can apply if you meet the criteria for issuance of the required visa.
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