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UTSA marching band represent U.S. in France

By Kris Rodriguez
Public Affairs Specialist

The University of Texas at San Antonio Spirit of San Antonio (SOSA) marching band has been selected as the official university band to represent the United States and perform at the 70th anniversary World War II D-Day Memorial...

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Pass the 9-5-6 Test

There are specific rules that apply to the payment of honorariums. Be sure you pass the 9-5-6 Test:
  • Honorariums can be paid to the following visa types: B-1, B-2, WB, WT, and J-1.

    WB and WT visa waiver stamps are given to visitors from the following countries who complete an I-94 upon arrival: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay.

  • If the country is not listed above then the prospective visitor should apply for and receive a B-1 or B-2 visa in order to travel to the United States.
  • NAFTA rules default Canadian visitors to B-1 or B2.