Frequently Asked Questions - Immigrant Intent
Immigrant intent becomes an issue when an applicant outside or inside USA seeks a benefit (such as a visa, when outside USA, or a change of status, when within USA) that does not allow an applicant to possess the intention of residing permanently in USA ("immigrant intent"). For example, an applicant for a visitor's visa must not have the intention to reside in USA permanently. Their visa can be refused if they have immigrant intent.
There are several issues that should be examined before you can make an informed decision.
1. B visa or ESTA does not allow you to “work:”