Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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How soon can I re-enter the US after my previous visit?

I entered the USA on a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) on 1 July 2012 and stayed until 16 Sep 2012 (78 days). On what date in 2013 will I be able to travel to USA again under VWP?
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What does “UOPI” on a US passport stamp mean?

A US immigration officer wrote "UOPI" on my passport. He suspected that I wasn't actually visiting the country for tourism but intending to work there. What does this term mean:
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How can I use Global Entry lanes at Canadian airports if I don't have the physical Global Entry card?

When you are approved for Global Entry, U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents and Mexican nationals are posted a Global Entry card. Everyone else only has an electronic record of their Global ...
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Can i travel with my USA expired passport?

I need to fly domestically within the United States. The only ID i have is expired passport, can i use that to pass T.S.A.? can i use it as an ID? Thanks Edit1: Is a USA passport, i'm a citizen ...
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If I have an ESTA approved for transit, can I visit a second time as a tourist?

I go to México in some time, and my fly tickets first I go from Peru to the US, because of that I require a visa to enter US. In my country I can apply for VWP, but I'm a little scared of getting ...
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Maximum withdrawal from an ATM in the USA

What is the maximum amount you can withdraw from an ATM in the USA? I have a UK credit and debit card and can use either to withdraw cash. I know I will be charged a fee so I want to withdraw as much ...
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Canadian wants to go to US for meetings

My husband is a 62 year old Canadian. He was contracted by a Canadian company to go to Detroit to monitor a Canadian registered aircraft while it is being maintained by a USA company. He has been ...
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How to travel from Cincinnati [on hold]

What is the cheapest and quickest solution to travel from Cincinnati to Boston? I have driven the route through Buffalo using I90
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Travelling during weekends - Public transportation - Baltimore

I'm living in Baltimore for a short period of time. I work a lot during the week (and don't really have time to organize my trips) and have free time in weekends. I don't have a driving license here ...
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Apply for J1 US visa being a tourist in Dubai [migrated]

I've lived in Dubai for over 12 years with my family. But currently I'm a full time student in India and my UAE residential visa has expired. I'll be visiting Dubai on a tourist visa to meet my family ...
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Is it possible to drive to Hawaii?

I know there aren't any roads across the Pacific, obviously. But is there any possible way to drive a car to Hawaii? Let's say you were attempting to drive to all 50 states in the U.S., is there a ...
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NYC - Are advertised metrocard and tourist attraction ticket prices inclusive of tax?

I'm from the UK where tax is included in most advertised prices. I gather things are very different in the USA. I'm visiting New York City next week, and am looking at the cost of a MetroCard and ...
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What measures are taken to prevent bombs being smuggled onto planes via insider jobs?

Especially as pertains to US airports? Is baggage checked at all once it has been loaded into the cargo hold? Otherwise, is there anything that prevents an airport employee from slipping something ...
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Passport expiring in 2 months, but US VISA is valid [duplicate]

I have a US VISA valid till 2019. But my passport is expiring on 20th July 2016. I would like to travel to US in the month of June & I got the confirmation from USVISA that Indian passport need ...
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Passport validity requirement to enter USA for travelling

My visa will be expired December 12, 2017. However my passport will expire on January 17, 2016. I wish to reach the USA border on July 15, 2015 to stay in the USA for 25 days. At that date my ...
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Would I be allowed to get on a plane from the UK and fly to America with tea?

Today I was doing some research on food and drinks and realised that tea is not a very big thing in America and that all the "good" brands of tea are extremely overpriced or quite "un-attractive". So ...
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having Visa on expired passport & another valid pass and ESTA applicable which way to travel [duplicate]

A friend has a valid visa to enter USA but on expired passport. Also has a valid passport in a different country, this new country is allowed in ESTA. Issuing a new valid passport is complicated. ...
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Canadian denied entry to the USA

So to keep it short but detailed, I am Canadian and been travelling to the USA over the years for pleasure. A few years ago, I wanted to visit a friend in Saudi Arabia, so I booked a flight that was ...
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Is temporary I-551 still valid upon passport renewal? [closed]

So I got a temporary I-551 stamp on my passport after my two-year conditional green card has expired. Now, if I renew my passport (get a new passport and void the old one), will the stamp on the old ...
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Online overview of campgrounds in USA?

Is there any online resource that lists (close to) all campgrounds in the USA? For Germany, and some parts of Europe I can use this tool. Is there anything similar in the USA?
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Right turn signal in Pennsylvania - can I turn on red?

I am travelling in Pennsylvania, USA, and I come across this sign: Intersections here often have three sets of traffic lights, one with left turn signal signs, one with right turn signal signs, and ...
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Are wet wipes subject to the TSA's 3-1-1 Liquids Rule?

If I want to bring a packet of wet wipes with me on a plane, do I need to put them into the one-quart ziploc bag with all my other 3 ounce liquid containers? The TSA 3-1-1 Liquids Rule page doesn't ...
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Why does the TSA allow two 3-ounce containers but not one 6-ounce container?

If I understand the TSA's 3-1-1 policy in the US correctly, you are allowed to take two 3-ounce containers of a liquid on a plane, but not a single 6-ounce container of the same liquid. Is this really ...
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I recently spent just over 2 months in the US using an ESTA visa, how long should I wait before re-entering? [duplicate]

I flew out to Seattle on February 13th and went to Canada April 11th, flew back to England April 19th. I would love to go to New York for a week on June 1st to attend a convention with some friends ...
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US business visa related doubts

I would be applying for a US Business visa to attend a Salesforce conference in San Francisco. I refer to business visa FAQ from US immigration but it doesn't answer my following doubts. I will get ...
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Common ways to pay for a room in the U.S.? [closed]

I plan to stay in the U.S. next year. In my country it is common to pay rent and these things by wire transfer (so you transfer the money from your account to the landlord's account online.) Is this ...
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As an Indian citizen, applying and carrying both B1 and F1 visas together

I got admitted into a university in USA and received my I-20 for the same. I am yet to apply for my F-1 visa. The program start date is 8th August, 2016. Meanwhile, I also got selected for a Youth ...
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Can I Use B1/B2 to travel to the US When Applying F1

I'm living in Vancouver and currently holding a valid B1/B2(visitor) VISA. I'm planning a trip to California from June 9 to June 17 with my friends. However, I got admitted into an US MBA program ...
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My B1/B2 visa expires on Jun 7th, 2016, looking to enter US on Jun 6th 2016 [duplicate]

My B1/B2 visa expires on Jun 7th, 2016. I'm intending to enter US on Jun 6th for a training session and return to my country (MEX) on Jun 9th. Passport is valid until 2019. Is there a risk that CBP ...
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What is a notarized copy of the Green Card (I-551) for Schengen visa application?

Schengen visa application from within the U.S. requires "a notarized copy of the Green Card (I-551) for Schengen visa application". I do not understand what is it. Notary public in the US certify the ...
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Is the Hidden Valley Trail in Joshua Tree National Park toddler-friendly?

I'm planning to go to Joshua Tree National Park with my wife and 2.5 year-old daughter. I would really like to go to this Hidden Valley Nature Trail. It has great reviews all over the place, it's ...
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What questions should I be able to answer when entering USA?

Last time I entered USA, the border officer asked me a lot of questions. Some of them were quite personal and others were about my destination in the USA. For example, he asked me where I would stay. ...
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My dad was rejected for a US Diversity Visa on 2003. Now I'm applying for a PHD, should I count my dad's rejection as mine in the DS-160 form? [closed]

On 2003, my father won DV lottery and our family was selected as a beneficiary. Now I’m applying for a PHD and I’m confused regarding the DS-160 form question about whether I was ever rejected. As I ...
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I overstayed in US for over 9 years. When can I apply for a visa again?

I came to the US in 2002 on a tourist visa after I got my US visa multiple entry in the Philippines. I was able to find a job in the US and stayed for over 9 years. I had no bad record and worked ...
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I am a UK citizen & have been in the US for 5 months. How soon can I return under the VWP?

I am a UK citizen and I've been in the US on a B2 visa- it will be about 5 1/2 months when I leave. I've recently been issued a working holiday visa for Canada and plan to go out there in around 4 ...
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How do I clear an incorrect red flag on my US Visa for overstaying, when in fact my departure date has not been recorded in the database? [duplicate]

I am a resident of New Delhi, India. I received a 10 year B1/B2 type US visa on 17th Jan 2014, which expires on 15th Jan 2024. On account of this visa, I travelled to the United States for 15 days in ...
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Do I need a visa to go to Canada from America if I have a Green Card?

I am planning to drive to Niagara Falls to see it from the Canadian side. I have heard good things about seeing it from the other side. So, I want to stay in Toronto for a day, see Niagara Falls and ...
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Can I refuse to pay auto-gratuity in a restaurant?

I got the following receipt at some restaurant in the USA: Can I refuse to pay auto-gratuity, or pay a lower percentage of gratuity, given that it wasn't mentioned on the menu and no restaurant ...
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What to tip a complimentary limo in Vegas?

I'm booked-in for a stay at a major casino-hotel in Vegas where the extortionate monthly room fee includes a complimentary limo pick-up from the airport to the hotel - complete with driver holding a ...
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Can I travel to another country from the US without a passport if I have my green card

Can I travel to another country from the US without my passport even though I have my green card
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Journey from India (Bombay/Mumbai) to USA on ship

I'm planning to travel from India (Bombay/Mumbai) to USA on ship. I'm a newbie and I don't know anything about freighter travel. I just want to know what are the possible ways of travel and also the ...
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How to find the amount paid for a ticket?

I'm trying to find out the cost of a flight that my daughter took on June 9, 2015. Where can I get this information? I tried going to the airline's site, but it was no help.
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Visiting girlfriend with a B1/B2 visa regularly

I am a Turkish citizen holding a US B1/B2 visa living in Canada. My girlfriend is a Canadian citizen, holding a TN-1 visa, will be living in US in a few months. We will be visiting each other with ...
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Travelling on Advance Parole [closed]

I'm a Pakistani residing in US and last year, I got married to a US-citizen. I applied for permanent residence, and I'm currently waiting for the final interview before the green card is issued. But ...
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Can I visit London with a US visit visa during a 11 hours lay over at LHR? [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport and I am flying to Seattle, US from Bangalore, India via LHR, London and the layover is 11 hours. Can I visit London with the US visit visa I have (this is accepted in many ...
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Visiting the US twice under one ESTA? [duplicate]

I'm from the UK and will be visiting Florida for the second time this year to spend the summer under an ESTA. I have enough money to cover accommodation for two months and expenses without having to ...
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UK citizen, US company, living in UK: Can I use an ESTA?

So: I am a UK citizen I work for a US company I currently live in the UK and have no US visa What am I allowed to do when I enter the US on an ESTA? Am I allowed to work if I am getting paid in a ...
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Visa Waiver Program and working within the US [duplicate]

I am employed by a US company but live and work in the UK. I also get paid into a UK bank account. Can I travel to the US with an ESTA and remain under the VWP for business meetings or short term work ...
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Author visiting the USA for vacation under the Visa Waiver Program - Can they write?

I was wondering if an author of ebooks, who is registered as self employed as a freelance writer in the UK, can visit the USA on the Visa Waiver Program and continue to write, if he or she does not ...
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