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

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Question about ESTA

I have been traveling to U.S. on ESTA, but on my last trip they told me to get a tourist visa, because I had been first 5 weeks in the US and 4 weeks in Norway and then 3 months in u.s and 5 weeks in ...
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Is there a way to get a visa appointment faster?

I need to travel to Netherlands (business trip) in a month (I live in San-Fransisco, US, not a US citizen). The problem is that when I try to schedule an appointment, the closest appointment I can get ...
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Visiting my Girlfriend in the US for two months - what's the likelihood of a problem?

I am from England and I met a girl from the USA online. This summer, I went to visit her for two weeks, and on arrival was not let through the main barrier, and instead had to go through to another ...
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Can an illegal alien fly domestically in usa? [duplicate]

I have a friend from the Caribbean who entered the US and overstayed her visa. Her passport is still valid. She now wants to visit me and I live in another state. Can she fly domestically, using her ...
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Regarding electronic item to carry [duplicate]

I want to take 2 iPhones with me (36000 INR each) to India from USA,as i stayed 4 month here and I am resident of INDIA and went US for official work. Will there be any problem or any amount do i need ...
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Do the governments of United Kingdom and USA share immigration data?

My brother applied for a US visa in 2008 with a fake document and it was refused on those grounds. In 2015, he got the visas of and traveled to two Schengen countries on another passport. He intends ...
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Will U.S. Customs at international airports be discreet when asking me about previous criminal charges?

I'm an F1 student visa. I was arrested in 2012 for a misdemeanor (soliciting a prostitute) when I was completing my MA. This incident, which I still regret it very much to this moment, has been ...
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Do I need a visa to transit in Dublin, when traveling from India to USA?

I am travelling to USA from India & returning, on Qatar Airways. Dublin is a transit layover for two hours. Is there any requirement for transit visa at Dublin?
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US layover Petty Offense Exception for passenger with a criminal records

I am a Canadian citizen working in Haiti. I have a criminal record for shoplifting (6 years ago) (less than 5000$) Most of the flight to come back to Canada have a lay over in the US. Do you think It ...
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Planning a trip to Niagara Falls on US side only (Amtrak)

We will be taking the train to visit Niagara. Following is the plan which we have created. We will be taking the Empire Service from New York Penn to reach Niagara Falls. If, the train reaches on time,...
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Travelling with out of status F-1 visa [duplicate]

I wanted to make sure I can travel within the US with out-of-status F-1 visa. I got here about a month ago but I didn't attend the school due to some personal reasons. The graduate school deferred my ...
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Can I take an extra piece of luggage to the USA?

I am flying to the USA from Bangladesh on Qatar Airways on 25 October. I know that I am allowed to take only 2 pieces of luggage at a time, but I want to take an extra one. How much would I have to ...
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How do I know when to use an adapter or a transformer? (Israel)

Israel uses a different plug shape than used in America, as well as a different voltage for power outlets (if I'm not mistaken, Israel uses 220V, while USA 110V). I could use an adapter like this one:...
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What do I need to do to move in with a friend and his family in another country? [closed]

I live in the United States and my friend lives over in England with his family. There's a very good chance that I'm going to be living with them somewhere down the line. I'll be working for my ...
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Dual nationality and ESTA

I am a French/Australian citizen, currently living in France. I want to use my Australian passport to travel in the USA because my French passport is not electronic. Can I enter the US on an ...
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Bringing cash into the USA [closed]

For a First time immigrant travelling to the United States, Is there a limit in bringing in cash? I understand that when travelling to the U.S., you are only allowed to bring in a Limit of $10,000.00....
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At what time of day are advance bookings opened for the New York Federal Reserve

Every time I try to make a reservation, every available slot is full. This makes me think the slots fill up within potentially as little as half an hour or less after they first become available. In ...
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Traveling without passport - just a Green Card - between US and UK?

My passport is with Indian Embassy who are processing a visitors visa but cannot promise to return it prior to a planned visit to UK. I am a British citizen living permanently in USA and in possession ...
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How often can I visit the USA on ESTA in one year? [duplicate]

Does anyone know how long a 'reasonable amount of time outside the U.S. in between stays' really is? I am dating a guy who lives there, this year I have visited three times and I am hoping on a ...
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Can I enter the US with a visa issued outside my home country?

I was just wondering if it's possible for me to enter the United States with a US visa that is issued outside of India(My home country).I studied and worked in Canada for over 5 years and I applied ...
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Is this document likely partly sufficient to obtain a USA medical visa?

I'm thinking of applying to the USA embassy in London for a medical visa. One of the requirements is of course for details from my doctor in my country, U.K. Although from 2012, I'm looking for ...
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Proof of funds for 3 month USA trip?

Questions are in bold, other information is not in bold. I am a UK citizen, 22 years old and will be meeting my boyfriend for the first time, staying with him (and his parents) and will have $1000 ...
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Can I travel when US visa extension is pending?

I came to the USA with a B1 visa. My visa expired this month and I applied for a visa extension last month. I received mail of Official receipt notice (I 797) that extension is still pending. While ...
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90 days stay with tourist visa in USA

Chile has VWP, yet I still have the regular tourist visa stamp on my passport and must enter the USA with it. If I leave the country (USA) for a few days to go to Canada and then return, does a new 90-...
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Bubble Wrap/Zip Lock - Harry Potter Wands

I am planning to take Harry Potter Wand collection with me from US to India. I want them to wrap them either in bubble wrap or paper so that they do not get damaged as these will be put in check-in ...
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Is the amount of water going over Niagara Falls very different in September compared to summer?

I am in Maple Shade, New Jersey and would like to visit Niagara Falls, NY (US side) by this month, after which it will get very cold and I would wait till the summer next year. Will the fall have ...
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Is the US Passport Card beneficial as backup documentation?

I'm in the process of renewing my passport. Will I benefit in anyway from a US Passport Card as a form of backup/emergency documentation or for seeking consular services? Or perhaps as just a backup ...
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How can I rectify my passport error with the USA embassy?

I'm a Nigerian. I applied for a visiting visa in October 2014 but was denied visa because I had a fake stamp of another country on my passport (not USA). I did it because I was having a problem at my ...
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Am I banned from entering the USA?

Am a Nigerian. I applied for a visiting visa in October 2014 but was denied visa because I had a fake stamp of another country on my passport (not USA). I did it because I was having a problem at my ...
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Can I travel to the USA, in transit to a different country, without a flight back to my own country?

I'm an European citizen (EU Passport) and I'll be soon traveling to a Central American country. My flight has a one-night layover in the US, so I will actually enter US soil. I have done it in the ...
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Travelling via Zurich form USA to INDIA on H1b and OPT [duplicate]

please help me with my confusion, my H1b got approved in USA and iam going for its stamping to INDIA which is via Zurich with a layover of around 2hours., my question is can I travel to india this way ...
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Does being granted a B1/B2 visa for the US and not going have any consequences?

I've been granted a 3-month B1/B2 visa for the US and now I can't go. Will having an unused visa in my travel passport have any consequences like future visas refusal? Do I need to do anything special?...
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ESTA - Air or Land?

Can an ESTA be activated at the Canadian border if travelling by car or do you have to be flown into the country for it to be activated? Also, I know there is a clause that says "there should be a ...
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Maximum amount of money allowed when immigrating into the U. S [closed]

My husband and I will be travelling to the U.S. as immigrants. Is there a limit in bringing in $ cash since we are migrating to the U.S.? Or it is the same amount ($10, 000) as for tourist? If ...
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What did I do wrong in my interview for a US tourist visa? What can I do to avoid refusal in the future?

I went to the US embassy in New Delhi with my wife for a B2 visa interview. This is how the interview went: Interviewer: Why are you going to USA? Me: We are going for tourism. ...
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I am planning for peru machu picchu vacation. Few questions related to same

I am in US currently and an Indian citizen, what's visa process and is it easy to get one. Do we get multiple entry or single entry visa. Do I need to have itinerary and tickets first before I get ...
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Entering USA with F1 visa

Recently my F1 visa got approved I would like to enter USA 25 days before my school starting date. Because I want to visit Los Angeles for few days and then move to Washington DC (My school location ...
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Flying from Canada to Australia w/ Stop in US (Baggage claim question)

I leave Toronto INT Terminal to LAX - switching terminals to Tom Bradley INT terminal then on to Sydney Australia from there. Questions: Do I need to claim my baggage in LAX because I'm switching ...
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Can an Indian citizen traveling in the US on a tourist visa apply for an Australian visa?

My parents are currently in the US on a tourist visa. Now they would like to visit Australia on their way back to India. They are both Indian citizens. Can they apply for Australian tourist visa from ...
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re enter USA with B1/B2 visa

I had visited USA 5 years ago, my B1/B2 visa expires in 2020, I got the visa while I was working for my former company which I quit 3 years ago. Since my visa is still valid, so I guess I have no visa ...
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*Urgent* American citizen studying in the UK. Flight leaves tomorrow, visa in processing and no biometrics? [closed]

Can I enter the UK as a visitor, while my visa is in processing and have my biometrics done there? Or do I have to come back to the USA? I only recently received my CAS and there were no biometric ...
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Airfare from London area to Washington DC in July - why the massive increase? [closed]

I'm from the DC area and have noticed in the last two years airfares in the summer have gone from £600ish round trip to over £1000. What is going on? I thought with the oil prices plummeting we ...
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Visiting the US after overstaying as a minor 13 years ago

I can't seem to find a story related to mine so here it is. I am 25 and a german citizen. In 1998 when I was 7 years old my family moved to the states and we stayed until early 2002 and left ...
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Self Employed UK Citizen, Contracted by Australian Company for US work. ESTA!

Need some urgent advice here if possible. I have been contracted by an Australian based company to do three weeks work around the united states. I am a UK citizen, self employed and will be paid into ...
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Can a foreigner rent guns in a shooting range in metro-DC area?

Can a European visitor rent a gun in a range near the metro-DC area? Unlike the websites of ranges located in New York, the Virginia/Maryland ranges don't seem to specify whether tourists can rent ...
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How to fly to multiple destinations and luggages?

We are flying from USA to Greece and from Greece to Africa. Can i have some luggage send straight from the US airport to Africa so i don't have to drag them to Greece with me?
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What is the rationale for requiring White House tours be scheduled through a member of Congress?

According to https://www.whitehouse.gov/participate/tours-and-events Public tour requests must be submitted through one's Member of Congress. My question is… why is that requirement present? ...
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How could the land departure be recorded when re-entering the United States?

I found the following answer for recording a land departure. "A departure will be recorded if you depart via land and re-enter the United States prior to the expiration date stamped in your passport." ...
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How do I pay for a US parking ticket from the UK?

I went to States recently rented a car from enterprise and in Washington got a parking ticket (100$). Since it gives 30 days to pay I wasn't in to much of the hurry. When I tried to pay for the ...
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What's with NYC hotel prices in late March?

There's a concert I want to go to on March 25, 2016, in New York City. I live close enough to drive, but far enough away that I don't want to have to drive back late at night afterwards. So I did ...