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

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Applying for a Visa after an overstay [duplicate]

In the summer of 2003 my parents decided to take my brothers and I to the US. I was 9 years old at the time. We entered the country legally with our visas, but exceeded our 6 month permit. I ended up ...
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Refugee in France; can I apply for a US tourist visa with a titre de voyage?

I am a refugee in France with a residence permit and a titre de voyage (refugee travel document). I want to visit the United States as a tourist. Will my documents be sufficient to be issued a tourist ...
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UK Citizen flying to US, then Canada, then back to UK - How does this affect Visa Waiver Program?

I'm a British citizen flying from London to Seattle in late May. My plan is to stay in Seattle for a few days, then travel south to Portland before flying up to Vancouver, Canada. From there I plan to ...
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New UK passport with new name; would the US know it's still me? Suspected outstanding warrant

I went to Florida on family holiday, and at Disney World my little boy hid some toys under his pram, and I walked out the store not knowing he had hid stuff under there. Basically I got arrested and ...
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driving with NC permits in NY

My 16 year old son has a NC permit. He will be spending the summer in Upstate NY. Will he be allowed to drive his Grandmother's car with her in it?
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Can I return an Alamo rental car to an Enterprise location?

I have a car that I rented through Alamo rental but the nearest Alamo location is over an hour from me, not to mention traffic. Can I return the Alamo car to the Enterprise (a parent company of Alamo)...
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Want to bring WIFI router from US to India as that model isn't available in India [duplicate]

I am going to US for a short visit and thinking of bringing wireless router from there. Is it possible to travel with wireless router or I have to pay extra duties for the product.
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In Transit - Value of Goods

There's a question in a customs declaration form asking the "Total Value of goods that will remain in the US", since I'm only in the US for a layover to Canada and I'm not leaving anything in the US ...
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Does Visa validity period of US refers to duration of stay?

This question might be dumb,due to unofficial sources asking over here at this community Recently one of my friend got business visa[H1/B1] with a validity period of 10 years,does that period means ...
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Question about DS-160 arrival and departure flight

I want to go from Costa Rica to San Francisco, but there is a connection in Charlotte. So, should I put both of those flights on the form, or just the one I take from CR to Charlotte? Same accurs in ...
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Where can I visit Anthony Howe's amazing wind-powered kinetic sculptures?

Mesmerized by Anthony Howe's incredible kinetic sculptures, I wish to see them in real life to appreciate their 3D structure: Besides Washington's Orcas Island, where can I see them? What are ...
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Is it ok to bring sweets with dairy products into USA

My parents are visiting USA from India and are planning to bring me a few sweets and snacks that may contain egg, milk and/or cheese related products. The regulations on this seem a bit murky. https:/...
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Traveling to Japan from the USA avoiding air travel? [duplicate]

This may be a bit of an odd question, but is it possible to make it to Japan without using an airplane. I have an inner ear disease and the last time I flew, it literally left me incapacitated for a ...
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Should I renew my ESTA if my point of contact has changed? [duplicate]

Two months ago I entered the United States for business purposes. The point of contact I specified was "Company X". Now I need to visit the States again, for business purposes, but I'm visiting "...
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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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How do I apply for a Thai visa in the US without traveling to the consulate?

I need a Thai visa by the time of my departure on 4/27/2016. I cannot make it to NYC to apply in person, and wait until the next business day to receive it due to the fact that I live pretty far away. ...
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Indian Citizen on F1 Visa in the US; Is it possible to apply for a UK tourist visa from India? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian student currently on an F1 Student Visa in the US and I have been staying in the US for the past 9 months. I am planning to travel to India on the 30th of April and then visit the UK on ...
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Visiting Canada and back on WT/WB admission [duplicate]

Is it possible to go for a quick visit to Canada while the US before going back to one's home country flying from the US ? Would one be denied re-entry even if the stamp on the passport is still valid ...
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USA E-3 and B1/B2 visa processing time on entry

I have an approved E-3 (non-immigrant) visa (basically an H-1B for Australians), but my partner (not married) was only granted a B1/B2 (tourist) visa. Visa processing happens on entry to the USA, for ...
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Do I need to confirm my medical appointment? [closed]

I am traveling in the US. I scheduled an appointment with some physician (no worries, I got a medical insurance). I know that sometimes patients in the US get called to confirm their appointment, but ...
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Can my licensed NY driver, age 17, drive in VA?

My daughter is traveling to VA; she has a valid NYS license. Can she drive in VA?
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Help a nervous flyer plan routes that minimise flight changes and time spent in the air

I'm new here! I'm just looking for some advice and some guidance. So, I feel like it's just better if I cut to the chase. I'm from Scotland and this year I was accepted to study abroad in the USA ...
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Can I carry a protein powder that is 16 oz and a quantity of 3? [duplicate]

My friends are fitness freaks. And they'd like 3 containers of 16 oz. whey protein powder. I am travelling from the United States to India by Lufthansa. The powder is comparatively expensive in India, ...
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Visitor Visas for USA and Canada for Australian Citizen

I'm a little confused by the US and Canadian Visa systems. I am wanting to travel around the US for approximately 2 months and then travel to Canada for approximately 4 months. Do I need to apply ...
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US Visa date or I94 which is valid? [duplicate]

My father has visa till July 2016, and when we came to US in March 2016, immigration officer put date of Sept 2016. Now, I have to know that, can he stay till Sept 2016, or he has to leave US before ...
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Can I use the automatic visa revalidation to layover in the US?

Birth and residence: China, P.R. Current: F1 in US, with valid I20 & I94 (valid until 2018), visa expired, visitor visa of Canada Travel: Toronto -> Chicago -> Beijing My question is, can I ...
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Updating USA address for second visit on ESTA [duplicate]

I have followed the '3 simple steps' to update my ESTA as I want to change the address for which I am staying at in the USA, however they just sent me a copy of my current ESTA with the old address on ...
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Cross Border Work Visa Requirement?

I'm a Canadian citizen tour guide that will be picking up a group in the US and touring them for a week in the US before we enter Canada to finish the trip for another week in Canada. Do I require any ...
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Do I have to re-check luggage on a layover in Philadelphia?

I booked a flight from Ottawa (Canada) to Venice (Italy) but it has a transfer in Philadelphia, will I have to re-check my luggage in Philadelphia? The trip was booked through flighthub and though it ...
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Arriving at JFK Airport; how does the taxi queue work?

I'm planning a trip to NYC in a month from now, and was looking for a taxi from JFK to Manhattan. I've read that there's a queue for taxi in every terminal. How does it work? How can I recognize it? ...
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Need to carry heavy load to Goa on charity mission

We are practicing medical doctors in America want to do charity work in Mumbai and Goa we need to bring with us medicines and food and clothing and shoes for our patients .Frieght is expensive we were ...
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When is the 10 years officially up for return to US by previous overstay

• Originating country: Hungary. • I-94 obtained with initial US entry in later nineties. • No deportation just left the U.S. sometime in 2007 Stay beyond the I-94 entry date was at least 8 ...
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Visitor visa for Grandmother

My grandmother is 85 years old and I want her to take a visitor visa for the US, but as she is partially having hearing problems and it is difficult for her to face the whole process for an interview, ...
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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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Up to date detailed US topo maps

What hiking topo maps should I buy in order to hike in US (e. g. Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and other national parks)? Is National Geographics maps the only available up-to-date option? Do ...
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infos about travelling to Hawaii [duplicate]

Aloha, I stay to hawaii for 3 months for vacation and also to see my daughter and her newborn baby, my grand daughter, So as I said I stayed for 90 days, I flew back to my country and will flight back ...
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USA, travelling with more than USD 10,000

I will be leaving for USA in a little while, and I plan to carry around USD 12,500. I will be visiting my son there, and I will hand over that cash to him then. As I understand, if the amount is more ...
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Can I apply for a US tourist visa from any Indian consulate, or just from the one that's tied to my home state?

I live in Gujarat. When applying for a visa interview from the site https://cgifederal.secure.force.com/, it asks me for my state of residence. On selecting Gujarat, it assigns me to the Mumbai ...
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Extending the stay in the US On the VWP once in the country

I m travelling to the US in June on the VWP and have a return flight 10 days later but I may want to extend this but still well within the 90 day limit. what are the implications on re entering later ...
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What is the US Visa Waiver Program and what is an ESTA?

I wish to travel to the US and think I am eligible to do so under the Visa Waiver Program. I found a lot of information out there but am still having some trouble understanding how this works. What ...
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Can I re-enter the US under VWP after my J-1 visa expires?

This summer I will be in the US on a J-1 visa program, and will be there for a few weeks after the program ends (as I have a 30 day window to leave). I then plan to be in Canada for a few days, and ...
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B1 visa got refused under 214-B, what can I do to increase my chances before re-applying? [duplicate]

I recently applied for a B-1 visa and it got rejected under 214-B. I think I know why it got refused. The consular officer asked me 2 questions at the end after he made his mind to refuse my visa. ...
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Extending stay in the US beyond 90 days under the Visa Waiver Program (“ESTA Visa”) [duplicate]

I am going to be in the US for 100 days. As a european i am allowed by ESTA visa to be in the US during 90 days. For these extra 10 days is it possible to do an extension or to do another application ...
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To convert my USD$ in to Euro in my country of origin or in Paris?

Hi everyone :) I live in Australia. I have a remaining money(2,000USD) from my previous trip in the US. Me and my husband are planning to visit Paris maybe in September. I'm not sure whether to ...
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3 blocks away from a fraud? [closed]

I am going for an Internship in San Francisco this Summer and I am seeking a place to live. I was told by a local university there to contact Paramount Student Housing, which offers a place (herbert ...
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Cheapest US car rental with CDW/LDW for an European (German) under 24 [closed]

The situation is as follows: My girlfriend and I (24 and 22) are going on holiday for 28 days We're starting and finishing our trip in Las Vegas We want to rent a car for those ~27 days and have a ...
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Who can use the CBX Bridge between Mexico and the United States? [closed]

Can a passport holder of any country use the CBX (Cross Border Express) bridge? I would usually obtain a visa on entry if I flew to Mexico, so would I obtain the same taking the CBX bridge ? Is it ...
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One way car rental in US [duplicate]

I'm planning a trip from Chicago to San Francisco and wanted to drive and was looking for one way car rentals and there charging upto a $95 daily return fee making a 7 day journey with $1200. I looked ...
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What happens if the electronic chip on your passport is broken at a port of entry to the US under the Visa Waiver program?

[Edit] Note that this is not a duplicate question. The law was changed on the 1st of April 2016. "Additionally, from 1 April 2016, all travellers wishing to enter the US under the VWP will need to ...
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What visitation limitations can come from a Canadian visiting the US for too long in the year?

Background I've recently entered a relationship with a person from Canada. Part of that commitment involves visiting frequently throughout the year; this commonly involves me driving to pick her up, ...