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

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What is this device? [closed]

I have seen it a lot in US, never figured out what it is for.
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Any food or sights worth stopping for? [closed]

So I am going on a small road trip with some girlfriends to New Orleans, I am coming from Fort Lauderdale. I would like to plan some stops for sights and great food on the way. We are taking I-10 all ...
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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 ...
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Returning to the US on a student visa after failing to pay for outstanding bills [closed]

I'm an international student in the US. Since the last two months, I stopped paying my bills because I had to pay my tuition fees for the school that couldn't pay other bills. Probably, I'll go back ...
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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 ...
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Do multiple trips to the USA need multiple visa waivers?

I am a UK citizen who is currently working in Canada for one year under the young professionals program. I am planning on visiting the US several times over the duration of my stay in Canada but each ...
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What is a “Truck Zone” in the United States?

I was recently on a trip, driving through Tennessee and came up on a bunch of semis going about 40mph down the interstate with their hazards on. There were one or two trucks that were still going ...
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Do U.S. Domestic Flights Allow Carrying Meat Inboard?

This might be a weird question but I hope you have an answer. Are the U.S. domestic flights have restriction in carrying raw meat (such as ground beef, boneless chicken) in the cabin? I mean, is ...
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What is the earliest day I can enter USA with H1-B visa (21st or 22nd of September)? Does it depend on the actual work start date? [closed]

I should be able to enter 10 days before the day I'm authorized to start working (October, 1). This should be the 21st of September. Still some sources say that you cannot enter until the 22nd of ...
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Luggage, connecting flights and customs question for USA

I'm flying to the USA, from Australia, through LAX and catching a connecting flight 6 hours later, think it's the same ticket, booked all at once. I've never traveled before, and I'm wondering what ...
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I am interested if I need to obtain tourist visa befora I start my journey to USA or it can be obtained at the airport with an EU passport? [closed]

I own EU passport (Bulgarian) and plan to visit USA as a tourist. I need some info on visa matter.
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ESTA, Visa, USA, Overstay, Help please!

I am currently in the US. Have been travelling and have only just checked my passport to find the stamp to leave says the 17th Sept. I must plead ignorance as I throughout applying for an ESTA I did ...
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Can I visit the US for tourism on a previously unused B1/B2 visa?

Note: This is NOT a duplicate of this question Difference: In both other questions, the posters traveled once to the US for the original purpose for which the B1 visa was obtained. Their ...
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As a USA citizen, can I cross the USA-Canada land border with my Hungarian passport?

a little background about the question, born and raised in the USA, i own a house that keeps me in the states and a full time job in the states. I am a triple citizen: USA, Hungary, and Canada. For ...
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Attending two semesters in the US at different Universities without a two year stay back home [closed]

This is my current situation: I plan to study a semester abroad in the US (I'm German) at Drexel University from ~March to ~June 2016. This is a normal, exchange-like program between my university ...
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Getting US visa with Iran stamp [duplicate]

I want to ask .. I'm traveling to Iran but soon I should get my US Fiancee visa. Should I expect problems getting the Fiancee visa because of my travel to Iran?
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Can I get married and then still go visit to the USA on my same tourist Visa I had before changing my maiden name and being married?

I am a Paraguayan citizen who has visited the USA once 4 years ago. I am planning to obtain a to tourist visa to go meet my fiances family for two weeks in January. My fiance is an American citizen. ...
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Will getting a refund from an ESTA scam site cause me to be blacklisted from the US?

A colleague accidentally purchased a US ESTA from a scam site that I won't dignify with a link, charging him $31. (The official site charges just $14.) Like most scam sites, the site actually did ...
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Should I open a US bank account for my study abroad? [closed]

I am going to start a year's study in the US, transferring from the UK. I will be staying in San Diego, CA. In the UK, I currently have a student account with Santander and a general account with ...
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Entered USA with esta, leaving to Canada for 2 days and come back

I am visiting my brother here in the US, and I am staying for 3 weeks. I used esta in order to come to the US. We want to visit Montreal (Canada) for two days and come back to the US. (We are going ...
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Do we need US Visa for our 2 hours layover flight to the US from Canada to the Philippines? [duplicate]

We are Filipino Citizens and traveling with my family back to the Philippines from here in Canada via USA and Japan. Do we still need a transit visa when we will be staying less than 2hours in the US? ...
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In countries with a “Keep right/left unless overtaking” rule: May I keep the left/right lane if driving at speed limit? [closed]

As far as I have read, overtaking over speed limit is always illegal. So do I need to keep in left if I am at speed limit and no one can overtake me legally? It is also less tedious to just stick to ...
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Guatemalan car in the U.S

We are U.S./Americans, living in Guatemala...we want to vacation in the U.S. this time by DRIVING up through Mexico and then to the U.S. We have Guatemalan D.L. and current insurance. Mexico ...
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Can I pay my USCIS fee after I enter US? [closed]

I am entering US under diversity visa and my visa duration is only 10 days. I have to enter US before that. I am entering 2 days before expiration. However they have instructed me to pay the USCIS fee ...
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Is NEXUS clearly better than Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check for US citizens?

I'm considering joining one of the US government's Trusted Traveler programs. I found this comparison chart on the Homeland Security website comparing TSA Pre-Check, Global Entry, NEXUS, and SENTRI. ...
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Why do US passport cards have such limited usage?

US passport cards have limited usage: "to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry" ...
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Can you stay past the reservation date in a US hotel?

I recall reading (a long time ago) that if you are checked into a hotel and need to stay past the reservation date, they are not permitted to throw you out. I ask because I was about to make a ...
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Can a person in the USA fly with an expired driving license?

The company I work for has asked me to attend a training class on the other side of the country. However my situation is my drivers license expired a few days ago. I do however have a separate ...
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Giving First Aid in the USA

I am a qualified first-aider in the UK and as such would automatically stop to give aid to any accidents and emergencies I saw. I was watching a US show on the TV the other night where someone was ...