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

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Question about passport and DS-82 form

For anyone familiar with the passport process in the United States: I have a (valid, i.e. non-expired, etc.) passport card. However, as I will be traveling out of the continent I need a passport book. ...
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Am I eligible to travel to the US with my UN 1951 Travel Document issued by Malta (EU)?

I hold a UN 1951 Convention travel document (which is an e-passport as well) issued by Malta (EU). Also have a residence permit and a Maltese ID card. I know I can travel within the Schengen area and ...
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I've been told one state in the US is the easternmost, westernmost and northernmost state. How to visit the points?

According to what I've been told, one state (Alaska) has land which is considered the easternmost, northernmost, and westernnmost in all of the USA. What are the three points that allows it to claim ...
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wanting to be together [on hold]

what visa should my boyfriend apply for and what should he say to get a six month stay in the U.S.? I think he wants to ask me for marriage when he comes but we need at least six months to plan the ...
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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 I ...
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Is a transit visa required for USA and the UK? [duplicate]

I am traveling to Quito, Ecuador, via London and Miami. Please advise if I need a transit visa for UK and USA. I know that Quito, Ecuador has visa on arrival.
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Visa Run from America

I hope someone can help me. I am currently on holiday for 3 months in America under the Visa Waiver Program and would like to stay an extra 2 or 3 weeks. I know I will have to leave the country, ...
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Reclaiming tax from US purchases

I'm traveling in the US (originally from Australia) and buying a few things like shoes etc and a friend said I might be able to claim the tax back on my purchases. Does anyone know if this is right ...
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Is it legal to drive in the nude in the USA (specifically Kansas)?

I was browsing the local Craigslist Rideshare section, looking for someone to tag along on an upcoming road trip when I came across this post: I am a nudist that will be travelling, in the buff, ...
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Can a car rental company shut off my car when I cross state lines? (USA)

I am renting a car and am told that if I take it out of the state that they will know and shut off the car. Is this possible?
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Is Puerto Rico domestic or international from the USA?

I am currently waiting for my green card in the USA. I was wondering if I could travel to Puerto Rico since it is a territory. Under my green card application I'm not allowed to leave the USA, if I do ...
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5 places to visit in New York (Manhattan) for a weekend? [on hold]

What are the Top 5 places to visit during a weekend in Manhattan ? Restaurants, shopping center, parks, attractions... Everything you think it's a must to visit ! Thank you !
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How do I find good motels on a trip from California to Alabama?

The total distance is around 2300 miles.I am thinking of the following: Drive probably 500 miles per day and stay at motel over night and then start next day for another 500 miles drive How should I ...
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What visa does my wfe need to accompany me to the US? I have a valid B1 visa

I want to travel to USA with a valid visa (B1). During that time I want to take my wife along with me. What kind of visa does she need to apply for?
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How do I know if my US phone will work overseas?

I have a smartphone bought in the US through a US carrier, not rooted or otherwise modified. I understand that some phones will work overseas, some won't, and some can if I make modifications to the ...
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Travelling from Northern California to Birmingham, Alabama [on hold]

The total distance is around 2300 miles and I am wondering if there are any precautions I should take if I plan on driving to Birmingham. I am thinking of the following: Drive probably 500 miles per ...
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Can I check through my luggage on a flight with a long (~1d) stopover, combining two different airlines on one ticket?

I'm working on an itinerary that consists of (CONUS location)->OAK->HNL->(CONUS location), with a ~1 day stopover in OAK. The (CONUS location)->OAK leg is on AA and the OAK->HNL leg is on HA, and as ...
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90 days in the US under the VWP - is it possible to leave after say 60 days for 2 weeks and then return for a week [duplicate]

I am travelling to the states on a UK passport and I intend on being there for under 90 days. Then Leave and come back for the remainder of the 90 days. Is this possible ? Is it ok to be out of the ...
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How do I apply for a Thai visa in the US without traveling to the consulate?

All, 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 ...
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Canadian wants to volunteer in US

I would like to volunteer at the Emerald City comic convention in Seattle. What documentation do I need to cross the US border?
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Any idea of wait times for a visa from US?

husband applied for a visa last Friday at the American embassy in London having had a previous minor conviction 19 years ago. He had a visa 10 years ago and was approved for a new one last week. We ...
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After renewing an ESTA, do I have to do anything for Global Entry too?

As per this CBP FAQ entry for Global Entry, I know that if you renew your passport (but not change your name), you need to log into the GOES website to record your new passport details. Fairly soon, ...
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What can I do if my allowed duration of stay in the US (based on the passport stamp) is too short? [duplicate]

Completely paranoid about my last experience with US Immigrafion. Leaving the Bahamas(my home) I had a very interesting encounter with an immigration officer. I approached the counter and was asked ...
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J1 expires before my intended depature date [duplicate]

I have received my J1 visa, but i intend to do a bit of extra traveling which will last longer than the 30 day grace period. Can I apply for an ESTA to give me an extra 90 days in the states? If Yes, ...
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How to travel from Cincinnati to O'Hare

What is the cheapest and quickest solution for traveling from Cincinnati Ohio to Chicago O'Hare early Friday and returning Tuesday afternoon?
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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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Travel from UK to US (1 week) and Europe (1 week or less) and come back. What kind of Visa?

I am travelling to UK (Sheffield) from India for a short term study tour (3 months). During that time when I m in UK, I have to visit US for a week time and Europe (For a week again) and come back to ...
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Typical validity period of a J-1 visa [migrated]

In many places with information on J-1 I read that the validity period of the J-1 visa may not coincide with the validity of the DS-2019 form that indicates the start and end date of the program; and ...
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Hiring car in Florida under 21 y/o with European license?

From visitflorida.com To rent a car you must have your driving license, passport and a credit card. The minimum age for car hire is 21 Is there any way that I can drive a car in Florida as a 19 ...
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When travel from Ukraine to US with a B-2 visa, does one need tickets for a round-trip?

My mother-in-law finally got her B-2 visa (she already has a valid Ukrainian passport) and I've purchased her a one-way ticket from Kyiv to JFK New York. The plan is that my wife and she will travel ...
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H1B Visa holder travel to Niagara Passing through Canada Via Road

I am H1B visa holder working in Illinois USA . My wife an son have H4 Visa and my mom has a visitor visa for USA. All of us have Indian citizenship. I want to travel by road to Niagara Falls from ...
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When is the 10 years officially up for return to US by previous overstay

Is there some way someone thinking of coming to the US who had overstayed 'about' 10 years ago (entered legally and no criminal issues, etc.) can simply check if the he would be let back in, or at ...
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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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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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Do USA States have reciprocal agreements for learner drivers' permits?

Do states have any kind of reciprocal agreement for drivers (learner's) permits? If a child has a learner's permit issued in one state (i.e. Virginia), can that child legally drive in a second state ...
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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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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 ...
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What is the minimum wait before I may I re-enter the USA after a 90 day visit on the Visa Waiver Program?

I entered the USA on a three month visa waiver program from Australia. I am about to return to Australia and would like to come back again to the USA. How long do I have to wait until I can re-enter ...
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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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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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Re-entering the US for the third time in a year with total of 240 Days

I went to the US for 90 days on an ESTA in August to November. Then back to my home country for 1 month and then back again mid December until mid February and now I am going back again after 10 days ...
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Travelling from US to India through Frankfurt on H1B visa with approved extension

I am planning to travel from US to India, for which there is a Lufthansa flight that goes through Frankfurt. There I will be switching from one Lufthansa flight (Lufthansa 9053) to another (Lufthansa ...
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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 this temporary housing rate reasonable for washington DC? [closed]

I am planning to stay in a shared dorm room (studio style), 2 students in a room, 4 students in the apartment for 8 weeks. Is 2520 USD a reasonable price (+150 additional fee / processing fee)? I've ...
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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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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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Dual nationality : ESTA and non ESTA citizen with one valid nonimmigrant USA visa

I have dual French/Honduran nationality. I'm living in France, and I'll be soon traveling to Honduras for holidays. My flight will go through the US (One night stay). My Honduran passport has a valid ...
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Travelling through the US with Canadian Working Visa

I'm Australian and have obtained my Canadian working visa. However rather than flying direct to Canada I am meeting an American friend in LA and driving across the border. I have a return flight ...