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You only need a visa (or visa waiver) to enter the United States. Once you are admitted, you can legally remain in the US for as long as you remain "in status". Since Puerto Rico is part of the United States, it is treated purely as domestic travel. So you do not need a visa to travel between the mainland and Puerto Rico, provided you are still in status. ...


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From the US embassy in London but presumably applicable to your situation: If you wish to pursue practical training through an internship with a U.S. based employer you will require either an exchange visitor (J-1) or trainee (H-3) visa. Such activities cannot be conducted on a B-2 visa or visa free under the Waiver Program, even if you will receive no ...


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Yes you do need to clear immigration and customs in Atlanta. But on the brightside Atlanta's immigration area is fairly large and well manned, so processing time is not too bad. While as a US citizen I go through a different line, I have seen foreign nationals from my flights awaiting their baggage same time as me, so they have obviously made it through ...


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I would suggest renting a room with Airbnb. Very often hosts allow guests to use the kitchen. This is usually specified in the listing description. A quick search for Fajardo reveals 500+ rental offers (rooms and apartments) meaning you have plenty of choice location-wise. As a corollary to this idea you could rent a full flat thus having the guarantee of ...


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According to hostels.com and hostelworld.com, there is at least one hostel in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, called the Moon Bay hostel. Their list of facilities includes "Full kitchen with brand new appliances!" so with little doubt you can buy your own food and cook it at the hostel. I haven't seen any picture of the kitchen among the pictures shown though, just a ...


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Doesn't sound legal under VWP. J-1 is usually used for that sort of thing.


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Your student status would be unaffected if your flight has to make an emergency landing in another country. Nor would it be if you travelled there yourself. People in the US on student visas (F and J) do not need a valid visa to re-enter the US under the automatic revalidation scheme, if they traveled to Canada, Mexico, or certain Caribbean islands, for a ...


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According to at least one source the airport has luggage storage, if you can get out there: If you have 6 hours in between flights, you may leave your luggage with the luggage handlers association for a fee (787-791-3371) There schedule is 7AM to 10PM. Look for the Storage Room sign located at the second level near the hotel stairs Alternatively, ...



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