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(not a lawyer... so...) Unless you have a lot of time and money to try to prove you did not drive about the speed limit (and that is not a warranty you will win your case). Contact the local court and discuss the situation BEFORE you leave back to the UK. Pay and be done with it. If you decide not to pay and fly back to the UK, your name will probably ...


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I bought the Microwave and we use it on long trips. It was a little tricky getting the connection to the battery, but once that was done, it works very well. It also can be used in motels when you stop. I went back to find a link for you guys, but the AC/DC model is now marked as discontinued. They still sell the DC only model. Here is the link. ...


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A birth certificate and social security card is not sufficient according to the rules. From WHTI Program Background: U.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry are required to present a WHTI-compliant document such as a valid passport, U.S. passport card, Trusted Traveler Program card (NEXUS, SENTRI, Global Entry or FAST), or ...


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Yes, both of these are potential issues. (First, you are entering by land, so the ESTA is a non-issue. ESTA is for air/sea entry only.) I will presume that you will be entering without a visa, under the visa waiver programme. In this case, the I-94W form requires an address in the USA. I do not believe that "UNKNOWN" is accepted, but I may be wrong. If ...


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Don't bother taking your car to the US. It will cost you shipping and insurance. You'll have to pay an import tax, and certification fees, get the title properly notarized; get the car approved and inspected to finally get the license plates - that's if the car is allowed in the country in the first place. You'll have to get it insured (which will be ...


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The validity of the visa is unrelated to the allowed length of stay. One consequence if this is that you can travel to the country and seek admittance any time up to and including the day on which the visa expires. Another consequence is that you might be issued a visa valid for 10 years; that does not mean you can stay in the US for 10 years. Each time ...


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You will not have an extra two months. The visa is valid once it is issued; even if you do not utilize (ie, travel) on the visa. Unless canceled or revoked, a visa is valid until its expiration date. Therefore, a valid U.S. visa in an expired passport is still valid. If you have a valid visa in your expired passport, do not remove it from your ...


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Not at all. Flying within the US has no border control (makes sense, as you are just flying within the same country). All you need is a TSA approved identification document. Immediately after 9/11 I was flying from San Diego to Dallas, and I was carrying only my Texas driver's license (and no passport). I was approached by FBI, airport police and INS ...


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No, you will pass through customs and immigration once upon your first arrival in the US (Newark, or Chicago). Your next flight to Houston will be a domestic flight with no customs procedure upon arrival in Houston.


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In New Jersey you can’t pump your own gas anywhere, attendants will be available. It's not been legal. New Jersey and Oregon are the only two states you can’t pump gas on own. There is some discussion going on now to ease restrictions there.


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You might want to take a look at Oscar Niemeyer's buildings in Brasília, Brazil, such as: The National Cathedral: The Palacio do Planalto: The National Congress: I don't know if the exact term "Googie" was ever applied to Niemeyer's work, but it's definitely of the same vintage and has a space-age feel to it.


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You are worried that your bf may be removed at port. Are your concerns real? It's a matter of opinion. The Home Office produces statistics that inform us that approximately 1 passenger out of 2,200 arriving from the US will be removed at port. Or in other terms, for every 5 arriving flights, 1 passenger will be refused entry and sent back. Some of these ...


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This appears to be an item in the current news. From the Courier-Post about a month ago: TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers are reigniting a debate about self-service gas just in time for drivers to fuel up as they return from their Memorial Day weekends. New Jersey and Oregon are the only two states in the country that ban drivers from pumping their ...


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I have lived in NJ (currently living in NYC) for several years and I can confirm that it's not legal to pump your own gas. Pull your car at the gas station and someone will attend to you.


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Yes, anyone legally in the US can buy and register a car. I have several European and Australian friends that own and keep motorhomes here even though they are not citizens. Some Canadians do the same thing. The only time Canadians get in trouble is if they try to take the vehicle across the Canadian border. Canada gets on their case and forces them to ...


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Requesting specific criteria for your booked room is indeed a service provided professional travel agents. My employer's corporate travel agency (Carlson Wagonlit) for instance provide a common selection of special requests as shown the in the picture below. Choosing one of these only indicates a preference, not a guarantee, since it's highly dependent on ...


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Hopefully you were able to bring your deer skull home safely but if anyone else was wondering...here is a comprehensive list of sports equipment that you can and can't bring on airlines based in America. (Technically a deer skull would be sports equipment b/c it is a product of hunting.) Tld;r: While a part of it is based on international regulations, most ...


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Here is the situation: The Department of State does have some companies that are registered with them that are allowed to submit the passport application on behalf of you. But as Department of State says: Customers utilizing courier companies who may call themselves "passport expeditors" do not receive their passport any faster than those applying ...


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Yes. The US does not have the same geographical requirements that many countries have, where applicants must apply at the consulate whose territory includes the applicant's place of residence. Even if they did, surely a global systems outage that lasts for several weeks would be sufficient ground for an exception. They may want you to show that you are in ...


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No, why would it? You had a visa that expired. You left the country before your visa expired. You now wish to travel to the country for a different purpose. You will get a new visa for that purpose (unless you are exempt from a visa requirement, for example, by being a US citizen). Surely this happens all the time. If you overstayed your welcome in the ...


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


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If you are a green card holder you do not need to get a visa to visit Canada. NOTICE if you are get in to Canada and stay more than 6 months, you must apply for a visaa


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The standard statement for a visa waiver is that the 90 day clock starts when you enter the US, and remains running until you leave, with visits to Canada. Mexica and the Caribbean not resetting the clock. Applied rigorously this would mean that you would have to finally exit the US 90 days or less from the date you entered the US in transit to Canada. If ...


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The border people do not generally even ask to see your boarding pass. They want to see your passport, your fingerprints, and your honest face. We don't have a lot of trouble with Israeli terrorists or even illegal aliens. I talked to both airline and the CBP (the us border protection) and they say it's ok. You may not realize that if the CBP rejects ...


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This is indeed a highly unusual case. Most visa applications sent in for administrative processing are completed within 60 days, and the State Department says you should inquire with the consulate if more than 60 days has passed. If your application is still showing in administrative processing in CEAC, then I would first contact the consular section in ...


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You can certainly rent from private parties their Relay Rides is the site that allows you to do exactly that. Insurance is something else entirely. Normally insurers in the US want to cover the driver long term 6+ months. I have been in a situation like this looking for a short term insurance for someone and I've not had much luck. Relay Rides doesn't ...


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What the law says In California, as in most jurisdictions, exceeding any posted speed limit is considered speeding. You can be ticketed for going 1 MPH above, and I've seen it happen. You can also be cited for speeding if you are driving faster than a reasonable speed for the conditions, even if it's slower than the posted speed limit. In practice It's ...


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If the speed limit is 55, you shouldn't drive more than 7 below or they can ticket you. Its the same with going over. Technically they can pull you for going 56 in a 55 but not many police officers are that picky. If you are obviously standing out, not going with the flow of traffic, they can pull you because if everyone around you is going 60 and you are ...


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To use the US Visa Waiver Program, you must be a citizen or national of one of the listed countries. This requirement is documented on the Department of State web site: You must be a citizen or national of VWP-participant country. Further on the Customs and Border Protection web site: Citizens or nationals of the following countries are currently ...


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No you are not. For all intents and purposes, including Visa Waiver Program, you're not a national of Malta. You're either a Chinese national or a stateless person that is a resident of Malta. Usually the refugee documents will have a different "Passport Type" from the normal "P" for the ordinary passports.


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The US government's web sites (of the Department of State and of the Customs and Border Protection Agency) don't give explicit information about this, surprisingly. The US law code is unambiguous, however. Title 8, section 1187, paragraph (a) (2): The alien is a national of, and presents a passport issued by, a country which— Therefore, you must be ...


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The National Weather Service is probably one of the best sources for this. They have lots of maps for both current conditions and forecast conditions. You can find their page for graphical forecast maps here: http://graphical.weather.gov/sectors/conus.php For example, here is what their graphical forecast looks like for temperatures at 5 PM EDT today: ...


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I don't know exactly what the rules for people travelling on a refugee travel document are in the US but the visa waiver program is based strictly on citizenship and you are not a Maltese citizen. It's therefore likely that you need a visa. You might not have a Chinese passport but still be considered a Chinese citizen (at least it seems to be the case as ...


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Since you mention Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, there is a National Park Service, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior that provides simple and detailed maps of all of the national parks. There are simple maps showing roads, buildings, park attractions etc. as well as topographical maps that include trails, landmarks, and most ...


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US Topo maps don't presently include these features, mainly because USGS doesn't collect the data. USGS is working on incorporating data from non-governmental organizations into the US Topo maps, however that work is expected to take a while, and some types of data are considered low priority. A FAQ entry addresses these issues in some depth: Why are there ...


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The USGS maps are indeed not very useful for outdoor people. They are better than nothing, but lacking a lot of detail. National Geographic Maps are available for popular recreation areas such as national parks. They are much more detailed than the USGS maps. Sometimes also local organisations/companies produce their own maps (e.g. this one for the Wasatch ...


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I found this document online which I think would answer your question. Click the hyper link to direct you to the exact document. What is required to re-enter the U.S.? All U.S. citizens, including children, must present a passport or other approved travel document when entering the U.S. by air. U.S. citizens can present a passport, a NEXUS card at ...


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So you moved out early 14 years ago and are concerned that you are on the watch list? Highly unlikely. Unless you made a complete mess of the place requiring a complete rebuild, your previous landlord did little more than not return your deposit and put a "for rent" sign in the window. This stuff happens every week, and it is simply not worth the building ...


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I am not sure about the permitted degree of the liquid. but if the cooled material used(even its quantity may be less but the chemical used to give cooling air, is got noted during the scan) in the Fury X is got more possibility of being checked by the security and even you are ready to pay the 8% VAT.it can happen if they allowed you keep, else you need to ...


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I am allergic to all detergents except Cheer. Not sure what it is that makes me react with the rest but, I have found that Cheer doesnt hurt me. So, if you are still at a loss it may be worth a try.


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You're proposing to bring this device through a security checkpoint: The more interesting question is, will they even realize that it contains liquid? Seems doubtful to me, simply because it doesn't look anything like a water bottle. Chances are it'll go right through without comment. But based solely on the device's construction I would not want to ...


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British Airways and US Airways are both part of the OneWorld alliance. As such, even if you were on two tickets, you'd be able to check your bags through. As it's all on one ticket, you will definitely be able to check them through (and that'll be the default). You'll hand over your bags in Rome, and won't see them again until Charlotte. (Check the baggage ...


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Base on this post, BA has interline baggage agreements with UA and you mae 2 flights in 1 reserve. So you don't have to recheck baggage.


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Considering that laptops and smartphones are allowed, both containing GPUs, I really doubt that taking a graphics card as carry-on would be an issue.


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It does not cover your exact situation (it's mostly about the older I-94 form) but this page from the CBP describes how to get CBP records corrected. As of writing this answer, you have to mail all the evidence of your departure, together with a letter explaining the situation to a company in Ohio (it used to be an office in London, Kentucky and the text of ...


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I have taken robots the size and shape of a soda can on a carry on that look far "scarier" than a graphics card (gpu is the chip), and no one batted an eye.


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Also I would look into shipping them to your home in Switzerland... Extra Cost vs Fear of getting them confiscated. Especially if after shipping they are still cheaper than what you would pay in your home country.


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They often cancel your existing US visas when you apply for a US visa, but not always. In other words, it is possible to have two valid US visas in your passport at the same time. For example, if you apply for a work visa but have plans to have a brief visit before you start work, then you can keep your visitor visa along with the work visa. Maybe your ...


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Building on Calchas' comment, my coworkers and I have carried large, odd-looking electronic research equipment onto international flights on numerous occasions, on different airlines, departing from and passing through different airports. We have never had a problem. Usually, bags containing such equipment are given extra screening; security will pull us ...



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