For a First time immigrant travelling to the United States, Is there a limit in bringing in cash? I understand that when travelling to the U.S., you are only allowed to bring in a Limit of $10,000.00. Also if you are a family of four or a couple, is it $10.000 for the whole family or $10.000.00 for a couple?
closed as off-topic by Mark Mayo♦, SpaceDog, JoErNanO♦, Flimzy, JonathanReez♦ Sep 24 '15 at 10:48
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It is extremely risky to bring large amounts of cash to the USA. Especially so (sorry) if you are not white. Meet civil asset forfeiture. If law enforcement does this they will sue your money instead of yourself and it'll be incredibly difficult to get your money back.
If at all possible use a bank wire -- and in one go, otherwise they might snare you for structuring...