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Can short-term visitors do charity/volunteer work? [duplicate]

I remember a long time ago I was in some charity event my parents basically dragged me to, and I remember a girl there who said she's Canadian/from Canada and so it got me wondering: 1.If she's ...
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Can a Canadian volunteer in the US without applying for a work visa? If so, what documents are needed? [duplicate]

I would like to volunteer at the Emerald City comic convention in Seattle. What documentation do I need to cross the US border? I am Canadian.
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ESTA / Visa Waiver Program - volunteering [duplicate]

I am a german student, graduating this spring. I did an exchange year in 11th grade in Tennessee, USA. Since I´m still in touch with my friends and host family, I got a chance to volunteer in the ...
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Can you volunteer on the B1/B2 visa? [duplicate]

I'm an Australian Citizen who has been invited to volunteer in the States for 3 1/2 months with a letter of invitation. I will not be getting paid, all food and accommodation are covered by them and ...
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Can I volunteer while in America? [duplicate]

So I'm staying in America for 12 weeks soon and was wondering if I can do volunteer work while there? I'm visiting on an ESTA and am a UK Citizen, if that helps!
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What visa do I need for 10 week volunteering for charity in the US? [duplicate]

I'm a student at a University in the UK and in the summer coming up I've arranged to do a volunteer internship for a Charity for 10 weeks. They'll be offering me no remuneration what so ever and the ...
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Is volunteer work allowed in the US while visiting under a B1 visa? [duplicate]

I am a Chinese Citizen, I am coming from China to visit the USA. Because some of my friends can't travel with me all the time, I would like to find volunteer work while they are occupied. So I am ...
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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

I’m 20 year old girl traveling on a ESTA for the second time over a longer period. The first time I used it for a longer 2 months period in June. Then I went home for one month and now I am back. The ...
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On what visa is it legal to work for a bed/food in the USA?

I would like to stay on a dude ranch in the USA for 3-4 weeks. A lot of the ranches offer bed/food for work, where you help take care of the ranch in exchange for a bed and a meal. However it is ...
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How do I get a copy of an ESTA if I have mislaid my copy?

I visited New York last year in September on an ESTA, but I have mislaid my copy. How do I get another copy as I am travelling again to New York in the next couple of weeks? Many thanks.
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How can I make sure it's legal to “help” in return for lodging on a non-working visa somewhere? [closed]

I have been on a site called WorkAway.info, which helps people who need some help to find travelers willing to do it for room and board. Looking at China, for example, I see hundreds of requests, ...
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Will my journey to intern at a summer camp be allowed under the US Visa Waiver Program?

I've been asked to work for a summer camp in America. This is the exact situation: I'm from The Netherlands The summer camp is in Puerto Rico I will stay for 2 and a half weeks My travel and staying ...
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With a B-1/B-2 US visa, do I still have to return home within six months?

I am planning to go to US to volunteer at an unpaid charity organization for ten months from August-June. I have a B-1/B-2 visa which will expire in ten years. Does it allow me to stay a bit longer (...
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What visa does an Australian need to complete an unpaid internship in New York?

I am struggling to work out the appropriate visa to apply for. My situation is as follows: I am an Australian citizen. I am currently completing my Masters of Social work in Australia as a full-...
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What visa do I need if I work for a US company for free that is not a recognised religious or charitable non-profit? [closed]

I am a non-US citizen and I have recently been looking into applying for a job in the US. I have found a temporary unpaid internship in the engineering field for which I might be qualified. If I ...