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Entry to the US after recent travel to Russia by a green card holder

16th April 2024, I visited Russia for educational purposes. I am going to return soon to the US. I am a green card holder. Will I be denied entry by the US Border Security because of the Russian stamp ...
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Is EasyJet Holidays responsible if they allow a Ukrainian citizen with British Resident Permit to board a flight from LGW to Agadir without a visa?

I bought an EasyJet holiday for my Ukrainian girlfriend (Ukrainian passport with British Residence Permit) and myself from 5-11 January, 2024 to Agadir, Morocco. She was allowed to board the flight ...
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Leaving US via land border with expired visa/ESTA: What if you can't enter?

This question is about getting out of the US by land. Has anyone with a valid destination visa/visa-free ever been refused land entry into Canada/Mexico? It appears that border guards can refuse ...
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Am I able to enter Singapore after being denied entry for being in possession of an illegal item? [closed]

I was travelling through Singapore and wanted to stay a few nights to see the place. I came from Amsterdam and had some souvenirs, which I didn't think much of, but when going through customs I was ...
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X Gender Marker: Entry Restrictions?

I am a US Citizen, and I am considering getting an X gender marker on my passport. On the US State Department website, it claims that I may face entry restrictions into some countries as a result: ...
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Entry denial concern, travelling from UK to USA to see girlfriend after becoming newly unemployed

Earlier this year I travelled from the UK to visit my girlfriend who lives in the US. My employment is I look after my dad who is disabled, I receive benefits for this. I'm planning on visiting my ...
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Is it possible to be rejected at South Korean border with approved k-eta?

I'm from Kazakhstan, and we have the option to obtain a K-ETA for trips lasting less than 30 days. However, I've heard some stories about our citizens getting rejected at the border even if they have ...
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I overstayed in Spain with residence visa, but again received a new residence visa. Can I enter Spain?

I had a residence permit in Spain but I overstayed for several months after the residence period expires. While departing Spain, the immigration officer took a photo of my passport and verbally warned ...
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Long distance US girlfriend coming to the UK

So last month I travelled to Los Angeles to visit my long distance girlfriend for 2 weeks, we had a great time. But now she would like to visit me in the UK. What exactly does she need? Passport, visa ...
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UK Entry Denied or Refused

I recently completed my studies in the UK and went on holiday to Europe. During this time, the Home Office emailed me, stating that I am eligible for a Post-Study Visa. However, they also mentioned ...
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Denied entry to eastern european country - Implications for Singapore immigration

I was denied entry into an Eastern European country (non-EU). The official reason that was given to me was "others". I have researched this particular country's immigration practices since ...
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Italy entry information - Lost permit in Italy but I have renewal receipt

I lost my permit in Italy, applied for it again but since it was expiring they had me apply for a renwal. I traveled to my home country with a valid visa still but now I want to come back, I only have ...
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I have been refused admission into US whilst on a ESTA under 217 can I still get a tourist visa? [closed]

I travelled to US on an esta. I got refused under section 219 because i was going to study but mistakenly thought i could get student visa in us. Then got denied student visa in embassy though unclear ...
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How to visit Paris after getting deported for intra-Schengen connection flight?

A person had Indian Passport, & was travelling from USA to India on route New York > Paris > Amsterdam > Delhi. He did not know that he needs Schengen Visa for Paris to Amsterdam. Was ...
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Travel to Europe with a criminal record - Can I enter the country?

I am a passport holder from a visa waiver country to Europe. I am planning to travel to Europe for my next vacation. I am asking because I think there could be a problem regarding my entry into the ...
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Why do some airlines have indemnity forms even though the ICAO rules state the airlines can recover the costs for removing inadmissible persons?

Why do some airlines have indemnity forms, even though the ICAO rules state the airlines can recover the costs for removing inadmissible persons? What do the forms add that is not already in the ICAO ...
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Denied entry to Japan (no visa) but Airline let me board

So I had a trip planned to Tokyo, Japan for about 8 days. I'm a British Citizen and unfortunately and also very stupidly didn't realise I needed a Visa to enter the country. I was positive that ...
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What are my chances to enter the UK with an expired visa?

I am travelling from a country that requires a visa. I got the six month visa last year, but I couldn't travel due to well-known worldwide difficulties. In the meantime, I got a visa for Schengen Area ...
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Welsh vaccine card accepted as proof of vaccination when entering Canada?

I am travelling to Canada for 5 days on holiday in a week. I will be travelling on my US passport from Heathrow to Montreal. I received both doses in Wales where I was given a Welsh vaccine card with ...
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What are common reasons for US immigration officers to deny entry in the country?

I recently got my US visa and I am really happy about it. Also, I recently saw a documentary where a US immigration officer was denying entry to some people. I never thought your entry could be denied ...
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How can I quickly return to Singapore after being denied entry due to testing positive for THC at the airport?

I am a French student going to Singapore to study for 4 months on a campus. I have been sent back from Singapore to my departure country as I have been tested positive to THC in the airport with CBD ...
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Denied entry at Montenegro border. What are my options?

I am from India and I am studying in Cyprus for last 4 years. As I like to travel, so I came to Serbia. I planned to go to Montenegro for 2 days from there as my return flight to Cyprus was after 2 ...
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In which situations is a US LPR and French citizen who was refused entry to Canada allowed to withdraw their application for admission to Canada?

I read on https://www.canadaduientrylaw.com/denied-entry-to-canada.php (mirror): In many situations where a US citizen is refused entry at the Canadian border, the visitor is allowed to request ...
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How does the rule of passport's 6 months validity to enter Colombia work?

I will travel to Colombia soon. Colombia has a rule the passport must be valid for at least 6 months to enter. However, I find contradicting information. Some websites recommend the passport to be ...
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What exactly are entry restrictions by mode of travel for citizens entering the United States?

The guidelines on some State department web pages are not clear to me regarding entry into the United States and seem to suggest that a citizen could be refused entry into the United States if they do ...
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Can I travel to Greece with a criminal record?

I am a Mexican national. I served a 3 year sentence in jail in USA and was then deported to Mexico (drug offense) 2016-2018 (2 years 8 months). I currently traveled to the Dominican Republic. In ...
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Entry to USA after previous denial

My Belizean fiancé was denied entry to the USA about three years ago, when he was attempting to go visit his daughter in Florida. He had travelled a number of times in the US with no problems. But on ...
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NL Refuse Stamp meaning and effect? What I can do to remove it?

I am a Colombian citizen without EU residence. My boyfriend is German citizen and we were travelling from Tanzania to Amsterdam. I had already 90 free to stay in the Schengen area without visa. When ...
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Travelling to Canada after Denied Entry from USA [closed]

I was wondering the chances that I could travel to Canada as a tourist, having been denied entry to America. I am a sex worker, I live and work in the UK where sex work is a totally legal job. I am ...
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Will a refusal to enter the US mean I can't enter Canada either?

In October 2020 I arrived in the US on a visitor's visa for a 5 day vacation. I was deported on arrival (at the airport), and barred for 5 years from the US. The US CBP officers asked me a ton load ...
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Banned from the US for five years due to history of prostitution in my home country, what are my options?

In August 2019, I attempted to enter the US from the UK (I am a UK citizen) and was swiftly denied admission after the border control officers discovered that I had previously worked as a prostitute ...
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What does the appeals process look like if you are denied entry to the United States?

I'm a British Citizen holding an L1 Visa, currently employed in the US. I may need to travel internationally soon. I am concerned about re-entry to the US at the end of this travel (I may be away for ...
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Effects of being denied entry to Poland

I was denied entry to Poland last February. The border guards told me this was because I didn't provide enough supporting documents like hotel reservations and travel plans. Will this affect my ...
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Do I have more chance to be refused at Schengen border next time?

As a citizen of a country with no visa requirement for entering the Schengen zone, I was given a "refusal of entry at the border" copy of the document for no justifying the purpose and ...
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Cancellation of visit visa at the airport

My visit visa to the UK was cancelled on two reasons: not having enough cash at hand and disclosing to visit family and friends whereas it's not stated in the application form. I made an appeal on ...
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Will I be refused entry even though I have a new passport?

Five years ago I was refused entry into Turkey because I had the wrong visa. At the time, I had a British Overseas Citizen passport. My husband had a British Citizen passport. We both had the same ...
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Does a UK entry ban affect travel to other countries? [closed]

Ireland? EU/Schengen party states? Asian and South American countries?
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Can you be denied boarding in Italy for not having a visa to the UK?

My wife, a venezuelan national, requires a visa to enter the UK and is flying with me and our son (UK nationals) from Milan Malpensa Italy when Ryanair flights resume on 1st July. As a family we have ...
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Which airlines offer indemnity forms? [closed]

I read on this answer by Anish Sheela: Sign indemnity form saying that you accept personal responsibility to pay the fine imposed to the airline, in case you are denied. Which airlines offer ...
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How much would an airline be fined if the immigration officers of the destination country deny me entry?

I read on this answer by Anish Sheela: Sign indemnity form saying that you accept personal responsibility to pay the fine imposed to the airline, in case you are denied. How can I know how much an ...
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Who is responsible for onward travel after being denied entry to a country? [duplicate]

I was booked with Qatar Airlines from Muscat to Bangkok, via Doha. When checking in at Muscat Qatar ground staff checked my documentation for my flight to Bangkok. I had the ‘fit to fly medical’, ...
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Can I book a roundtrip flight with a visa that expires before the return flight? (I understand that I will have to extend the visa while there.)

Can I book a roundtrip flight with a visa that expires before the return flight? (I understand that I will have to extend the visa while there.) The visa has too much time on it to review, plus the US ...
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Consequences of entry denial due to pandemic border closure en route [closed]

Application for visas or entry to a country are often contingent on not having been refused entry by any country at any point in the past. How does this affect someone who was refused entry to a ...
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What happens when refused entry at Canadian border? [closed]

Say I take the bus to go from the US to Canada, as a US citizen. If I am refused entry into Canada at the Canadian border, what happens next ? The bus is going to leave without me, I have no way of ...
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How can I know ahead of time whether the Taiwanese immigration and airline flying there will accept my passport?

I recently tried to fly from Manila (MNL) to Taipei (TPE) but at the airport ticket counter AirAsia refused to sell me a flight ticket on the grounds that my French passport was wet and that ...
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Is denial of entry for passport holders / residents of home country legal?

Are there any countries on earth that can legally deny its own citizens entry into said country? I'm excluding transit to different countries to reach the destination. It's also irrelevant to the ...
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Denial of entry in Japan because no visa. Can I sue the airline? [duplicate]

Last month I was traveling to Japan with my husband and my brother in law for visit from USA. Immigration officers let my husband and my brother in law entry into the country,but they not let me in ...
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No transit zone at Linate airport. Couldn't get on connecting flight. Whose responsibility is it?

I had the worst experience of my life today during my (attempted and failed) holiday trip. Please advise me on what I can do next. I am a citizen of a non-EU country (Kazakhstan). I live in London. ...
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Passenger flew to Brazil and was refused entry during The Olympics in Rio 2016

I'm a ticket sales agent in Uzbekistan. I issued an airticket for a Uzbekistani passenger flying from Tashkent to Rio de Janeiro and back during Olympic games 2016. Immigration services in Rio ...
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Was refused in UK, should I replace my passport? [closed]

My entry was refused in London. I was just visiting for 20 days from Italy where I'm visiting too. They sent me back to Italy. Now I would like to know if is better to get a new passport here before I ...
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