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Questions about being refused entry into a country upon arrival.

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After an earlier US overstay, I was denied entry to the US; can this be reversed?

In 2014, I entered the US in January as a tourist had the I94 valid until July; I overstayed (until December) for 5 months more than I was allowed. I tried to return this week, almost 4 years later, ...
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Will previous deportations show up on my application for a Schengen visa?

I’ve been deported from Ireland at the airport. I did not have a copy of my hotel reservation with me, so I gave the airport clerk the hotel number; she called and she made sure about the reservation, ...
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Detained at Heathrow and denied entry when can I visit again [closed]

I was recently traveling to the UK to visit friends. I was detained at Heathrow and held and sent back to the US. The reason they gave is that I had past paystubs with me and a card that said good ...
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Denied entry to Turkey [closed]

I was denied entry to Antalya, Turkey 4.09.2018. I went with an evisa, accepted straight away, travelling there for the 4th time with my parents wife and child. Everyone got through except me, ...
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Impact upon my future international travel due to my Canadian entry denial

I’m a 76 year old male US citizen. I just got denied entry to Canada, due to several long past misdemeanor convictions, like 25 or more years ago! None are weapon or drug related, they are public ...
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May a entry to the US holding a B1/B2 Visa be rejected if the entry to Chile as a tourist was recently denied?

If I was found admissible to enter the US through a B1/B2 visa about year ago, but never went to the US, and recently was returned to my country while trying to visit Chile for tourism by the ...
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Refused entry to India

I traveled last week to New Delhi, India. When we reached passport control / immigration we discovered that my valid e-visa had my old passport's number (my travel agent by mistake used the old ...
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UK entry refusal

At the U.K. border in the Paris Eurostar, the border control refused my entry to the U.K. for below reasons. Last nine and half months, too many ins and outs from the U.K. I do not think there is ...
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If border control refuses me entry at the airport, can I fly to any chosen country or only the country of origin?

The scenario: a person is flying from country A to country B upon landing, they are refused entry to the country B by the border control question: instead of flying back to A, can they book the next ...
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Could not enter Jamaica

I am an American citizen with a US passport. I bought a one-way ticket to Jamaica to visit friends and my boyfriend. He is incarcerated at the moment until October 2018. I was told that I could not ...
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Can I enter the UK with my family visit visa while my settlement visa was refused and waiting for the tribunal court hearing?

I was denied entry clearance for a family settlement visa as a spouse and after appeal I'm waiting for the hearing date in.court. Can I enter the UK with my existing family visit visa, which I got ...
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India visa expiring 2 days after arrival

I finish my last university exam on the 15th in the UK, so I'm flying to Pune via London-Delhi to see my family (where my father is employed and whom I'm dependent on) on the 15th arriving on the 16th....
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Can you visit the UK after being refused entry to Ireland?

My friend went to Dublin through an agency but was denied entry as even though he had a return flight, digs set up and spending money; they did not believe he would go home. He was sent back to the ...
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Do I need a UK visa after being refused entry 10 years ago?

I am a Mexican citizen and, when I was 18 years old, I wanted to visit Europe. starting with the UK. Unfortunately, I was refused entry to the UK and sent back home on the next plane because I could ...
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My legal name is Mohamed. Should I be worried about getting denied entry to the US? [closed]

I'm a young guy from West Europe without a criminal record who plans to visit the US totally legally by preparing the right documents. I am planning to see my girlfriend and some friends during my ...
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Can I enter Croatia providing a bus ticket to Slovenia as proof of onward travel?

I am a brazilian going to travel to some places in Europe, but I don't have my entire itinerary planed yet. All I have right now is my flight ticket to Croatia, and a bus ticket to Slovenia (from ...
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Can my father return to Canada after a refused entry?

My father travelled to Canada last month but he was refused entry at the airport and sent back. The CBSA officers at the airport assumed that he would attempt to stay there because he took only 800 ...
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Visa-free entry to the UK refused due to frequent visit and overstay! Help with visitor visa [closed]

Please excuse my poor English. I'm Malaysian, 24 years old. I was refused entry in the UK on March 23, 2018 due to frequent and successive visits to the UK in 2017. The entry clearance officer ...
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Visa waiver denied at airport [closed]

I was traveling from Europe to LAX and my ESTA was denied. I was sent back home. I was going only for a 12-days holiday. The problem for them was that: Somebody bought the ticket for me. Not a family ...
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Traveling to Puerto Rico with expired visa but valid status

I think this question was asked before¹ on another post, but I feel paranoid and want to hear some opinions on my unique situation. I came to the USA on a tourist visa 18 years ago and have never ...
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UK visa after refused entry into India [closed]

I'm a Bangladesh citizen and in 2012 I was refused entry into India. They told me I must wait 60 days between visits. Oddly, a friend on the same flight with the exact same situation was let through. ...
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Accompanying mom (green card holder) who’s just out of surgery to the US

I'm a 30 year-old Indian living in Canada since 2013. I have a 10-year visitor visa to the US expiring in 2019 and a pending green card application (through my dad who’s a citizen since 2015). So far,...
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Denied entry to Canada. Will this history deny me entry to other countries?

Sorry in advance for the lengthy post. I'm an American citizen who spends most of my time outside of the United States traveling for fun. I've never had a problem and I have no criminal history. I've ...
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Will I be refused entry at the UK border after a visa refusal?

My partner is British and I’m American; we’ve been dating for three years. I visited back in March 2017 for a week, entering the UK visa-free. We then decided I should visit him and stay for 6 ...
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Is it possible to be denied entry into USA after being granted a tourist visa by my local embassy?

I have a trip to the USA planned for 2018. I am a citizen of Montenegro - we are on good standing with the Americans, but we do need to apply for a visa in order to visit. The possible issue is - I ...
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What's different about the December 4 US Supreme Court ruling to allow the full travel ban to go into effect?

Up until this ruling, only pieces of President Trump's travel ban have been allowed. What does it mean for the ban to have gone into "full effect"? Specifically, here are my questions: Does the bona ...
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What are the odds of successfully re-entering the UK after previously having stayed there on a Tier 2 visa? [duplicate]

Will I have issues re-entering the UK for Christmas, after being on a Tier 2 visa three months prior? I lived in the UK throughout 2017 with a Tier 2 visa until deciding to ask for a transfer back ...
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How can I check if I am banned from travelling to the US?

I am a UK citizen and I last entered the US in 1998 under the Visa Waiver Program. I overstayed the maximum permitted time, leaving after approximately 21 months total stay. At no time was I ...
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Can my 10-year ban be lifted now that I have a baby in the UK?

I was given a 10 year re-entry ban in 2012 for incorrectly completing an extension application, accused of fraudulently applying. At the time I didn't appeal and I returned to Turkey to live. Last ...
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How to return to the UK as a non-visa national after previously experiencing problems at the border? [closed]

I used to hold a Tier 4 student visa and had it terminated recently. Before my visa was terminated due to being withdrawn from my studies, I attempted to appeal the decision and was advised to return ...
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I was denied entry to the UK 22 years ago. What's the best strategy for applying for a new visa?

I travelled to the UK in 1995 with two friends; one friend had her CV with her, and we never knew, so they gave us 4 days to stay in the UK then had to leave. We then went back to Switzerland, and ...
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How soon before my visa expires can I travel?

My UK visa expires on January 28, 2018. Can I visit the UK from December 11, 2017 to January 5, 2018? Will I be turned away?
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US girlfriend wants to come back to the UK this year even though she's been for six months already [closed]

my name is Darren and I am wondering if you could help me. I have been in a online relationship with a US girl for the past ten weeks. We've been skyping non-stop since we met so I'd like to meet her ...
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Can I enter Italy after a refusal?

I have multiple entry Schengen visa from Italy and I flew to Italy but, at border control, I was refused entry because there was a mistake with my hotel reservation. I was repatriated back to South ...
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Removal at the expense of the Secretary of State?

This question is a follow up to someone's question: Getting refused entry and removed at Heathrow, X in passport If a traveler with a one way ticket to the UK from his/her home country is refused ...
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What would be my options if I were refused at USA port of entry?

I'm a legal visa holder but would like to know the process if, for some reason, I was refused entry to the US. Do I need to go back to my home country, the country of my citizenship, or can I go to ...
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The definition of 'refused entry at the border' [closed]

I am a citizen of Belarus (non-EU). In 2009 – 2011 I was doing my undergraduate degree in the UK and had a Tier 4 Student visa. In September 2010 I was returning to the UK from my vacation in Belarus ...
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Refused entry but airline allowing boarding, who should pay the return ticket?

Here is what happened: my friend came to Osaka, entering Japan on a single-entry tourist visa for 90 days. We decided to go to Indonesia, both of us entered with a visa on arrival, stayed there for ...
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UK refusal of entry impact on entering the Schengen zone

In 2015, I was refused entry at Heathrow Airport in London because of a prior conviction I had for possession of child pornography. In 2014, I was admitted to Norway and France on two separate trips. ...
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Refused entry with correct visa and documents [closed]

I got a Schengen visa from the Polish Embassy in Cairo in February 2017, and I traveled to Warsaw. At the Warsaw airport, they asked me about my return ticket and hotel reservation; I had already ...
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Misunderstood the 90 day rule and was denied entry

I planned a trip to Europe earlier but was denied by the French border authorities. I was told that I had already spent 90 days in a 180-day period, and had overstayed by a few days. It was not my ...
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Travel ban after visiting some countries [duplicate]

I've heard that after visiting Israel you are not to allowed to enter Iran, and vice versa. Can anyone confirm it? Are there any other countries with similar legislations?
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Polish-Born Canadian entering Poland

My wife is a Polish-born Canadian citizen. She has not carried a Polish passport in over 20 years, nor has she done anything to maintain her Polish citizenship paperwork-wise. Recently, the Polish ...
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How likely is it to get asked about your job in detail by Immigration?

I just read this article, titled A software engineer was detained by U.S. Customs - and given a test to prove he's an engineer. While the actual situation is slightly different - he tried to enter it ...
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Can children of Iranian citizens, who do not have Iranian citizenship themselves, travel to America in light of Trumps new Executive Order?

Question is pretty clearly stated in the title. I know that by Iranian law, children of citizens are considered citizens themselves. But, what if this person/child, who is now an adult, has no Iranian ...
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Are dual US citizens affected by President Trump's ban on Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen?

I'm a US citizen, born in the US, but also an Iranian citizen due to my father being from Iran. I've never been to Iran except for a brief time when I was just a year old. In light of Trump's recent ...
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How to obtain a Schengen visa after being denied entry to Germany with a visa issued by Spain?

I am from Vietnam. I had a Schengen visa with multiple entries from 2 July 2016 to 2 July 2017 issued by Spanish Embassy. My daughter (15 years old) had a Schengen visa with one entry from 25 ...
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Are dual nationals (non-US citizens) also affected by President Trump's ban on Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen?

I am travelling to Australia from Canada in May and I have to take connecting flights to get back to Canada. I stop in Auckland and San Fransisco. I am a Canadian citizen born in Canada however ...
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How does President Trump's travel ban affect nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen coming to the US for tourism/transit/etc?

President Trump has signed an executive order which bans nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from traveling to the US for at least 90 days. Does this ban only include ...
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Repercussions of denied entry on Schengen zone without a visa

My mother, who had an expired Schengen visa from a previous trip in her passport, was just refused entry to the Schengen Area at Frankfurt, from where she was to take a connecting flight to Budapest. ...