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A form denoting the Arrival-Departure Record of foreigners used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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No Until date in USA admit stamp B1/B2

My USA entry stamp for B1/B2 only has admit date but the officer forgot to stamp or write Until date. How long can I stay in USA or do i need to reach out to anyone so I can stay in USA legally for 6 ...
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Is there a legal obligation to surrender the I-94 when leaving to Canada overland?

The paper version of I-94 says the following: Retain this permit in your possession; you must surrender it when you leave the U.S. Failure to do so may delay your entry into the U.S. in the future. ...
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How do I protect my I-94 travel history?

I need help in hiding my i94 travel history so anyone with my passport number can track my whereabouts. Could someone please let me know how?
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My I-94 online history shows only a few arrivals and many departures. What impact can it have on my entry to the US?

I have a question about US immigration. I had a US visa issued in Canada, and I looked at my online travel history and it shows around 3 arrivals but then around 8 departures in a row, which is really ...
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I traveled to the USA with an ESTA and left after 30 days but it is showing that I am still in the USA

I have left the USA but just got an email that saying I have not left. I also checked the https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/ and it shows that I am still in the USA. Also checked my British passport and it was ...
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US B1/B2 visa for Mexican citizen and I-94 form

I have a question about the B1/B2 visa for Mexican citizens: My Mexican friend will join me in the USA during Christmas and she has a Mexican passport with a Visa B1 / B2 "crossing border card". She ...
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I-94 was extended. Should I extend H4 status as well? [closed]

I have an H1B petition valid till 2020 shown on form I-797B and same goes for my I-94 and my passport. My spouse is under H4 status as a dependent. Her old passport had expiry date in November 2018, ...
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Do I need to replace my I-94 if I lost my Hong Kong passport? (I entered the US with an electronic I-94)

I lost my Hong Kong passport with my F1 student visa inside. Do I need to report the case to CBP and ask for a replacement of my I-94 before I can leave the US back to HK? (FYI: I entered the US with ...
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Can I leave and re-enter with US expired I-94 but with I-797c receipt?

I have a valid B1 visa, but the I-94 stamp is expired. Because when I entered the US the immigration employer stamped the I-94 and wrote limited stay for one month. So, I submitted the I-539 ...
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Travel to Mexico for I-94 dates extension with a valid visa [closed]

I have valid visa for 3 years but when i came to USA, my passport was expiring in 1 year only. So i got I-94 validity as matching to my passport. Now i have got a new passport so can i travel to ...
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Do I need I94 for re-entry to US by Car if I have travelled by air before with valid e-I94?

I recently travelled to US from Canada by air (I am Canadian PR holder with multi entry B1/B2 visa). I could see the I94 online (as I travelled by air) and it has an admit until date for 6 months. I ...
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Visa expires before I-94 admit until date [duplicate]

My grandmother's visa expires two months before the admit until date on her I-94. Does she have to leave before her visa expires, or can she leave without any problems securing a visa in the future, a ...
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Do I need an I-94 form at any of the US airports?

I am a Mexican national with a tourist visa. I will be crossing overland to El Paso TX, to take a connecting flight from El Paso to Atlanta then out to Seoul, Korea, to end up in Cambodia. Do I need ...
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I forgot to give back the I94-W form and departed from a Mexican airport [duplicate]

I'm a German citizen. I was on vacation in Tijuana and I entered the US an the San Ysidro border control. I got the green I94-W form. I did some day trips to San Diego and back to Tijuana, but I ...
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Immigration officer allowed stay for a month, but I94 shows 6 months

My parents visited the USA from June 31 to August 24, 2017 (two months). They came back on January 23, 2018. The immigration officer at the port of entry informed them that they could stay in the USA ...
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Does returning my I-94 at the Canadian border make any difference at all?

When returning from the US to Canada by land, you have the option to return your I-94 to the CBSA official. However this seems to be a bit useless as nowadays all exits are automatically (and nearly ...
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Crossing the Canada-US border by car - documents needed and filling in I-94W

I will be flying to Canada in a few days. I am an EU citizen so I do not need a visa. During my stay, I also plan to visit the US for a day. This will be done by crossing the border by car. I ...
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Do I need to return my I-94 to CBSA if I know this isn't my last visit within the I-94 validity?

Today I arrived in Seattle from Vancouver by bus with a fresh I-94 for 6 months. I'm leaving by train tomorrow and I know I'll be coming back to the States a lot of times before August. Do I still ...
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Would I save much time by applying for an I-94 online before arriving to a land border?

The DHS website allows one to apply for an I-94 online before arriving to the actual border. The description on the page says that: To complete your I-94 application you will also need to: ...
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Why wasn't I issued a new I-94 after previously having had returned one at the Canadian border?

A couple of weeks ago I traveled to the US by car and received an I-94 for 3 weeks. Then 4 days later I've returned to Canada and handed over my I-94 to the CBSA officer. The exit was properly ...
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Travel history for the last 7 years [closed]

I came to the USA last in 2011. Never left the country after that. Now I cannot find my I-94 online. Is that going to be a problem?
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Is there a program that allows non-US/Canadian citizens to avoid going to secondary inspection when crossing the land border?

I've started a job in Canada that requires me to drive to the US occasionally. At the border this week I've learned that apparently all non-US/Canadian citizens have to go to secondary screening to ...
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The departure location in my travel history says “unavailable”. Will this cause an issue when I head back?

I recently flew out of US to get my H1B visa stamped and the departure location in my I-94 history says "unavailable". However the date associated with this departure record is correct and reflects ...
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Does a U.S. citizen have any access to DHS records of entry?

I am a citizen of USA. I have returned to the country at least seven times in four years. When I enter from Mexico (or Peru via Mexico), no one has asked me for an I94. All other entries, I have been ...
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Error on I-94 (TN worker) [closed]

I am a Canadian on TN-1 status, living in Metro Detroit. I got my TN in June 2017 with an expiry date of June 2020. When I first received my TN, I got a correct I-94. When I briefly flew out of the ...
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What will be the expiration date of my I-94 if I re-enter from Mexico after previously visiting the US?

I hold a B-1 visa set to expire on 23rd Sep, and I-94 set to expire on 26th Sep. I plan to go to mexico on Sep 14th and return on 17th. Upon my return, will i be allowed to re -enter? What would ...
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US stay can be extended if we visit Canada during US stay?

My father has 1 year B1/B2(Visitor) visa. (Please dont ask why one year, its longggggg story). I am planing to apply his Canada visitor visa. When they will enter to US, on port of entry, generally ...
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How can I ensure my exit from the US by land is recorded?

Seeing as the US does not perform border control on exit (save for occasional spot checks, usually when traffic is moving slowly at the border), how do I make sure my exit by land is recorded so that ...
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USA I94 validity after entry/exit via air then entry/exit via land [duplicate]

I am a UK passport holder currently living in Canada. I recently visited Alaska and travelled via air and was issued an electronic I94. The I94 website shows that my I94 has an admit until date that's ...
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Can the CBP at Vancouver Pacific Central station generate an electronic I-94?

At several US land ports of entry, such as Blaine (coming from Vancouver by bus), although a paper I-94W form is always issued (pre-filled for those having an ESTA), officers are also able to generate ...
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Why does my I-94 travel history not mention one of my travels by plane done less than five years ago?

I use https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/history-results to obtain my most recent travel history from and to the US. My French passport got renewed in April 2012, and I was in France at that time. I then ...
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I forgot to return my i94 yesterday and I am planning to revisit USA in December . What will happen when I try to re-entry

I currently living in Canada and I came back after a short visit (3 days) last night from USA. I came through Windsor and I forgot to hand over my I94 to the Canadian officials. I am currently on ...
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I94 Travel History doesn’t show my departure? Who do I contact?

I flew to the US via JFK on the 12th of November and left back to the UK on the 13th, my arrival is shown on the I94 website, but my departure isn’t. I flew BA, and I’m worried that I’ll be flagged ...
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Are ESTA holders exempt from having to fill in the I-94W form at all land border crossings, or only some?

The FAQ section of the ESTA website states: If you have an approved ESTA when entering the U.S. at a land border crossing, you will NOT be required to complete the paper I-94W form and your entry ...
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Can I travel inside the US with a digital copy of my passport and visa?

I need to drive to another state but I had to send my passport to a canadian consulate... should I wait to receive it or it is enough to temporary have just a digital copy of my passport and visa ? I ...
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Can I spend New Years in the United States if my visa expires on Dec 30, 2016 and enter a month before (December 1)? [duplicate]

I would like to clarify a few things regarding my situation. You see, on August 9, 2016 I received back my passport with my US Visa on it. And as I saw, it stated that the visa is due to expire on Dec ...
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Went to Mexico and re-entered the USA within 1 hour by land

I am on a non-immigrant visa (L1). I have been to Mexico by land and re-entered the USA within 1 hour by land. When I re-entered the USA at port of entry the immigration officer did not stamp anything ...
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Do CBSA officials “accept” electronic I94s for transmission to the CBP?

I'm considering flying to New York, spending a week and then continuing to Montreal by Train before flying home to Europe. I've been trying to find out whether Amtrak (the US train operator) records ...
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US Visa date or I94 which is valid? [duplicate]

My father has visa till July 2016, and when we came to US in March 2016, immigration officer put date of Sept 2016. Now, I have to know that, can he stay till Sept 2016, or he has to leave US before ...
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Can I be admitted for more than six months on a B-2 visa?

I try to gather information about the initial length of stay with a B-2 Visa. I'm getting conflicting information. People admitted to the United States on a B2 Tourist Visa are usually issued a 6-...
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Can I re-enter the US with a valid I-94 but without my expired visa-bearing passport?

I've exited the US for a short (few days) trip to Canada. I've used my passport, but forgot to take my old passport — which has my (unexpired) US visa (tourist). My current passport carries my most ...
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Will I get any trouble after forgetting to return I-94 form on time?

Introduction Last summer I went for a trip in the USA. They stapled the I-94 form in my passport and was suppose to return it within three months (I think). I left the USA after 2 weeks only and did ...
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H-1B visa travel to Mexico on expired visa stamp

I have a I-797 extension letter, a I-94 valid until 2017 and an expired visa in my passport. I understand that I can travel to Mexico with an expired visa provided I have a valid I-797 and I-94. But ...
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How do I correct missing departure records? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen. A few years ago, I had a four-month internship in the US. I entered on a J1 visa. After completing it and returning to Canada, I subsequently did two more four-month ...
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B-2 Visa, re-entry (with existing ESTA)

I am German, currently in the US with a B-2 visa (multiple-entry) for volunteering. The visa issued by the Embassy expires December 24th, 2015 (June 29th, 2015 - December 24th, 2015). When I entered ...
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How could the land departure be recorded when re-entering the United States? [duplicate]

I found the following answer for recording a land departure. "A departure will be recorded if you depart via land and re-enter the United States prior to the expiration date stamped in your passport." ...
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Where to return I-94 form?

I am not sure this is the right place to ask this question but assuming any traveler might have come across this situation/have information,requesting to please guide. I had arrived USA 2 months ...
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If I lose my passport in the US and the I94 along, how will I prove I left US soil?

I am under the Visa Waiver Program and when I entered the US by car I got a green paper form stapled to it, the I94W. This is the paper to turn in when I will leave the US that is the proof I leave ...
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How can I get rid of my I-94?

Back in May 2013 when I entered the US on an F1 Visa I had my I-94 stamped and the little card stapled to my passport. When I left again in August, they had already discontinued the form and switched ...
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I'm arriving to the US by air, but departing via land. How do I end form I-94 now that it is only electronic?

I need to end my visa waiver period when leaving States to Canada so that I don't exceed the period of 90 days. But form I-94 is no longer a physical card, it's only online. How do I know or ensure ...