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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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Filled g639 by mistake

I am on a non-immigrant B2 US visa and I recently filled the g639 form on the USCIS w3bsite to access my I-94. I got an email saying nothing was found since I filled incomplete information. However I ...
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Can a CBP officer verbally prescribe a shorter duration of stay than what’s listed on the I-94?

My mom arrived to the U.S. today on a B1/B2 visa. At the airport the CBP officer chided her for spending a lot of time in the US in the past 12 months (though never in excess of official limits) and ...
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ESTA or visa after past arrest and NFA (for a non CIMT offence) [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen looking to travel to the US for the second time. I earlier travelled to the US almost 12 years back on a different passport on a B1/B2 visa before acquiring UK nationality. I have ...
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Leaving America and reset the ESTA via a trip to Curaçao

I am a Dutch citizen and am currently staying in Florida to visit my girlfriend for 3 months. I have now booked a flight to Curaçao. Curacao is part of the Caribbean, but it is Dutch territory, so in ...
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ESTA travels - Good travel history but still very worried!

I am 24 years old and I have been visiting the USA with family since I was 9 years old. Never overstayed, even had a J1 visa and left in my grace period. Last year I had 3 visits to the USA, each had ...
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US immigration and I-94 and passport issues

I hold a Singapore passport. Earlier this year, I travelled to the US under the VWP. I entered and exited the US through SFO by air after about 10 days. I tried to check my I-94 status and my travel ...
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Obtaining or renewing I-94 at PedWest Tijuana-San Ysidro

My wife and I often use the eastern pedestrian border crossing from Tijuana to San Ysidro, and occasionally have to stop into the permit office to renew our I-94 permissions. On Monday the PedWest ...
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Should I be stapling my USCIS Form I-94 (*not* CBP Form I-94) at every extension of stay / change of status to my passport?

I have had multiple changes of status / extensions of my H-1B since my last entry into the United States 6 years ago, all through filing Form I-129. This included two regular H-1B extensions and a few ...
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Hiding I-94 data

I have made the mistake of showing someone my passport number in the past and they were able to track down exactly when I entered the US and from which airport. If I get a new passport with a new ...
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I-94 exit record? [duplicate]

Does the exit get recorded in your I-94 history? I don't see it on my most recent I-94 on the online portal, I just see Date of entry, Admitted until date but nothing about departure date.
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If I don't have ESTA, do I need to ask for the I-94W form if I drive through the US/Canada border as an Irish national?

Will I be required to fill out an I-94W at the border between Canada and the US? My friends are planning to road-trip to Canada and then come get me and enter the US by land border. If someone doesn't ...
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As a (non) resident alien in the US, what documents (if any) does one need to carry at all times?

As a (non) resident alien in the US, what documents (if any) does one need to carry at all times? Different sources indicate different documents: a passport with the entry stamp, the I-94 printout, ...
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Did not return I-94 card but departure has been recorded

My in laws were in US about 10 years ago and they left the country within their allowed period of stay. However, they took their I-94 card with them in the passports and forgot to return them. Now ...
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How soon after departure from the US is I-94 record updated?

I flew to the US from the UK on 13 March 2022, and came back to the UK yesterday, 21 March. It was on a scheduled flight with BA out of JFK. I’ve just checked my I-94 record online: my arrival into ...
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Consulate asked for my I-94 even though I've never been to the US

Three weeks ago, my family was at the US Embassy in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia (not a state in the USA) for an interview. The interviewer left our papers and pulled out a sheet of paper stating that ...
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Where can one view the time of the day of one's entries and exit to/from the United States?

Neither the I-94 nor the FOIA requesting the entries/exits contain the time of the day: they only contain the dates. Where can I find the time of the day of my entries and exits to/from the United ...
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Visiting Canada after two months in the USA on ESTA

I have visited the USA for two months on an ESTA and plan to go to Canada for two additional months by air. My plan is to return to my home country directly from Canada and not return via the USA. I ...
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How is the day of arrival indicated one's I-94 's traveling history decided?

I looked at my I-94 's travel history and was surprised to see that the day of arrival in the US (port of entry: LOS) was indicated as 2019-11-12, even though my plane landed on 2019-11-11 at 21:05 ...
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One-way flight to USA on ESTA, leaving by foot?

Summary: Can I fly into the USA on a one way ticket on ESTA, if I plan to return to Canada by foot? And does Amtrak/Greyhound share return leg with US Immigration? I'm a visa waiver national with a ...
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"The data from the server was incorrect" error when looking up one's I-94

When looking up my I-94 on the official CBP website I see the following error: The data from the server was incorrect. I'm seeing the same error while looking it up for another fellow traveler. Is ...
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My I-94 travel history is no longer accessible. What could be the reason? [duplicate]

I am a foreign resident in the US on a visa. Recently, I found out that my I-94 travel history is no longer available from the DHS website. The I-94 itself is still accessible but it claims that 'no ...
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Can everyone with my passport data see my American arrival/departure record (form I-94)?

ICE says, "Form I-94 is the DHS Arrival/Departure Record issued to aliens who are admitted to the U.S., who are adjusting status while in the U.S. or extending their stay, among other things.&...
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"No record found for traveler" error when I try to look up my US travel history - is there a way to get this corrected?

The official CBP website provides a handy way of searching for one's travel history. Up until a few weeks ago it worked flawlessly and I could easily track my travels. However now I'm seeing a strange ...
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Returning expired I-94

I returned to Canada from USA and the I-94 was not collected at the border. It has now expired. I can see my departure has been correctly noted on the CBP website: https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/...
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Indian passport renewal and I-94 extension for H1B visa holder in COVID-19 special situation

I am an Indian citizen, residing in California, USA on an H1B Visa. My passport is expiring in mid-June, 2020, along with my I-94. My visa is valid until December, 2021. I have my 2 year old son on H4 ...
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I-94 Dates and Locations incorrect

I traveled into the US for the first time last year and went onto the I-94 website to get my I-94 number for my K-1 Visa and was surprised to see that there were several arrivals and one departure ...
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What should I do if I didnt get exiting stamp from USA inspector when I was leaving USA? MY VISA B1

I was in Hawaii for some days, I got stamp customs when I arrived, but when I was leaving I didn't get any stamp, and I noticed when I was at home. I always got two stamps from other countries. Now ...
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Do I need ESTA if I have an I-94 in my passport?

I live in Canada and have an EU passport. I have a valid I-94 in my passport as I went to the US by car. I am flying to the us from Canada and was not sure if I need to get ESTA.
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I-94: a half an hour overstay

My I-94 expiry date was as of yesterday and I crossed a border between Canada and USA today at 0:30. I entered Canada from USA by land (I’m Canadian PR). My trip records obviously show that I’ve left ...
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Why does the online I94 form require VWP applicants to buy ESTA?

I'm a EU citizen living in Canada. I'm taking a road trip to the US next week. According to the CBP website, I don't need to renew my ESTA to do so. In hopes of slightly accelerating the paperwork at ...
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ESTA 90 days - flight delay [closed]

I have been travelling in the US on an ESTA (for holidaying purposes and to see family); I entered on 08 June 2019. I purhcased tickets to depart the US on 04 Sept. 2019, and I was due to depart JFK ...
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Immigration officer stamped my parents' passports for 2 months of stay but the official and online I94 record shows as 6 months

Immigration officer stamped my parents' passports for 2 months of stay but the official and online I94 record shows as 6 months. The exit stamp on the passport says Oct 1, 2019 while the online I94 ...
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Which I-94 date do I believe?

My I-94 permit was renewed early Jan, allowing entry through to July 5. This showed both on the I-94 website and stamped in my passport. I then traveled outside of the US for several months and ...
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Which rule(s) says a tourist visa holder entering via land border and staying near the port of entry does not need an I-94?

My "friend" (B2 Multiple-Entry Tourist Visa holder) recently entered from Mexico to the USA twice, about 10 days apart. The first entry was via the CrossBorder Express (CBX), over from an inbound ...
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My mom's return ticket is 3 days after I-94 expires

My mom currently holds a valid B-2 Visa, which expires 06/25/2019. I bought her a ticket and she entered on June 3rd and her return flight is on the 28th. I read that she could enter the US any day ...
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Got a new stamp under VWP while re-entering the US via Canada while old stamp was still valid

I have an ESTA and entered the US on the 14th of March. Under ESTA I have to leave the country in 90 days from that date. During my travels I flew to Vancouver as well and stayed in Canada for 3 weeks....
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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 [closed]

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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