Questions tagged [us-residents]

People ordinarily residing in USA, whether or not nationals of the country.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
4
votes
2answers
265 views

Can one walk into Mexico from the US with a US green card and without a passport?

I am a French citizen and a US lawful permanent resident. Is it possible to enter Mexico with a US green card and without a passport via the US <-> Mexico land border on foot? I am reading some ...
6
votes
0answers
153 views

Can I use Advance Parole (I-131 Travel Document) to transit through European airports?

I'm an Iranian citizen currently living in the US. My green card application is pending right now but I received my advance parole or I-131 travel document. I want to go to Turkey and come back to the ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

Do US or Mexican authorities impose any sanction if a US LPR comes back from Mexico to the US after traveling to Mexico for non-essential reason?

I read on https://ktla.com/news/california/san-ysidro-border-line-waits-grow-to-10-hours-in-coronavirus-crackdown/ (mirror): The crackdown comes after U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it ...
62
votes
1answer
8k views

When an individual enters the United States, can they have an attorney present when going through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection?

When an individual enters the United States, can they have an immigration attorney present (physically or remotely via phone) when going through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)? E.g., to ...
1
vote
3answers
232 views

How can I provide a proof of domicile readable in French to renew French passport as a US permanent resident, US domiciled, and currently in Thailand?

I am a French citizen, permanent resident in the United States and currently in Thailand, where I'd like to renew my passport because some airlines require it to be in pristine condition. I read on ...
5
votes
0answers
61 views

I have a US Refugee Travel Document and am currently studying in the UK for a semester; are there Schengen countries I can travel to without a visa? [duplicate]

I am a US permanent resident and I am currently studying abroad in England with a student short-term visa. I went to apply for a Schengen visa to VFS, but I got told that I would need to go back to ...
7
votes
2answers
363 views

How do I prove my age to buy alcohol in Jamaica?

I am traveling to Jamaica where the drinking age is 18. I am 20 and I plan on drinking. If I show my American driver's license will I be given a drink or will I be turned down?
1
vote
2answers
72 views

Transit visa for US permanent resident travelling thru Toronto

I am permanent resident of US with Indian citizenship, plan travelling from US to India and back by Air Canada: do i need transit visa and how do i apply for it. Not leaving Airport at Toronto
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Minor leaving and re-entering the US on a green card with a foreign parent

According to the CBP, a minor traveling without their parents should have a notarized letter showing parental consent, on top of the usual documentation (i.e., passport / green card). However, I ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

transit to south korea for 4days, do I need a visa?

I'm a US permanent resident but have a Philippine passport. Planning to stop by south Korea for 4 days before heading to the Philippines as a final destination.Do I still need to get a visa?
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Jamaican with green card visiting Italy

As a Jamaican with a USA green card, what document would I need to visit Italy?
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Travelling from US to Philippines with layover in Japan

I am a permanent resident (green card holder) here in the US and holding a Philippine passport and we are going to Philippines on vacation. We have an 8 hours lay over in Japan. Do I need a visa to ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Can I transfer through Vancouver airport without Canada visa? Air Canada and Turkish Citizen [duplicate]

I'm a Turkish citizen living in USA (temporary resident on a H-1B) and I just bought a flight that transfers through Vancouver Airport. The itinerary is as follows: Air Canada 8090 -> Seattle, ...
3
votes
1answer
162 views

UK visa for unemployed person

My husband is unemployed and holds a US greencard, I'm an employed US citizen and we have plenty of savings. We plan to travel together to visit friends and family in the UK and France for just one ...
4
votes
2answers
142 views

Traveling to Spain

I’m traveling lo Spain using a Mexican passport. I’m a permanent resident of the US holding a green card. My question is do I need a visa to travel to Spain for 10 days?
2
votes
1answer
224 views

My national passport

I am a US asylee, and I have green card and USA travel document. I want to travel to UAE , and since UAE doesn't accept travel document can I use my national passport?
1
vote
1answer
82 views

Schengen Application submitted in America from a Filipino Green card holder

My friend lives in America and is a green card holder and is applying for a Schengen visa from San Francisco. I read that for Schengen you have to apply from your country of origin, is this correct? ...
9
votes
1answer
307 views

Will airlines let me board with a green card only?

I'm currently in Mexico and lost my passport. I'm not a U.S. citizen, but have a green card and a U.S. drivers license. CBP clearly state that this should be enough to enter. However I'm concerned ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

USA Green Card holder [closed]

I am a Green Card holder (CR1) who is a spouse of an American citizen. My Green Card will expire in March 2020 and I am planning to travel abroad from the USA in December and when I come back it will ...
4
votes
0answers
68 views

Can you travel to Turkey on an approved I-797 and expired US stamping?

Called the Turkish consulate and receiving mixed answers - one lady said since I-797 is valid for the next 2 years, I am eligible for eVisa, and yet another guy said I need a sticker visa from the ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

Enter UK with an expired H1B Visa [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen residing in the USA. I have an expired H1B visa with an approved I-797 until 2021. I am planning to travel from USA to India with a stopover in London (intend to get my H1B ...
1
vote
1answer
418 views

Tracking a UK visa application

How can I get the contact of UK visa center with the address: VFS services USA, UKVI scanning hub 80 broad street floor 6 new York 10004 to ask for information about my visa application?
2
votes
2answers
270 views

UK Tourist Visa - Visited countries in 10 years

I am an Indian citizen living in USA on work visa (L-1). I am applying for UK tourist visa. In visa application it asks: How many times have you visited the following places in the past 10 years? ...
2
votes
1answer
70 views

Can I apply for Schengen visa in UK

This is a tricky situation: I have a Chinese passport, currently residing in the US (have a US green card). My company in the US is sending me to Northern Ireland to work for 3 months (September to ...
2
votes
1answer
118 views

Documents required for Korean minor traveling alone to Norway

I'm a Korean citizen with an American green card trying to go to Norway for the summer vacation. I'm 17 years old and I plan to travel by myself. I'm wondering what are the documents I need in order ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

UK Visa Application for Afghan Family holding Green Card

I have completed the UK visit Visa application for my self, wife and 3 children (6, years, 3 years and 2 years). I also paid the application fee and booked the appointment for Biometric at Spokane, ...
2
votes
0answers
80 views

How long can a US green card holder spend outside the US? [closed]

I am an American green card holder - after living for 2.5 months in the USA, I came to Afghanistan for a family illness and returned back to the US after 6 months. Can I come back for 5 months again? ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

BS Flight from Madrid to New York with a stopover in London. (Aug 9th) [duplicate]

Wife is a Cuban Citizen with USA Permanent Residence Card and we just found out that she might need a Transit Visa. Our travel date is July 25th, not enough time to file for this visa. can anyone ...
-2
votes
1answer
444 views

Indian citizen applying for UK visa from US

My mother in law is an Indian citizen residing in US. Can she apply for a UK standard visa from US?
3
votes
1answer
105 views

Travel questions for non US citizens residing in the U.S

While filling the application for a UK visa, they ask if we have traveled in certain countries which includes the US. Since I am a non US citizen living in the US should I give details of my visits to ...
2
votes
1answer
147 views

Criminal- traveling history

I had two felonies on my record for 2017. Burglary of an unoccupied structure (unarmed) and Damage of property ($1,000 or more). I pleaded guilty to both. Both were actually DISMISSED through the ...
6
votes
1answer
334 views

Need advice on entering close to 1 year on a green card

My wife and I are green card holders. She left the US in June 2018 to spend some time looking after her mother in Europe who was diagnosed with cancer. I left the US in July to join her for a month ...
2
votes
1answer
205 views

Do I need a Ukraine visa as a permanent USA resident?

I am a permanent resident of USA. I am planning to visit Ukraine for tourism and I will stay for 17 days. Do I need a visa since I am a lawful permanent resident of USA?
2
votes
1answer
272 views

Do I need an Irish transit visa to connect in Dublin onto UK? (Saudi passport and UK visa)

I'm a Saudi passport holder with permanent residence in the United States, and I'd like to book a flight from Washington to Edinburgh with a three-hour layover in Dublin. I know there's a Common ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Transit visa required for Iranian flying from Turkey through London to USA? [duplicate]

I'm an iranian citizen with having Iranian passport and USA permanent resident visa currently in Turkey for a visit and have a return flight to USA. Below is information about my return flight to ...
5
votes
1answer
298 views

I am a US Citizen that also has Israeli citizenship. Can I leave the US on my American passport and enter Cuba on my Israeli passport? [duplicate]

I am hoping to visit Cuba in May direct from Miami. I am a US citizen that would leave Miami on my American passport, but when arriving to Cuba, I would show my Israeli passport. Is this a possibility?...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Which Schengen visa do I need to apply for?

I'm a Chinese citizen, with an American Green Card. I'm going to travel to Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway in June. Can I apply to Italy for a Schengen visa to travel those countries? I am not ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

May a Pakistaini apply for a Turkish visa while in the USA?

I am a Pakistani national and residing permanently(Green Card) in USA. How can and where to apply for turkish visa.(An official turkish visa web site address)
2
votes
1answer
312 views

I'm living in the Northwest US; can I apply for a Schengen visa in Vancouver, BC? [duplicate]

I'm living in Seattle. Can I obtain a Schengen visa in Vancouver, BC, specifically at the Italian Consulate?
2
votes
1answer
812 views

What UK visa does a Pakistani citizen with a US Green Card need?

I am a US Green Card holder and a Pakistani citizen. I am planning to go Pakistan via the UK, staying for 5-6 days to visit my cousins. Which visa do I need and what is the process?
9
votes
1answer
1k views

Can a green card holder re-enter the USA with a foreign temporary passport?

Can a green card holder re-enter the USA using a TEMPORARY passport issued by his country Embassy? For example, say a Thai national with a green card loses his/her passport while visiting Spain, gets ...
1
vote
1answer
324 views

Can I travel to Panama as a Pakistani and US resident?

Can I enter Panama? I am a Pakistani passport holder but also have a US Green Card (permanent resident).
1
vote
1answer
259 views

Can a Syrian citizen, who holds a USA green card, travel through Germany without a visa? [closed]

Can a Syrian citizen, who holds a USA green card, travel through Germany without a visa?
1
vote
1answer
98 views

How much time should I allow, as a US resident, to catch a domestic flight from JFK after arriving from Scotland

How much time should I allow, as a US resident, to catch a domestic flight from JFK after arriving from Scotland. On a Tuesday afternoon in Oct.
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Does an Albanian citizen with a US green card need a visa to enter the UK?

I need to travel to London from USA, and I am a green card holder. My nationality is Albanian. Do I need a visa to enter the UK?
10
votes
4answers
6k views

Traveling from the US to the UK without a passport

I'm a permanent resident if the U.S. (green card holder) in the middle of my application for citizenship. I haven't traveled since I was a young child where I was on my mother's Ethiopian passport. ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

US Green card holder with Indian passport expiring in 4 months planning a short weekend trip by road to Canada

I am a US Green card holder with an Indian passport expiring in 4 months planning a short weekend trip by road to Canada next month. Will I be allowed to enter Canada considering my passport won't ...
10
votes
1answer
4k views

Can I travel back to the USA on an ESTA if I have an expired green card?

I left the US on an expired green card (I foolishly read the date in the English format dd/mm/yy) and visited my family in England. The green card expired while I was in the UK, and now I have filled ...
3
votes
1answer
430 views

South Korea 30-day visa exemption

I’m planning on visiting Seoul for a few days. I'm not a US citizen but I'm a permanent resident. I’ve read online about South Korea’s 30-day visa exemption: Non-visa-exempt nationals who are in ...
3
votes
1answer
61 views

Applying for an Indian business visa with a German passport from the USA

I live in the USA and have a German passport. I would like to apply for a business visa for India. Which consulate/mission/embassy do I have to send my documents to? In Germany or in the US? The ...