Questions tagged [us-residents]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
8 votes
2 answers
6k views

Does a UK citizen with US residency need any paperwork to travel to UK and back?

My son holds a UK passport. He is married to an american girl and has a daughter and has lived in America for around 15 years. He is a legal resident. What paperwork does he need to travel to the UK ...
user avatar
  • 81
0 votes
0 answers
59 views

I am a Syrian citizen. I am going to Lebanon, transitioning in Istanbul from UK

I am a Syrian citizen holding a Green Card from the USA . I am going to Lebanon, transiting in Istanbul (SAW) from UK on Pegasus flight. Will I need a transit visa to change flight in Instanbul?
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
2 answers
178 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
245 views

trying to stay abroad under the limit

I'm trying to find the best option to be able to stay outside for the maximum allowed time and under the six-month limit (re-entry is not preferred since it will delay my citizenship). From another ...
user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
579 views

What am I supposed to declare when driving from Mexico to the United States, as a US lawful permanent resident?

I am confused regarding what I am supposed to declare when driving from Mexico to the United States, as a US lawful permanent resident and French citizen. https://www.smartertravel.com/customs-duty-...
user avatar
-1 votes
4 answers
457 views

Upon entering the United States, is it ok to ask the US immigration agent not to stamp one's passport, and if so, would they always/typically agree?

When entering the United States as a permanent resident, US immigration agent sometimes doesn't stamp one's passport. Upon entering the United States, is it ok to ask the US immigration agent not to ...
user avatar
7 votes
2 answers
355 views

Carry another person's Green Card to Mexico. Is this OK or legal?

friend A and B travel to mexico. friend A accidentally brings expired green card instead of current/valid green card. airline rejects friend A from returning to USA and recommends they go to embassy ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

As a Green Card holder, can I travel to Iran and come back to the US without restriction? [duplicate]

I am a green card holder and live/work in the US. I want to travel to Iran in July 2021 for a couple of weeks. Am I still exempt from the 14 days quarantine rule in a third country (based on the new ...
user avatar
  • 1
5 votes
2 answers
440 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 ...
user avatar
6 votes
0 answers
372 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 ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
237 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 ...
user avatar
62 votes
1 answer
9k 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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
3 answers
247 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 ...
user avatar
5 votes
0 answers
75 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 ...
user avatar
7 votes
2 answers
443 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?
user avatar
  • 71
1 vote
2 answers
76 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
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
122 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 ...
user avatar
  • 303
1 vote
1 answer
71 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?
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
62 views

Jamaican with green card visiting Italy

As a Jamaican with a USA green card, what document would I need to visit Italy?
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
202 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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
65 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, ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
179 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 ...
user avatar
  • 31
4 votes
2 answers
143 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?
user avatar
  • 43
2 votes
1 answer
230 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?
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
84 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? ...
user avatar
  • 81
9 votes
1 answer
341 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 ...
user avatar
  • 309
2 votes
1 answer
121 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 ...
user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
141 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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
121 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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
580 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?
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
380 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? ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
71 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 ...
user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
1 answer
124 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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
52 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, ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
84 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? ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
-2 votes
1 answer
559 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?
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
108 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 ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
157 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 ...
user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
371 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 ...
user avatar
  • 161
2 votes
1 answer
253 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?
user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
1 answer
309 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 ...
user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
0 answers
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 ...
user avatar
  • 11
5 votes
1 answer
365 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?...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
42 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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
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)
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
392 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?
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
924 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?
user avatar
9 votes
1 answer
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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
393 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).
user avatar
  • 21