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Questions tagged [usa]

Large English-speaking country in North America between Canada and Mexico, and Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Used for questions on traveling from, to, or through the USA. For general questions about North America, use the [north-america] tag but be more specific (eg State) where relevant.

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Move to US with family, to allow my kids to study there [on hold]

I work on oil company on rotational basis 4 weeks on and 4 weeks Off. I intend to move with my family to USA to allow my kids to get a better education. But, I would like to continue working on the ...
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Driving from California to Alaska through Canada

I am going to be driving from California to Alaska going through Canada. I have a the updated CDL and my birth certificate. Will that documentation allow me to make my trip?
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5-hour layover in Denver

If one has a 5-hour layover in Denver, is there enough time to go to the city and wander around for some time? Or is there a better way to spend those 5 hours? The flight is domestic.
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Chances of getting approved for B2 US VISA [on hold]

I was hoping someone can help me here and let me know what my chances are to get approved a US Tourist Visa to visit my two sisters, nephews and nieces. I am 42 years old (female) I am married (20 ...
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Screwdrivers, scalpel and knife in checked baggage

I will be traveling from US to Europe in 2 weeks and wanted to buy toolkit from iFixIt which contains knife, scalpel and screwdrivers. Am I allowed to put it in the checked baggage? I was thinking ...
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What should be the Visa Category and required documents for my parents?

My home country is India. I will be traveling to the US for my Ph.D. with an F1 visa. I have already applied for the interview which is yet to take place. My parents wish to travel with me, both for ...
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ESTA validity after a visa denial [duplicate]

If I have an ESTA and I apply for visa and the visa is denied, is my ESTA still valid?
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Traveling for a Conference

I am hoping to go to the USA to attend a nursing conference. I am trying to improve my standards and learn from the conference for a better working knowledge of nursing and all related field. Can I ...
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Travelling To The US under the Muslim ban

About the Muslim ban (executive order 13769) I've searched about it and what I could understand is that people from Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somali, Syria, Yemen and Venezuela are banned from ...
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Name Update on Passport [duplicate]

I have a passport with active B1 Visa which expires in 2021 and travelled earlier to the US with name Sumeet Alka, I recently got baptised and updated my name to Susan Sumeet Elka and my passport will ...
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Is this object from St. Petersburg, Florida? [on hold]

This is a photo of the camera harness found on a beluga whale in Norway: News stories like this at the Washington Post mention that the harness bears the words "Equipment St. Petersburg" and half-...
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Student Visa that outlasts passport duration [migrated]

I'm about to apply for a student visa to do my PhD (which will last 5 years). In the application site it says it's required for my passport to be valid during my period of stay, something impossible ...
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Will i be granted ESTA after getting rejected thrice on different nationality? [duplicate]

I had applied for B1/B2 on my previous nationality but it got rejected Thrice. I had planned on visiting my mother as she lives there. my last refusal was 3 years back. Now i have gained an European ...
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Can you still travel to America on the ESTA waiver program if you have been to Iran in transit?

Me and my wife travelled to South East Asia in 2017 and on the way back to the UK we had to do a layover in Iran. We didn't leave the airport nor did we get our passports stamped. My wife would like ...
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Visiting the US after applying for a visa under another name

I live in Europe (can’t say where) about 7 or 8 years ago I applied for a American visa and I got given one but didn’t travel due to family issues. I did my fingerprints at the embassy in Europe. Two ...
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Can a UK national work as a paid shop assistant in the USA?

I am British and live in the UK. I am visiting friends in the USA for 3 months this year and I would like to help out in their friend's shop in Georgia and also get paid while doing so. What visa do ...
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can police force you out of motel after 2 years [closed]

ive been here at motel in california for 2 years new managment took over and is trying to have police remove us with out evication papers. Can they do this
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Compatibility of Asus phone with US local sim

I will be traveling to Ohio, USA in the first week of June. I am not sure whether the internet roaming packages in airtel or matrix sim work there. So I prefer to take local carriers of the United ...
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US visa after minor obtains new passport with surname [duplicate]

We are Indian citizens. We all have valid US visitor visas. I have added the surname on my minor son's new passport. He has an old US valid visitor visa in his old passport (without surname). Three ...
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VWP Visit to USA- visiting Girlfriend

I would just like some clarification on a travel plan I have in a few weeks. I have been in a year long relationship with a girl from Chicago, USA. We met in London last year and have done a number of ...
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Is it possible to buy US sim card at Columbus airport, Ohio

I will be traveling to Columbus,Ohio, USA during June for 15days. Is it possible to take a US sim card from Columbus airport Ohio? Or Can I get a sim card outside airport from shops in a reasonable ...
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Which waiver to apply [closed]

What is i192 waiver for? and who need to apply that waiver? who need to apply i212 waiver? Please explain in brief about them . Please Advice Thank you
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Can I apply for a US and Canada tourist Visa at the same time?

I applied for the Us tourist visa and will have the interview in a 2 weeks. Can I apply for a Canada tourist visa as well (I want to visit both places obviously), before getting the US visa? ...
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Documents for Kenyan citizen travelling to the US

I am from Kenya and I'm going to Ohio for a visit. What exactly do I need to have from the airport before my departure?
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How to pay in euros from the US?

I am planning a trip to France from the US, and need to make multiple payments in € on-line, including but not limited to train tickets on https://www.oui.sncf/. Of course, the easiest way to pay ...
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NZ Visa application: emedical [closed]

I need to apply for a work Visa in New Zealand, sponsored by an accredited employer (research position at a university). I currently live in the US and I am required to provide certain medical ...
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Tourist visa not stamped with return date [duplicate]

I traveled by air from mexico with tourist visa and my passport was stamped with date of arrival. How do I know how much time i was given to stay in the U. S.?
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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 ...
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ESTA visit more than 90 days but with a 30 day stay in mexico

I already have an ESTA from last year which is legal till July 2020. I was there 80 days in 2018 and wish to go Mexico for a month then return to the USA by car before heading to Asia after another ...
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backpacking on ESTA VWP for 75 days a problem at border crossing? [duplicate]

I want to go to the US for 2.5 months and I'm a little scared I will have difficulty getting in because it's for so long. I'm going to backpack and stay with friends, i have two inland flights as well,...
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US Citizen living abroad, moving some personal/wife's stuff with out her presence

I am a US citizen living abroad after recently marrying a foreign national. My wife and I intend to move back to the USA after her green card is issued. I am preparing to take a trip back myself soon ...
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Driving a school bus in the USA

I am planning on going to the USA with a school trip from Spain and I would like to know if I can drive and rent a Yellow school bus or do I need a special drivers licence? Any help in this respect ...
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Business travel to the United States for European company

My Company (based in Germany) has been awarded a project (4 weeks) in the United States for an American client. Three of us will go, all with European passports on the Visa Waiver Program. we can all ...
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Can European Children attend public or private school in the US? [duplicate]

My sister and nephews are coming to the USA to visit me for almost 90 days, and we would like my older nephew (6 years old) be able to go to school. We would like him to interact with other children ...
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Dual citizen of VWP countries and potential re-entry to the US on the other

Sneaky I know - but out of sheer curiosity - can someone leave the US on the passport they entered with their visa-waiver (before 90 days), reapply immediately with their other (esta eligible) country ...
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I have an L2 visa but it expired Feb 2019, can I travel domestically?

I have applied for a green card and travel document which is in process. Now I want to travel domestically in the US. Is it possible to travel with the expired visa? I attended my interview for the ...
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Canadian citizen who is presently in litigation with a US-based company

I am presently in a dispute with a US-based computer company over abusive charges they want me to pay for a very basic service. As I am not sure the dispute will be resolved before I travel to the US (...
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Carrying electronics from USA to Canada

I (a Canadian citizen) bought some consumer electronics in the USA and I will travel back to Canada, carrying the electronics. Some of these are intended as gifts, and some are for my personal use. ...
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B2 VISA REJECTION DILEMMA [closed]

Both my wife and I applied recently for a B2 visa. The purpose is to stay longer period than what ESTA offers (90 days). We're Australian Citizens, in the early 60s, both have full time job with ...
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J-1 Visa Interview - Intent to return to home country [closed]

I am worried about my son not having sufficient ties to supply for his interview next week to get a U.S. visa to work as a counselor at a summer camp for 3 months through a reputable company (Camp ...
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Session Timed Out - No Application ID US Visa

I'm hoping someone could help me out. I was doing the online application (DS-160), however, the session timed out. I wasn't able to copy the application number nor save the application in time. The ...
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First entry to USA on visit visa

I have a 10 year Multiple entry visit visa to USA issued in April 2019. By what date shall I make the first entry to USA to keep the visa valid ?
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Driving in Canada with a US probationary license

I am holding a US probationary driving license in US (Issued in New Jersey) and I planned to visit Canada (British Columbia) soon. I know that if you hold a full driving license, then it can be used ...
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Traveling to Puerto Rico as Student while waiting for OPT [duplicate]

I am an international student. I already finished my program and I am waiting to start my OPT. My I20 already expired and I am waiting for my EAD Card. I have a US valid Driver License. Can I travel ...
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Can a tourist shoot a gun in the USA?

We're planning a holiday to the USA. In our country (UK) guns are strongly controlled so I wondered if we would be able to easily visit a range to have the experience of shooting and interacting with ...
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USA Visa stamping after overstaying for minors [closed]

I am Indian citizen.I have L1-A visa, my wife and two daughters have L2-A dependent visa. We had approved petition expiring in February 2019, We went to India in July 2018 and got stamping done for ...
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Change of arrival state in the US [closed]

I have been granted an immigrant visa to the US already. I am going/migrating to Minnesota, USA because my mom/petitioner, resides there. Our plan is, after I arrive in MN, we are going to my sister ...
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Deadline of Completing DS-160 Form

I have an appointment with US consular on May 15. I just finished my D-160 form today (at May 10). The system does not give any error and confirmed my application. Hence, I wonder that is there any ...
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How do I get past a 3-year ban from overstay with VWP? [duplicate]

I have an overstay with a VWP of 333 days, I had to leave the US in January 2018 but stayed until December 2018 to take care of an American citizen who has no family. I have a 3 year ban. So I had to ...