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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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USA J1-visa: apply in country different form passport nationality

I need to apply for the J1-visa, and I have an Italian passport. I do not yet have the DS-2019 (so I cannot complete the DS-160 yet). Question: Can I apply for the visa at a USA embassy in United ...
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Canadian living in US: can I work for my Canadian business?

I've been approved for a TN1 visa. I will be moving from British Columbia to California. I know I'm authorized to work for a particular company (my sponsor) and no other. What I'm unsure about is if I'...
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How long can I travel for with 30k? [on hold]

I am a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu lover. I have travelled to a couple of places in Europe to train this year during my holidays from work and have really enjoyed the experience. Anyway, I would like to ...
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Venezuelan in transit through the US with less than 6 month passport [duplicate]

I've been wondering, can a venezuelan fly from Aruba to Canada, transiting through the US Newark airport while having less than 6 months validity in his passport? May be worth adding here this: Six-...
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Green Card Application in Northern Cyprus [on hold]

I am citizen of Turkey and working in Northern Cyprus. I want to apply for Green Card. How should i mention my country of residence? Should it be Turkey or Cyprus?
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47 minute layover at Newark, is this doable?

Searching for flights from Aruba to Ottawa, Canada using Expedia.com I run into this gem: Is this doable? Also, I read somewhere you could do US Immigration in Aruba, is this correct? (This ...
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Will my bags be checked to my final destination? [duplicate]

I have a flight from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lubbock, Texas, USA on Qatar Airways with the DFW to LBB flight on American Airlines. Will my luggage be checked through to Lubbock, or will I need to collect ...
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Visa USA Overstay [duplicate]

Are there any punishments when I stay too long in the USA? I heard of persons that they went to jail and that it took very long to get them out of the country.
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Ties to Home Country, Please Advise if I am on track [duplicate]

Please guide me on the area of the Ties to home Country. Here is what I have : a.) I work here in Nigeria, as a Solutions architect, Not married. I develop software Solutions / applications for Banks,...
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Passport Renewal before expiry

I am an Indian citizen and my passport will expire in 2021. I am planning on moving to US for my Masters in 2019, for my VISA application will I face any problems as my passport will expire before i ...
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Something weird is going on, why is google flights much cheaper?

Lately I have been looking at flights, from locations in the US to both Europe/Asia, I usually just buy on expedia for an easy life. As a curiosity I've also been using "google flights". The thing ...
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Should my mother apply in Canada for USA visitor visa?

My mother is currently in Canada on a super visa and has been granted for stay up to 2 years. My brother, doing his Master's in the USA, has his convocation and my mother and I want to attend. We have ...
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How do I find flights that avoid US airspace?

Persons on the US no-fly list are not only unable to fly to the US (obviously), but to board a flight which might enter US airspace e.g. in an emergency. Is there any way or online resource to find ...
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Is a Canadian visa necessary if I travel Europe/Toronto/Los Angeles? [duplicate]

I planned to visit USA, landing in Los Angeles from Milan. The flight has a change at Toronto, where, if possible, I won't exit the international area, and then take another flight from Toronto to ...
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If a person's passport is not stamped upon leaving the U.S., will returning be a problem?

If an Israeli citizen's passport was not stamped upon leaving the U.S. will she have a problem return to the United States?
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Can I enter the US under the VWP scheme if I'm attending a computer science conference as a student volunteer?

I will be attending a computer science conference that is taking place in the United States in November and I have been accepted as a student volunteer. The conference will run for 6 days and I will ...
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Business trip to US on B1/B2 for two weeks

I am a Chinese citizen holding B1/B2 visa which will expire in 2022. I have entered US multiple time for leisure. I am a landed immigrant in Canada and hired by a Canadian accounting firm. My firm is ...
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Are there US-oriented travel planning sites which split a route into daily chunks?

I am planning a trip next year to the South-West of the US (starting and ending in SF, with a road tour across the major attractions). There are several sites to help with the planning (notably ...
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Why does CBP put the date stamp over the visa?

Why does the US Customs & Border Protection officer sometimes stamp the date over the non-immigrant visa? Is it an error or does it means something else?
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Overstaying in the US, is it possible to go to Guam and get back to LA?

A friend has been overstaying in the US for 8 months, he has a valid tourist visa. Will he be able to go to Guam and get back to LA? Do you have to go through customs and immigration? Thank you!
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Canadian friend wants to come to USA but he's afraid he won't be admitted because he was arrested but later acquitted. Would this be a problem?

What the title says. My Canadian friend got arrested for assault and death threats, but was later acquitted of all charges in 2017. Would he have any issues entering the USA?
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How long to clear international arrival Terminal B LAX and transfer to Terminal 1?

We arrive at LAX to Terminal B at 06:40 on American Airlines and need to transfer to a domestic flight on Southwest airlines to Phoenix. My question is should I book the 09:00 domestic flight or the ...
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Programmer going for Electrical and Power Conference

Please i have some questions i want to find out few things about. I am a Programmer, but i got a conference for next year to attend in the USA and its a conference and Exhibition related to Electric ...
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How long can I extend a hotel stay? [closed]

I have a guest that wants to keep extending his stay, What are the guidelines for extending a stay in a hotel in Michigan?
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Is it possible to go back to the U.S.after overstaying as a child?

When I was 3 years old in 1998, my family and I left Mexico and went the United States with a visa. Now this visa was for 10 years but we stayed longer. We were never arrested, we always paid taxes ...
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Applying for new visa when having same visa in maiden name is considered as renewal or new Visa?

I have a valid US visa with my maiden name. My full name has changed after marriage. I have got a new passport with my new name. I have to travel and its suggested to apply for a new visa. On the new ...
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How much time does it take for the DHS TRIP letter to arrive to India? Is there any way to track it?

I had applied for DHS TRIP and they closed the case and sent me a letter but it hasn't reached me. It has now been 10 days. I actually have two addresses and dont remember which one i had put in while ...
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How do I answer the question “where do you work” at US Airport?

So I have a valid b1/b2 (visitor visa) and I've traveled multiple times to the US. I'm planning to go to the US for a vacation for a month before I head on to Canada. I have a sister in California ...
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I Applied for B1/B2 Visa for Business trip, Is it worng ? Should i apply only for B1

I Applied for B1/B2 Visa for Business trip going to US. Is it wrong ? Should I apply only for B1 and not for B1/B2?
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Deported from the US with no stamp; home country said passport was blacklisted

I was once deported from the US with no stamp on my passport. My home country said the passport was blacklisted. What does this mean? Can I still travel or get a visa on the same passport or should I ...
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What US border crossings have exit checkpoints?

The Lukeville border crossing (US-Mexico) apparently has a US exit checkpoint, which is a huge advantage for foreign visitors, as their exits need to be electronically recorded. (for those who don't ...
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French citizen visiting Canada through USA

So to explain my situation the best I can. I'm currently residing in the USA (ESTA visa) and I'm planning on moving to Canada for a week or so to do job interviews and whatnot before moving for good. ...
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Transit visa or Tourist visa for multiple US layovers

I'm Peruvian and I will be traveling to London. My outward flight has 1 stop at Miami with an 18 hour layover. My return flight has 2 stops, a 15 hour stop in New York and a 2 hour stop in Miami. ...
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VWP: How long is a short stay in Mexico with the 90 day rule?

I currently found out about this topic and it has honestly stressed me a lot. I planned a trip with my family (wife + 2 small kids), I already bought the tickets (not cheap) and now I'm afraid of ...
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Customs on Domestic Flights [duplicate]

I am flying to Dallas from Australia then will connect to New York with a domestic airplanes do I go through customs in New York again
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US visa for a remote employee

My US employer wants to fly me in for the end of the year party with coworkers. They hired me as an independent contractor years ago and this job is my main source of income. I don't live in US nor ...
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ID check, German ID and German passport rejected in Utah

My son (age 21 and a half years) and I (63) wanted to visit a bar in Utah near Salt Lake City. The first time my son was rejected because he had "only" the German ID card. O.K., no problem, we ...
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Can I travel to USA from a foreign country [duplicate]

I am a Zambian in Australia I also have a USA visa I would want to travel to USA from Australia . Is it ok or I need to fly from Zambia to USA . I have a tourist visa
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LAX to Downtown LA

I'm going to go from LAX to Downtown LA (let's say Walt Disney Concert Hall for definiteness), and I'm going to take metro since it's cheaper than the flyaway bus. I found some news (https://www.metro....
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US to UK visting multiple times without visa

I am a US citizen who is dating a UK citizen. My boyfriend attended flight school but after finishing, he moved back to the UK. I have visited the UK 3 times since he moved in January. The first time ...
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Is Tourist visa valid after applying for GC

I have applied for my mom's greencard in US in May 2018 and I applied for advance parole since she wants to travel to India (as it is going to take a couple of years atleast for the GC to come ...
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Traveling to the United States a year after getting a tourist Visa (B2) which is valid for 5 years

I have never been to the United States before. I have a relative who's been living there for long time. I decided to travel to the US and just got a US tourist Visa (B2) authorized which is valid ...
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How my visa will be stamped on my new passport [duplicate]

I have new issued passport last jan 18/18 but visa in the old one will expire on march 25, 2018. Will i renew my visa
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My Visa Grace period [duplicate]

My Visa expires on 15th oct and my flight is on 25th oct and im An J1 Student can i stay 10days in usa after my visa expires will the ask me some questions on airport? Or do i have to give immigartion ...
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Canada visitor visa proof of relationship with inviting friend

I am planning to visit Canada for about a week from US. I am in US for about 1.5 months with B1-B2 Visa. I have applied for Canada visa in visit (6 month or less) category. My friend, who is ...
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Mount Washington Cog Railway [closed]

Anyone here tried the Mt. Washington Cog Railway in New Hampshire(NH), USA? What are the advantages of taking the cog train versus driving up to the top? I am going there on Oct 14th as a part of a ...
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US B1/B2 Visa - regarding number of days of stay

I've applied for US B1/B2 Visa and scheduled an interview. I have to attend a 4-day conference but I have entered the length of stay in the US as 10 days in the DS-160 form. This is because my ...
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Can you take the “other” type of nail clipper in hand baggage?

Here are "normal" nail clippers - Here's the "other" type of nail clipper {These seem to be called "German" nail clippers, "European" nail clippers, "medical" nail clippers, "professional" nail ...
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Travelling within US without my passport [duplicate]

I am an international student from San Francisco who is travelling to Belgium to attend a conference. I have an interview scheduled with the Belgian consulate tomorrow in Los Angeles. On my return ...
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Accompanying my husband on business travel

I am a housewife not working currently but my Husband is going to travel on a Business visa to the US for three weeks from his Office sponsor next Jan. Both i and my baby close to 2 years hold a ...