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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Continental US Air Routes that Require More than 2 Stops?

I am attempting to find a city pair in the lower 48 states of the US that requires more than 2 stops to fly between. Does such a city pair exist, and is there a search engine that would allow me to ...
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I130 rejection before 2010, applying for canada TRV now

i had an I130 rejection before 2010 to the USA (I130 is my sister sponsoring me and my dad and mom to go to the USA and get a green card) I need to include the reason for rejection right? well i have ...
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Lottery visa my wife [closed]

My wife was born in Cameroon being the principle applicant. We win the lottery visa. Nationalise in Nigeria. Am a nigerian born I nigeria. Both of us has nigeria passport. Can trump travel ban ...
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Can I enter the USA with a naturalization certificate and foreign passport?

I do have my oath ceremony scheduled for February 27th,2020 early morning I know that I will surrender my green card and get my naturalization certificate. my problem is next day on 28th i am ...
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Traveling to the USA on ESTA after being in Syria

I have a situation here and I do not know what would be the best approach. I have dual nationality, French and British. I have travelled to Syria (but not by plane), I took a car overland from ...
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Travel within EU as UK/USA dual citizen [duplicate]

I need to travel from Spain to UK and return on my US passport. Is there a reason I cannot do this? Thanks.
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US visa renewal, not asked for documents

Just renewed my expired 10 year US visa but the consular officer didn’t not ask for my documents. They kept my passport and gave me a piece of paper with information on how I would get the passport ...
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Import of commercial merchandise into the USA in a checked luggage

I will be travelling from overseas and I want to bring a batch of cosmetics products into the US for resale. Estimated value of it is $2000. It will be packed in a regular checked luggage. Will I ...
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US Travel Visa on Expired PRC Passport used with Hong Kong Passport

I am a Chinese national but now a permanent resident of Hong Kong. My Chinese PRC passport is expired, but it still has a valid U.S. travel visa. Can I enter the U.S. with a Hong Kong Passport using ...
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Will a Feb 2nd transit in Shanghai prevent US entry in April? [closed]

I am a Canadian passport holder,would I be allowed to enter US since my passport has China stamp from Feb 2, 2020. I had a flight that transited in Shanghai. And this April 2020 I have travel plan to ...
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I'm from the UK and think I might have overstayed in the USA [closed]

I am going to the usa in April and ive applied for a esta visa though the waiver programme and got it approved but what im concerned about is around 12-13 years ago i think i might have over stayed ...
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Not displaying 2nd nationality while applying for ESTA

Is it possible that US DHS denies an entry to a passport holder eligible to enter the US with ESTA if he doesn't submit his other nationality on the online format? I mean, It may depend on the context ...
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US Visa rejection remedial steps [closed]

My visitor (B1-B2) visa application was rejected in Jan 2019 and I am applying for student visa (F1) in July 2020. I am worried if past rejections will negatively influence upcoming visa interview. ...
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Traveling on a tourist visa to the US while studying remotely at a US school

I am in a similar situation to the many previous questions on this topic, except that I am studying remotely for a college based in the US, and not working. The school is an accredited, degree-...
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UK citizen, UK company, Can I use an ESTA for a short period work in the US for me and my employees/sub-contractors?

we work in Construction/Refurbishment/Bespoke Furniture supply. Uk company, Italian client willing to do some works (no longer than 2/3 weeks each, in different times) in their US stores. Do i have ...
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Going to Mexico and back to the US with a Chinese citizen

I am American and my girlfriend is a Chinese citizen who lives in the US. However, we were both in China in December and January (leaving on January 2nd, 2020) in areas that were unaffected by COVID-...
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Information on train travel across the USA [closed]

I am interested in taking the train from seattle to new york. How long would it take? How much would it cost for a sleeping compartment?
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Rejected Twice for US B1-B2 Visa [duplicate]

My US visa b1/b2 got rejected for the second time under 214 (b). I hold Indian passport, living in KSA for 3 years as resident (Doctor). Since i want to attend a conference in US which will be held ...
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I was deported and my ban period ends this year, will I be able to return to the US?

I got deported because I worked illegally in the States and they banned me for 5 years. This period ends later this year and I'd like to go back and visit my friends. Will they let me? What type of ...
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Entering the US with ESTA Visa waiver program with a one way flight and a bus ticket to Mexico

If I enter the US under the ESTA Visa waiver program with a one way flight from Europe to the US and a bus ticket to Mexico can I get in trouble? What are the minimum requirements? I saw this but it ...
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Booking lodging along the west coast of USA

My girlfriend and I are planning to travel down the west coast of USA for a few weeks in the spring (late April to May). We've heard in Europe you almost have to book lodging ahead of time otherwise ...
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Can I travel on my valid US A2 visa [closed]

I have a valid A2 visa. Can I travel back to the US on the same visa for the same purpose?
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What am I supposed to do if pulled over by a police officer in the US and I can't roll down my car's windows?

What am I supposed to do if pulled over by a police officer in the US and for some reason I can't roll down my car's windows? On pretty much all websites I have seen so far they indicate one must not ...
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Where to store passport during day trip in foreign country [closed]

In the USA, what would be the best practice to keep my passport safe when I go e.g. to the beach for a day trip? I'm worried that I might easily lose it on the beach (Solo traveller). On the other ...
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US Canada Border Immigration on Amtrak Train

I am on H1 visa living in Seattle and planning to go for some vacation to Vancouver by Amtrak train. I have few questions regarding immigration happening. Where would it happen at Canada Side, ...
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How can I tell if old US currency is usable? [closed]

I have American bill notes. I don't know if I still can use it or not. How can I find out?
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Can I travel outside US if my visa expires in 6 months?

My current H1B Visa is stamped till Aug 2020. And if I travel outside the US in the coming months, will it be a problem? I have a trip planned in March 2020 to Europe for a week. Any suggestions ...
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Maiden name in my passport and visa but married name in my documentation [closed]

I hope someone can clear up my mind. I got a passport just last month in my maiden name. I want to get visa also using my maiden. Is it possible to get my visa even if all of my supporting ...
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Are there luxury tourist train excursions in the USA?

In various countries around the world, tourists can book luxury train excursions. Those typically run only several times per year, use heritage carriages, are far more expensive than regular trains, ...
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Can I also get a VISA if I already succesfully applied for an ESTA?

So I already posted something about this but I rather be on the safe side, hence this post. Have a valid ESTA which has been approved in January 2020. My dad is Iranian, but I don't have any ties ...
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Is there a way to stay for more than 90 days under the US Visa Waiver Program?

My sister will be in USA for 100 days with Visa Waiver. Is there a way that she can travel to another country and enter the USA again, so as not to contravene the 90 day limit of Visa Waiver?
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Can you check into a hotel room under someone else's name?

I was planning on going on a trip with a friend and booked a room in the hotel under the assumption that we'd be sharing the room. But now it looks like I won't be able to go on the trip. Can they ...
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Can I get an ESTA if my father is from Iran? [duplicate]

I have a question about my trip to the USA. I was born in the Netherlands and never changed citizenship. I've never had another passport than the Dutch one and I have never visited Iran nor lived ...
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Filling in ESTA Application - Country of Birth where I was born abroad but on sovereign territory

I'm currently in the process of filling in the ESTA form for a holiday in America. The section "Country of Birth" is required; I was born in Germany, but to British parents on a British RAF base, and ...
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Should US and Schengen visa be stamped in the new passport reissue?

I am an Indian citizen holding an Indian passport. I went to VFS to apply for a Schengen visa, and they noticed that the passport cover is coming off. I did not notice properly when they noticed if ...
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My US visa is damaged as the passport authority clipped the corners of the old passport

It written clearly on the website, in the case of the passport authority clipping the corners of the old passport, you visa is damaged. It is bit unfortunate as it was valid for five years, what I ...
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Why do Transit Systems in the US Rarely Accept Direct Credit/Debit Card Payments

In my experience in the US, it is extremely rare to find transit systems (especially buses) that take credit card payments on board. For example, you cannot simply walk onto a bus holding a credit ...
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Does Kakao debit card work in the US and Canada?

This might be a bit of a long shot, but hopefully someone here will know. I currently am scheduled to travel the US and Canada for around three weeks. I don’t have any credit cards in my name, but I ...
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Does the U.S. novel coronavirus ban affect those who've been to areas claimed by China but administered by India?

Per What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by novel coronavirus? (emphasis added): The 14-day rule does not apply the Special ...
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Are there any advantages of buying Ventra ticket/card over using a contactless credit card (in Chicago)?

As far as I understand, one can use contactless credit cards for riding buses and subway in Chicago, and the fares are the same. Are there any advantages of buying Ventra ticket/card over using a ...
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Visa refusal for 6 times [duplicate]

I'm in US and trying B2 visa for my mother from India but got rejected for serval times(6). I tried for 4 times in 2017 back to back with in 2 months period. Than I tried 2 times for last 2 years. But ...
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Trying to help someone get back into the USA [duplicate]

If they are needing to get back into USA is an eBay card actually helping them or is it a scam
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Hozomeen border formalities

The only way to reach the Hozomeen Campground in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area (Washington) by vehicle is from Canada, but there is no corresponding Port of Entry on the CBP list. This is ...
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Visa for getting sweat equity in US company? [migrated]

I'm an Indian citizen residing in India. Right now I don't have any US visa. I've worked with a US citizen(residing in US) to develop a software product. Now we are in a position to establish the ...
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Leaving US with a good record [closed]

Recently, I had my asylum court hearing and I was refused asylum status. My attorney recommended appealing but I want something concrete i.e. papers and future. Appealing unfortunately would give me ...
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I want to know if i am banned from entering USA for life

In 2007,when i was a student from Nigeria, unknowingly to me a friend used someones credit card to pay for conference for me. I was then refused,ever since then i have always been refused a USA visa. ...
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What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by novel coronavirus?

This community wiki explains the current restrictions by the United States of America on the entry of individuals who may pose a risk of transmission of the novel coronavirus discovered recently in ...
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How can I retrieve the confirmation ID for a US visa application appointment? [closed]

I submitted and booked a visa appointment but accidentally lost my appointment ID, and I need to change my appointment date. Is there a way to retrieve my appointment confirmation ID (not the bar code ...
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Can I use tax statements and credit card statements as proof of funds for my MVV visa to the Netherlands?

I’m 18 and moving to the Netherlands in August with a student visa. I just got accepted into the school I wanted to go to, but I’m concerned about the financial aspect. Both my parents make a stable ...
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What are the rules around intersections with flashing lights?

I will be travelling to the USA (from the UK) and renting a car. I have been looking into the various traffic laws and rules, signage etc. as well as potential routes to take for the journey, and I ...

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