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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Submission OF I-539 procedure

I and my wife want to extend our stay in the USA because of COVID-19. We are on a B2 visa. I understand if we go through the mailing process we need to pay only $(370+170). Is this true? Please ...
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What exactly was/is the difference between “Disney World” and “Disneyland”?

You'd think this would be "easy to look up", but... no. And what's with the inconsistent naming? Why isn't it "Disney Land" or "Disneyworld"? I've numerous times ...
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Does the US ban on visitors from the Schengen area/UK also extend to Puerto Rico?

March 12th 2020, US banned immigration from people who has been in the Schengen area for the past 14 days. Does this ban also apply for someone arriving from the Schengen area to Puerto Rico?
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How has COVID-19 impacted religious visas for travel to the U.S.? [closed]

How has COVID-19 travel restrictions impacted religious visas for foreign religious workers to work in the U.S.? Has it become more difficult to get religious visas in the U.S.? Or do travel ...
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How can I travel from UK to USA given current Covid-19 restrictions? [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen, in the UK, and I want to visit a relative in the USA. None of the exemptions in this proclamation apply to me. Is there any way that I can get to the USA under current Covid-19 ...
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Can I drive up to the General Sherman (sequoia tree) in a 30-foot RV and can I park it there during COVID-19 pandemic?

Can I drive up to the General Sherman (sequoia tree) in a 30-foot RV and can I park it there during COVID-19 pandemic? Looking to park while seeing the tree, not overnight. I can't find much specific ...
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Leaving the US on an H1B, after the latest 2020 suspension. Anything major I should worry about? [closed]

I'm currently on my first 3 years of H1B in the US, with the expiration date of Oct 31st in 2020. A month or so ago, my company applied for my H1B extension for another 3 years. Due to family reasons, ...
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Accompanying my wife (who is student) as a visitor

My wife is going to start her studies in the US. We are both Canadian citizens, and I'm working for a US-based company, that has an office in Canada (so it's basically registered as a Canadian company)...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country? [closed]

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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Who can enter USA now?

I am not from the banned area with B visa. However, when I buy ticket my staff of airline told me that only have B visa cannot enter USA now, even if I am not from banned area, is it correct? Do ...
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I want to get from Germany to the US, what country can I quarantine in? [duplicate]

I'm in Germany and I need to get to the US. Since I'm not a US citizen or permanent resident, I can't travel directly because of the covid-19 travel ban. I want to find a country that Isn't covered ...
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Exiting/entering the US - minor's US passport expired [duplicate]

I'm a US citizen as is my son. Due to COVID-19, I was unable to renew my son's passport. We have tickets and are supposed to travel to Spain within the next two weeks. He also has a current Spanish ...
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Where can I buy postage stamps in Manila, Philippines? And where can I go to send postcards? How much will it be?

Where can I buy a postage stamp near Paco, Manila, Philippines? What stamps will I need to send it to the US?
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EU ban on US travelers - will UK follow suit?

If the EU ban on US travelers is put into play, will the UK also follow suit or is it not known? My wife is seeking to travel from the US to the UK as we've not seen each other for nearly a year and ...
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Italian with recently expired M1 student visa wants to visit Italy & return to NYC [duplicate]

Although I had requested an extension before my visa expired I have not heard back from the government. I need to go to Italy in August, & wish to return to NYC in September. Will I be allowed to ...
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Re-entry J-1 visa under current visa ban [migrated]

US president Trump has issued a visa ban on a number of non-immigrant visa categories, put into effect as of June 24 2020. This question has to do with an individual holding a J-1 visa, currently ...
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Entry quarantine for entering the United States

I am not from the banned area. May I ask if there is any type of quarantine for entering United States? The airline said individuals subject to quarantine assessment when entering United States, what ...
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Why did the US department of state tell me UK citizen cannot enter the US after 15-day Carribean stopover? [duplicate]

I asked before whether UK citizen can enter after 15-day stopover in Bermuda and the answer seemed to be "yes." I have some critical new information that I believe justified a follow-up ...
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What kind of visa do I need? (US) [migrated]

I’m a mother with a dependent child in Canada. My daughter would love to go to a ballet school in Georgia and we have the means to go if I can find remote work there. I do plan to do work but my ...
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USA/Europe summer travel covid-19 [closed]

Problem: I am currently in an LDR. She lives in the US, I live in Switzerland. It seems that both counties do not open their borders for each other. Does someone have an idea where we could meet (Any ...
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My husband and I want to visit my sister in Canada [duplicate]

My husband and I on July 14, 2020 fly from Texas to Portland Maine, rent a car to travel to Ste Christine, Quebec, Canada to visit sister returning July 23, 2020. Will we be able to cross the border ...
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Can I (UK citizen) enter the US if I stop over for 14 days in the Caribbean?

The US travel ban says: foreign nationals who have been in any of the following countries during the past 14 days may not enter the United States. and then goes on to list Schengen, UK, Brazil, ...
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Different name in visa and passport in us pr [migrated]

My father filed a request for us pr for me and now the issue it in visa file the name is reflecting as Rajeshkumar whereas my name is Rajesh bhai Patel. So can I show a proof by attaching affidavit ...
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What is the meaning of a police car with no department or logo in the USA?

While traveling in the Southwest, I saw on two different occasions police cars that were painted all black, with no writing or logos on them. One was an older style of a police car, the other was a ...
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I don't have a green card yet. Can I travel to the Schengen countries and return to the US? [closed]

I am in process of getting my Green Card. I am having approved asylee status. Can I travel to Schengen States with this travel document and can I return back to the US safely?
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U.S. F1 visa validity time (before visiting the U.S.) [migrated]

I am an alien-student with a F1-visa stamped on my passport on 9th March 2020. The earliest admission date mentioned on my I-20 is 11th April 2020. But due to COVID-19, I never happen to depart to ...
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Restricted travel to new york? [duplicate]

I am booked to fly to New York JFK airport from Dublin, Ireland on the 2nd July, I am an Irish citizen. I am a resident of Ireland. Can I travel on that date or are restrictions in place that will ...
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B2 visa extension online for parents [closed]

My Parents are stuck in US due to COVID 19. They are on a B2 visa and their authorized stay as per I-94 is expiring on June 30, 2020 and my mothers until 30 July 2020. We are in the process of filing ...
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Travel to Portugal

I'm looking to travel to Portugal either in July or August. What is the current plan to open back up for tourism. I've read around the 15th of June. Due to Portugal starting phase 3 reopening. Just ...
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I plan on travelling to USA, I have question related to +TAX and +F/S when buying something online (particulary laptop) [closed]

So I plan buying a laptop from an online shop when I'm in USA and let's say it costs 1200$ +TAX or I even saw +F/S , so please enlighten me about what are those taxes and how is it calculated? And ...
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Are there US Customs restrictions on buying alcohol online from Spain to be shipped to USA? [closed]

Are there any USA Customs restrictions involving buying alcohol onlin (specifically two 1-liter bottles of honey rum) from Spain (the Canary Islands) to be shipped to USA (NYC)? I found an overseas ...
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Help for a first-time traveller

I'm 17 and this is the first time I fly alone. I have a single ticket that takes me from Beirut - Doha - Chicago. I land at terminal 5 in O-hare. I then have another ticket for a flight from Chicago ...
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How to pay US F-1 Visa through credit or debit card?

I am an international student from India enrolled in a US university. I have completed my Visa application and just have to pay the fees. However there is no option for credit or debit card payment. ...
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Witness in USA legal trial; what visa category

For a US legal trial if a foreign witness needs to be presented what visa category is appropriate for this? Anyone know? The witness is NOT a US citizen. The witness is not herself a victim of ...
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90-year old Peruvian citizen's US visitor status expiring soon, can she stay in the country during the Covid-19 pandemic?

My Peruvian 90-year old mother has a valid visa up to 2023. Her stay is ending June 19 of this year 2020. We feel it is not safe to go back to Peru and there is nobody who could take care of her there....
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If a US citizen shows up at the US border with no US passport, are immigration officials obligated to help them prove their identity?

(Note: this is US-specific but if other countries have similar laws it would be interesting to hear the analogous situations as well) I know that the law states that US citizens have the right to ...
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How to lawfully leave United States without a United States passport for United States citizen

The law requiring US citizens to "bear" a US passport when leaving and entering the US is the Immigration and Naturalization Act section 215, found at 8 USC § 1185, Travel control of citizens and ...
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Does applying for the Diversity Green Card lottery affect future tourist visits to the US, if you don't win? [duplicate]

I was born in Albania (but have British Citizenship). If I apply for a Green Card (through the Green Card lottery) and was unsuccessful, would I have issues later if I just wanted to travel to the US ...
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Will company deny boarding because of covid-related travel restrictions?

I am planning on traveling to the EU in the coming days, leaving from the US. I am the spouse of an EU citizen. My spouse and I will be traveling together and based on this, https://ec.europa.eu/info/...
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May an alien visa-holder enter the US from Europe?

I have an immigrant visa and I'm an immediate relative of a US resident.. I called the CBP to make sure that I can enter and he warned me not to travel through Europe because I'll have to stay in ...
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How can I obtain the audio or video recording of discussions with US immigration officers when clearing immigration after entering the US by air?

This answer mentions that some discussions with US immigration officers when clearing immigration after entering the US by air are recorded. How can one obtain these recordings?
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Is a spouse of a US permanent resident exempt from the travel ban? I am a U.K. passport holder [duplicate]

Two questions; Are spouses of permanent residents currently allowed to travel to the US? I want to get back to my husband as I do not want to be separated at the moment. If they are exempt, how do I ...
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Can I use American Airlines miles to buy a British Airways ticket?

If my uncle transfers American Airlines miles to an account I will create on AAadvantage, can I use these miles to buy a ticket from British airways?
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What do they mean by this in the UK GOV website for Transit Visas? And other questions [closed]

I need to immigrate to Boston Before JUNE 18 (the date at which my immigrant visa expires) . I have a ticket to London where I arrive at 18:30 Local time. The second ticket I'm considering to book ...
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Flights from London to the US? [closed]

I need them to be on May 23, early morning, preferably even before 10 A.M. Can anyone help me find some? I'm looking all over the web, but I can't find any. I need flights that are confirmedly ...
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Will I Need a transit Visa if I plan to fly through Heathrow UK? [duplicate]

I booked a flight to London and another separate ticket to Boston. I have an F4 immigrant visa to the US that expires on June 18. Will I need a transit visa? If y'all can't answer me, who should I ...
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US-Canada border at Blaine-White Rock

Is it possible to cross the Blaine-White Rock border on foot or bicycle? And are there tolls in either direction?
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Left/right right of turn on an intersection in USA

Having learnt how to drive in Europe, I find intersections particularly tricky in NY state in USA. I was often faced with the following situation in a intersection in which I was not sure how to ...
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Are discussions with US immigration officers audio or video recorded when clearing immigration after entering the US by air?

I'm interested in any airport, any circumstance. If recorded, I'd be interested to know for how long the records are kept.
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How did the USA airport authorities allow the Sunny Leone family to reach the USA during COVID-19 lockdown?

How did the USA airport authorities allow the Sunny Leone family to reach the USA during COVID-19 lockdown? Source

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