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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I am a Canadian citizen. Do I need a return ticket if I am travelling to the US on a holiday? We plan to stay for 6 weeks [duplicate]

wondering if I need to show a return ticket at the Us border. am a Canadian citizen travelling to Us for a 6 week holiday in Phoenix Arizona
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Can I arrive in the US at a different location than the visa the invitation? [duplicate]

I have a cousin living in California who invited me to visit them. I used their address and contact details for the visa process and everything went smoothly. I will fly to Canada first and then I ...
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Is my ESTA still valid though I've mislaid it?

I have mislaid my esta, I want to enquire if I still have a valid esta for entry into USA feb 2020
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Can I bring a full sized tower PC onto an airplane as a carry-on without packing it?

I had driven down to Florida from Pennsylvania and brought my desktop with me as I built it, and wasn't gonna be down here for a month without it. Long story short, my transmission blew before I was ...
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Will a B1/B2 Visa Refusal affect ESTA?

I was found ineligible for B1 / B2 under Section 214(b) of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act. Will this in any way affect my eligibility to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver ...
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How far in advance can one book a NEXUS appointment at Pierre Trudeau Intl. Airport?

Recently "conditionally approved" for a NEXUS card. Flying into Montreal in several months and hoping to conduct the interview during my stay, yet the Trusted Traveler Program site indicates no ...
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Is America the Beautiful Pass sold at Cabrillo National Monument?

Here is a list of federal recreational areas where interagency passes are issued. It mentions Cabrillo National Monument. Here's a picture of Cabrillo National Monument Fee Station from Google Maps: ...
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How to defer jury duty in USA that may conflict with a scheduled trip? [closed]

My fiancee and I are in a long-distance relationship and have not seen each other since August 2019. She has flights booked to the UK from Dec. 26 2019 to Jan. 18 2020 flying in from USA. She ...
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Is it possible to get a prescription in the United States while abroad using an online medical service?

I'm going to travel to the U.S as a tourist and I take a prescription medication that cannot be stopped, due to the complications and risk of not being allowed to get the medication into the country, ...
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Can I obtain a new ESTA whilst I still have a valid one?

I visited the USA earlier this year for 6 weeks. I intend to go back next year on the same ESTA visa in March for another 6 weeks to search for a job. This would bring me to the full length of the ...
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Monthly income in US Visa application DS-160

I'm applying for B1/B2 visa. In DS-160, it asks for Monthly Salary in Local Currency (if employed) However it doesn't mention anywhere if this should be gross (before tax deductions) or net (...
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How to get a B1/B2 Visa in a third country as a Cameroonian?

Please, I need clarification. I read something about Third country visa application. Can I apply for US visas from any West African nation? I am going on a West African tour to about 5 different ...
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Prepaid SIM for a week in the USA

I'm looking for the cheapest possible plan, that will allow me to receive calls and will have a small amount of data, 1gb max. All the prepaid plans I found seem to be at least 30$+taxes. Where i ...
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What's the best and fastest way to bring my Syrian fiance who lives and works in Poland to the United States? ( I'm a US citizen) [migrated]

I'm a US citizen (29) and I met my Syrian fiance (31) years ago when we were at school in Syria. After the war, we had to split up - He now lives and works in Poland for a large technology company ...
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Visa in Passport is expired, my i-20 is valid and I am changing levels from Bachelors to Masters. Will Automatic Re-validation rule apply to me?

I entered into USA on my f1 in 2014 and have been in good standing ever since. The visa stamp on my passport has been expired for the past year and I have been able to travel to Canada from time to ...
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U.S visitor visa for Indian citizens [closed]

I have a visitor visa for both Canada and USA which is valid for 10 years. I came to USA for 5 months and then went to Canada and re-entered USA for 5 months and left to Canada again. How many times ...
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How did the US Transit Without a Visa program work before 9/11?

According to a comment by @ZachLipton: I believe the US used to allow transits without visas in certain circumstances (and a similar program called international-to-international) for people who ...
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Clarify if new DS-160 is needed if change venue from London to Belfast after transmitting

On the Belfast FAQs PDF (https://photos.state.gov/libraries/unitedkingdom/164203/pdf/Belfast-FAQs-2015.pdf) it says: I selected "England, London" as the processing location on my DS-160 visa ...
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Job seeking in USA with ESTA [duplicate]

Despite the fact that the following matter has been brought up several times already, I would like to have confirmation as it is not so clear. My situation is the following: I am looking for openings ...
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Baggage Allowance to South Africa [closed]

How many bags + weight per suitcase am I allowed to check in from the U.S to South Africa on economy class as well as carry on bag allowance. Your baggage allowance section does not specify/ is not ...
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Daily tipping hotel staff in coins (US)

I'm in the US for a business trip in a period of one week. In my first day (Sunday) I left the room very late, and thought there would be no room service so the room was very messy from my arrival, ...
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Where to declare goods when using Global Entry in US preclearance at Dublin?

I recently took a flight from Dublin (DUB) to the US, and so I went through US immigration and customs preclearance in Dublin. I have Global Entry and used the automated kiosk. I realized afterwards ...
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Does TSA Precheck work when US citizens are exiting the US on a registered foreign passport?

I have Global Entry via my United States citizenship. During the application, they asked me to declare all foreign citizenships I have and to take those passports with me to the interview (where they ...
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Visa Refusal, Planning on trying again [closed]

I have been refused visas for the US B1/B2 once. Now i want to try again. I am not married but i am in Civil Union for 2 years I have 2 jobs (One Remote for the US and one Onsite where I work for a ...
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Are there any big junkyards near Indianapolis?

Are there any big (and preferably abandoned) junkyards near Indianapolis, IN or Bloomington, IN? I'm looking for something like this (not necessarily that big): My research in Google and on Google ...
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Indian passport validity, returning to US with valid Green Card

I am travelling to India on Dec 4, 2019 with an Indian passport that is valid until April 04, 2020. I shall be returning to the United States on Jan 13 with a valid Green Card. Will there be any ...
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need for japan transit visa [duplicate]

I am a Filipino citizen and is scheduled to go to the US on January 2020 . My brother from Canada booked me a ticket via Japan airlines. However , my itinerary is Manila -Haneda and Narita - US. This ...
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Getting around and parking in Bryce Canyon when the shuttle is not operating

This page seems to imply that there is no shuttle service in Bryce in December. So I assume the only way to get to trailheads for a group of people is by car. However, I was unable to find any ...
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Entering Zion by shuttle vs. by car for a group of 5 people

I'm reading about the Shuttle System in Zion. As far as I understand, there are two types of shuttles. The first one gets you from Springdale to Zion Park Fee Collection Office, and the second ...
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If Wall Street (in Bryce Canyon) is closed, can I still hike Queens Garden & Navajo Combination?

This page says: Wall Street and the Rim Trail from Bryce Point to Inspiration Point have closed for the winter season. All other front country trails remain open. Fairyland Point Road and Paria ...
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How to travel between points in Grand Canyon when there is no shuttle?

If one goes on a loop hike South Kaibab - Bright Angel Campground - Indian Garden - South Rim or even takes Rim Trail in the wintertime when the shuttles are not operating, how do they return to their ...
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Is Grand Canyon Rim Trail longer than 5.4 mi?

Different sources give different length of the Grand Canyon Rim Trail. This website states that the distance of the Grand Canyon Rim Trail is 5.4 miles. This document says that the trail length is ...
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Visa processing for attending company conference at US while working remotely from Bangladesh

I work for a US software company remotely from Bangladesh and my employer wants me to join a conference with a partner company investing in our company. My employer booked air-tickets, hotel ...
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Can I bring one wooden chopping board into USA in checked in bag?

I have ordered one Teak wood chopping board in India and planning to take that to the US. Will I be able to take that in checked-in luggage into the US? It should be of the size 15-inch x 15 inches. ...
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If I get a new passport after visiting DPRK having a DPRK Visa and Passport stamp, will I have trouble at US immigration? [duplicate]

If I get a new passport after claiming my old one as lost, will US immigration know where I've been even though I have a new passport (which doesnt have the DPRK visa and passport stamp)
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Applying for a H2A visa outside of country of origin [closed]

I'm from the UK. currently in the states on H2A visa and I am travelling to new Zealand on a working holiday visa for a few months. My question is, as a British citizen will I be able to visit an ...
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DS 160 Have you traveled to any countries/regions within the last five years?

I am in US and filing for extension from Mexico so filling up DS 160. While filling the DS 160 I came across the question "Have you traveled to any countries/regions within the last five years?" My ...
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What is “Premium Regional” fare for MTS Compass Card?

From this page (also this page): Adult 1-Day Pass $6 /$12 Premium Regional What does "Premium Regional" stand for, and how is the premium regional fare different from the standard fare?
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Loading a 1-day pass to a compass card online

Is there a way to load a 1-day pass to an existing compass card online? When I put in my compass card number here, I get the following: There is no option "Adult 1-Day Pass". So is it only possible ...
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CBP Global Entry/SENTRI interviewing procedures for applicants with ASD?

My family have just received conditional approval for SENTRI, and now are looking at booking our interviews. I am aware that children under 18 are interviewed with a parent present, however one of ...
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Is there a known problem with ESTA form online?passport validity? [duplicate]

I have a passport which was issued on Oct 26, 2011 and expires on Jul 26, 2022. Therefore it is valid for 10 years and 9 months. I am applying for an ESTA, but the website won't let me progress as it ...
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Can I use the hotel shuttles between McCarran Airport and the Strip without a hotel booking?

There appear to be many free hotel shuttles between McCarran International Airport and the Strip or the downtown. If I don't book a hotel, can I still use the shuttles? Can I also get back from some ...
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Does eTA allow me to exit and re-enter Canada?

I'm an exchange student, and I'm staying in Ontario, Canada for a semester (from September to December). I'd like to visit the US by bus and come back, and I'm aware of ESTA (which to me is just the ...
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Is there a trans atlantic cruise from U.S east coast to italy that allows for a 2 week stay and return trip?

I am looking for a way to travel from Maryland to the west coast of italy perhaps along montalto marina or a destination near Umbria that would allow me to visit Hotelito Eremito Del Alma for a 2 week ...
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I-94: a half an hour overstay

My I-94 expiry date was as of yesterday and I crossed a border between Canada and USA today at 0:30. I entered Canada from USA by land (I’m Canadian PR). My trip records obviously show that I’ve left ...
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Global Entry and documents with name mismatch?

I am a US permanent resident interested in applying for Global Entry. There is a typographical error in my Green Card (it mistakenly includes middle name which i don't really have). My application to ...
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What would happen if told border patrol that my boyfriend was unemployed?

My boyfriend is coming in 6 days from Australia on the Visa Waiver Program. He just finished college and is going to get a job most likely painting/ painting apprentice as that's what he went to ...
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When entering the United States as a permanent resident and with Global Entry, does the US immigration agent stamp one's passport?

When entering the United States as a permanent resident and with Global Entry, does the US immigration agent stamp one's passport?
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Getting a US tourist visa with wife while holding an F1 visa

I have my brother in Malawi. He went to the U.S.A. four years ago on an F1 visa. He then changed university after 6 month but the new university closed. He remained in the U.S.A. for 2 more years ...
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Will I put my US visa chance in risk if I make a (funny) website about the President tweets? [closed]

I have made a website which shows the President Trump's tweets along with some funny stickers (just funny, not rude!). I was wondering publishing that website and put a link on my portfolio to ...