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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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Research for my company and travel under B1/B2 visa. Unusual case

I have very unusual situation. My current employer is going to send me to USA in few days to perform "kind of research" and i'm going to travel during my free time. Let me describe that "research". ...
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What countries in the Schengen area accept US travel document (form I-571)

I'm planning a trip to Europe this summer (Italy, Spain and Portugal) and will be using my travel document (Form I-571) that I have based on asylum from Syria. I had a visa appointment at the Spanish ...
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If I have two consecutive J-1 visas that overlap, would I need to leave the US and come back?

I have two internships in the US that are 16 weeks each. The first one is from early May to the last week of August. The second one is from the first week of September to late December. There is a ...
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Missing biometric info from US Passport

My daughter has the US Global Entry but since we have obtained a passport for her as a baby she's missing biometric information. How does one go about getting the passport with the biometric ...
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German citizen, US LLC, living in Germany: Can I use an VWP?

So: I am a German citizen with no US visa status I am one of two members of an US LLC (the other member is US citizen) I am getting paid in the form of member distributions in USD My questions are: ...
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Must US-issued enhanced driver licenses have a full middle name?

I understand that a US-issued enhanced driver license (or ID card) is a special form of REAL ID. The difference from regular REAL ID is the holder not only had to prove legal presence in the US, but ...
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UK visa Upgrade from normal to Premium Service

As per the recent suspension of biometrics enrolment for UK visas at US Application Support Centres, I wanted to upgrade from normal to premium service to use the New York Premium Application Centre. ...
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German Schengen business visa for H1B holder with expired US visa

I am an Indian citizen working in the US on H1B with an approved I797 till May 2021. But Visa stamping on my Passport expired in Aug-2018. I am planning to apply for a German visa (Schengen Single ...
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Bypass six month passport-validity rule when already in country

Two of my family just arrived at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru (from the U.S.) for a vacation (tourism), but one of them has a passport that expires in two months. Peru follows ...
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Do you need to update form DS-160 if you visit the US once again after making a visa appointment?

A friend of mine is extending their US B1/B2 visa. He filled out form DS-160 which among other things asks about the last 5 visits to the US. Now he is going to travel to the US once again in the time ...
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Checking luggage for minor I'm not traveling with

My parents are flying through my local airport and my 5 year old daughter is joining them on their journey from there. My parents and daughter have their itineraries "connected". I'll be checking ...
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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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Can I still travel to the United States with a valid B1/B2 visa on my Syrian passport?

I am a Syrian citizen. I want to visit my brother in the United States. Can I travel there with an existing, valid B1/B2 visa in my Syrian passport, after latest travel ban Presidential Proclamation ...
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Venezuelan Passport

My venezuelan passport expires on July 2019. I would like to ask for an extension to my tourist stay. is the US accepting affidavits for expired Venezuelan passports as other countries: Canada, Peru, ...
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Primary occupation for the US visa - student or full-time employee?, I'm both

I have been a full-time software developer working for a private company for the last 2.8 years, I'm also a college student in the middle of an academic grading term (I study at night). I'm filing DS-...
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USA Visa Schedule for Spouse Only

My wife and I applied for US Visa in March 2019. For that, we filed DS-160 on https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/, created profile on https://cgifederal.secure.force.com/?language=English&country=...
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Error in name on passport and visa

My passport had an error where my first name is blank and my last name has been mistakenly printed as "Actual_First_Name Actual_Last_Name". When I went for my B1/B2 visa interview, I was asked by my ...
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Re-enter USA, forgot I797

I’m on the H1b visa. Currently traveling internationally but heading back to the USA in the next couple of days. I’ve forgotten my form I797 but have access to a photocopy, and of course I have my ...
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Which drivers license to use in the EU

My wife is going to rent a car in Switzerland and will be driving through France. She is a French citizen and has a French license, but she has a green card and a US license also. She is residing ...
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Russian mom traveling from US to Russian Federation with little kid

Good day, I´m Russian and I live in Ecuador, South America. I´ll be traveling from US to Russian Federation with my Ecuadorian 3 years old kid, but without my husband, please What documents I need to ...
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Are medical prescriptions for medical imaging or physiotherapy sessions written by physicians located outside the United States recognized in the US?

Are medical prescriptions written by physicians located outside the United States recognized in the United States? I'm interested in medical imaging (e.g., MRI or x-ray) and physiotherapy sessions. ...
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Grasshopper on International Sim Cards

Will IP Phone Software Services such as Grasshopper or the like, function with an international Sim Card and no phone number (except the international Number)? We jump from country to country ...
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I traveled to the USA with an ESTA and left after 30 days but it is showing that I am still in the USA

I have left the USA but just got an email that saying I have not left. I also checked the https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/ and it shows that I am still in the USA. Also checked my British passport and it was ...
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Is it recommended to fill the “Online Presence” in the online ESTA application?

The ESTA application has an "Online Presence" optional field, where one can provide his identifiers for various websites (example: Facebook, Instagram,...). As the field is optional, I decided to not ...
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Arriving one day before the “annotation” date on a US Visa

I recently obtained a US visa (B1/B2) for a week-long vacation. The visa is valid for 3 months, and this fully covers my week-long travel. However, there is an "Annotation" field on the visa that ...
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Spouse and me applying from different country for US visa

We are a couple living in different countries and are planning to visit the US. It’s not clear anywhere in the form where we can state that we will be in the US together apart from the travel ...
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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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Can I use MPC when entering the USA with a travel visa?

I am a Canadian national with a TN-1 visa to work in the USA. The lines at passport control are always a huge pain. I want to use the Mobile Passport Control app to bypass the line. It says that ...
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Visa denial under section 214(B)

I applied for a B1/b2 visa for a clinical elective. I'm a medical student I still have 1 year to finish university, I live with one of my parents and I have a sick brother who I take care of… in the ...
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Family 2 adults and 3 children visiting Yellowstone National Park

I am starting to plan a trip to the USA, there are 5 things I would like to see, the distances are not like Europe, everything seems to be so far from each other. In order to ask an objective ...
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Is it mandatory to club all DS160's?

Below is my situation. I am on H1B in US. While I was processing H1B for me I had processed H4 for my kid and it was approved. But, she couldn't come with me and that petition is expired now. I got a ...
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Booking Disney World in Orlando tickets online

I am from Buenos Aires Argentina and I am planning my next vacation to Disney World Orlando. I am trying to do my hotel reservation and buy my tickets for the parks. I have a Disney account in the ...
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Do i have to pay visa fees again for a new DS 160 form?

When i arrive at the embassy, i was told that i have not completed my DS 160 form. I returned home and tried to complete it but i could not retrieve the file from the internet. I have completed ...
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Traveling to Mexico via land - problem when coming back to the US?

Had planned a flight to Indonesia out of US, but plans changed and we gone to mexico instead. But I heard that when you go to mexico by land it doesn't tells the US border system that you left the ...
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Got the visa but passport is still stuck at the US Embassy

I appeared for an H1B visa interview at the Mumbai Consulate and was granted a visa. However it’s been over a week and my passport is not available for pickup. I have tried to contact the consulate ...
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B1 Visa Status - Refused

My B1 visa status is showing as refused but passport status is showing as your passport is still with US Embassy/Consulate. Though Visa Officer returned by passport after the interview. He has not ...
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Renewing my Indian passport in India as an NRI

I hold an Indian passport that's due to expire on 20th of January 2019. I've come on a vacation to India now (Dec 2018). I haven't visited India for a year and a half until now, so officially, I am ...
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Reschedule US Visa consular interview appointment after OFC appointment already completed

I have a consular US Visa interview on 7th December. I already had my OFC appointment for biometrics in late November which I attended. Now when I login to ustraveldocs.com and wish to reschedule my ...
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TTP (Nexus) times for parents vs. kids

I recently registered my family for the Nexus program - me, my wife (registered herself), and our two kids (I registered both). This was back in late August. The delay for conditional approval at the ...
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Shouldn't my insurance cover my trip interruption?

I was scheduled to fly on Delta flight 489 out of JFK on August 11th and, after sitting on the tarmac for 8 hours, the flight was cancelled due to weather conditions. No other flights were available ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Applied for UK Visa in the US: Decision made but not shipped

I was hoping to travel to the UK on Wednesday, September 26, and applied for a general visit visa (since I'm an Indian citizen on a student visa in the US), and paid for the expedited 5-day processing....
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Visiting US for business purpose, can trip expenses be reimbursed on US bank account?

I have an American bank account because I was under a student visa working for a US company last year. Then I came back to France and continued working for this company through a PEO. (i.e. I'm ...
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How do I update my family application for a B1/B2?

How can I update the application id for my family? I used an unsubmitted application id to schedule an interview for a B1/B2 visa. Now i am unable to retrieve the ones used to schedule the interview. ...
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Will getting refused for a US B2 Tourist Visa complicate one's travels to another country?

I haven't tried applying for a US B2 Tourist Visa yet as my case is slightly complicated, as I'm not flying back to my home country but instead, I'm flying to a third country to further my studies as ...
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My first ever application for visa got denied under section 214(b)

I am doing my 1st year Master's degree in Biotechnology. I got selected for the Khorana Program for Scholars conducted by Indo-U.S. Science and technology forum, to do a 3 months internship at a U.S. ...
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UK Embassy timing

I am looking to travel to the UK in June. I was looking to see what were the interview timing hours in the New York embassy. Does anyone know the timing?
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Is ashwagandha (ginseng) allowed in the UK and US?

Ashwagandha (Indian ginseng) is a herbal product I regularly use. I will be travelling (only transiting) via London and then USA on my way to Peru soon. Does anyone know if this is banned/illegal in ...