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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Is there a website or tool that allows tracking of US state lines crossed?

http://www.mob-rule.com/ allows a user to track the US counties they have traveled to and produces a nice map of the results. I have a traveling goal of crossing all the US state land borders. For ...
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Can non-US-citizen travelers from China transit through the US right now despite COVID/Coronavirus?

I know the US has a general entry ban right now. 2 of my Canadian friends need to return to Canada from China, and they're wondering if they can take a connecting flight through the US. I believe this ...
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Traveling to USA as a visa-free country citizen with valid B1/B2 visa in my passport - what line to choose?

I was in the USA about half a year before Poland was accepted for visa-free travel. Thus, I have a valid B1/B2 visa in my passport, and it'll be valid for quite a few years. On the airport, I remember ...
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US to Greece during Covid-19

I bought a ticket with Turkish Airlines during February for early-July to travel to Greece from the US. The booking has since been cancelled over 4 times and I have rescheduled it for a later date ...
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When I enter the US, should I show my old or new passport to the US immigration? Or does the US immigration only look at my US green card?

I am a French citizen domiciled in California and with US permanent residency (US green card). I exited the US using my French passport, and and got a new French passport when outside the US (because ...
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What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by Covid-19?

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 SARS-Cov2, the virus which causes the Covid-...
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Traveling from India to US on B1/B2 visa during Covid? [duplicate]

One of my friends is currently in India and holds a B1 and a B2 visa. She has to enter USA for giving a medical licensing exam (can only be given in person). She is worried that she might not be let ...
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What exactly was/is the difference between “Disney World” and “Disneyland”? [closed]

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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Best route to reach the United States from a Schengen Country [duplicate]

I need to reach the United States from a Schengen Country (I am an Italian Citizen), but as you may know, President Trump has issued a travel ban preventing to enter the US to those who have been in ...
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Renewing my Passport

I am currently in the USA, locked down do to the Covid-19 pandemic. I am from the Philippines, my Passport will expire in August. Do I have to renew my Philippines Passport before I can travel back to ...
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What does this sticker on the back of my passport mean?

I am currently travelling in the USA and when checking in on the boarding flight to enter the country, the security personnel attached a small yellow-white sticker to my passport (see a somewhat ...
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Submission OF I-539 procedure

My wife and I want to extend our stay in the USA because of COVID-19. We are currently on B2 visas. I think that if we file online, we will each have to pay the $370 application fee and $85 biometrics ...
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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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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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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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How do you know if Americans genuinely/literally mean what they say?

I have come across a few situations when an American will say something like "We should have lunch some time" or "Let's have lunch some time." Or "you should come down to visit me in D.C. (or Miami or ...
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Is there a route that would allow travel to the US from the UK or Schengen area, given the US travel ban?

I'm a European citizen living in the US on a work visa. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, I need to urgently visit my home country. However I would like to get back to the US after my visit is ...
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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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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 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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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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How to retrieve the DS-160 application number after closing the browser window?

Due to time out, my application exited without completion. I failed in retrieving the application because my surname is only 4 letters. Since I already made the payment with the ID no. of the ...
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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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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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How to call a number from another country while I'm in another country myself?

Here's the situtation: there's a team meeting coming, situated in the US. I'm from Brazil and wish to call a coworker from Pakistan arriving there. My number is +55... and his is +92... Is there any ...
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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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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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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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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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Renewing passport from abroad, can I enter US with visa and canceled passport?

We are New Zealand citizens, live in Mexico and travel to the US regularly. We have SENTRI and B1/B2 Visitor Visas for the US. Some of our passports expire later this year, and the NZ Passport ...
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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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How can I (US Citizen) bring my girlfriend (UK Citizen) back to the US with me under lockdown?

Just called the government. They said we have to be married. We are not married. Might get married as long as we could get divorced right after. Apparently some county clerks are doing virtual ...
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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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Power Adapter for Traveling to Scotland (I live in the US)

I live in the US, and will be traveling to Scotland. I will need to charge my laptop and phone (macbook and iPhone if it matters) while I am there, and I have been receiving some mixed advice about ...
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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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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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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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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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If I change my name in the UK, and visit the US again on an ESTA, will I have issues?

I'm currently known as John A, my passport and current ESTA is in this name. My ESTA is due to expire this month. I'm back in the UK now and I plan to change my name to John B. I will get a new ...
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In US rental car terms and conditions, what exactly is a “regularly maintained road?”

Many rental car companies have terms and conditions such as Hertz: Generally, Hertz vehicles, including 4-wheel drives, are to be operated only on regularly maintained roads. Off-road use is a ...
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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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