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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Can US citizen transit in Schiphol enroute to UK? (two questions)

My US wife obtained spouse visa for UK however flights to Manchester, UK from Detroit seem to transit in Amsterdam. Can my US wife transit Amsterdam enroute to UK? Information on US.gov seems to just ...
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Can I travel to US from India in Dec 2020 on B1/B2 Visa? [duplicate]

I and my wife have a valid B1/B2 US visa. We intend to travel to US from India in the first week of December 2020 to attend my brothers wedding. Under the current Covid condition, I am not clear on ...
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Looking for flight info from April 2020 through Frontier [duplicate]

I am trying to find flight details regarding flight #1044 through Frontier Airlines that would have taken off 4/28/2020. Frontier's website only goes back 3 days. Is there another free site where I ...
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US visa has a different DOB from the passport

Hi I have had a us visa for a few years and have only recently travelled for work purposes and back again a few times for a couple of years now. The problem is that I didn't start to use the visa ...
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I-539 Visa Extension Question

My husband is an American citizen, we filled the I-130 in May 2020. I came to visit him in March using my tourism visa. However, I was supposed to return in April to Colombia (my home country) but ...
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Will US Customs and Border Protection allow my girlfriend (UK Citizen) to come help me recover from surgery (covid-19)?

Earlier this year she did a 14-day layover in Bermuda to travel from the UK to the US and that worked fine. She wants to come back in November to help me recover from surgery. I have a letter from the ...
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Can I transit through the USA as citizen of a Schengen State during COVID-19?

I'm planning on traveling to Nicaragua and most flights are transferring through the United States, but as I have read citizens of the Schengen States can't enter the US unless they have been out of ...
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When an individual enters the United States, can they have an attorney present when going through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection?

When an individual enters the United States, can they have an immigration attorney present (physically or remotely via phone) when going through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)? E.g., to ...
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is USA allowing tourists? [duplicate]

Has the USA started allowing tourists from the United Arab Emirates (Dubai)? I want to visit the USA in the beginning of November. I heard they are not allowing tourists only from certain countries in ...
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As a visitor in the US, where can I get a private COVID test?

Suppose that I am a business (B1/B2) visitor who has just arrived in the US. After a long intercontinental flight, I would like to take an active COVID infection test before I meet partners. I wait 2-...
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Free movement between the US and Compact of Free Association countries

There is an arrangement for citizens of the three Pacific Island sovereign states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and the Republic of Palau, to ...
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Traveling to UK and have laptop gift for partner. Will I have to pay any import taxes?

I am traveling to the UK from the US. Just wondering if I can take a laptop for my partner as a gift without having to declare it. I will have my own laptop in my backpack. The gift will not be boxed. ...
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Can I travel from India to USA via a London Heathrow layover? [closed]

Can I travel from India to USA via layover Heathrow (LHR)? Does this occur under travel ban or do I need to change the flight?
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How much time do Canadian authorities give to non-Canadians to drive from the southern US-Canadian border to Alaska?

I read on https://www.alaskapublic.org/2020/07/30/the-rules-for-crossing-the-canadian-border-into-alaska-just-got-even-stricter: Travelers will be given a tag to hang from their rearview mirrors for ...
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Are there options to travel to Canada from the US to meet family under covid-19 restrictions?

I live in the US. I want to visit Canada to meet family and to get married to my fiance. My family members are permanent residents. My fiance is a citizen. I am not a Canadian resident/citizen. ...
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What day is displayed on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's travel history for each arrival?

What day is displayed on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's travel history for each arrival? Is it when the flight actually landed, the flight was scheduled to land, when passing the ...
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How should a pedestrian walk across a busy road in the USA?

I have had multiple scary experiences crossing streets and highways with fast moving traffic in the US. My impressions are that the traffic system is not designed particularly with pedestrian safety ...
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What is the abbreviation standard that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's travel history is following for the locations?

What is the abbreviation standard that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's travel history is following for the locations? E.g. I see BOS = Boston; HOU = Houston; LOS = Los Angeles; SEA = Seattle;...
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European citizen with layover in United States – what documents do I need?

I'm confused by how the US travel ban apply to layovers. I have a flight from Papeete (French Polynesia) to Paris on October 4 2020. The flight stops at Los Angeles Airport for 2h30. I will be ...
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What is the difference between “Information Regarding Entry and Exit” and “travel history” for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection?

I see: "Travel history": https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/history-results "Information Regarding Entry and Exit": https://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia/records What is the ...
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Why are public bathrooms in the USA not payment-based instead of privacy-violating? [closed]

I've read many questions and articles on the horrific public bathrooms in the USA, where there's huge gaps in the bottom and top and even between the door on each side, so that anyone can trivially ...
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Does visiting your child count as an exception to the US entry rules?

As a Dutch citizen I would not normally be allowed to fly to the US at the moment from the Netherlands. However my 13 year old daughter lives there with her mother. Does this count as an exception ...
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What exactly are the quarantine restrictions in the US?

If you fly to the US from the Netherlands as a Dutch citizen you have to quarantine for 14 days. What does this mean exactly and how is it enforced? For example, if I fly to North Carolina, via NY, ...
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I'm Brazilian, holding a B visa, in Canada right now. Am I alowed to enter USA?

I am Brazilian, holding a B Visa. I am in Vancouver, Canada right now and need to go back to Brazil. Am I allowed to go to USA? I need to stay overnight because there's just one flight from here to ...
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Can you fly from Zagreb to the US without quarantining?

My friend is a British citizen who has been living in Zagreb, Croatia for a few months. He wants to fly to the US to see his family. Is there any way to do that without being quarantined on arrival, ...
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Is the US Southern Border still closed for “non-essential” travel?

I live near Tijuana, Mexico. I have a B1/B2 visitor visa for the United States, meaning that since March I have not been allowed to cross the southern border into the US as the border has been closed ...
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Can a B2 Visitor in the USA work for a UK company as a consultant, performing work for a US company

Jane and Alan live in the UK, they are engaged to be married, they are NOT married. Alan receives a job offer in the US and is granted an o1 Visa. Because they are not married, Jane is given a B2 visa ...
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Belgian mother of a American child, want to travel to USA thru Paris airport, to see her bf/child dad

I'm Belgian, my bf active duty US military, our daughter have dual citizenship, Belgian birth certificate, Birth abroad certificate, US and Belgian passport. I would travel on ESTA, I need to reapply ...
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Chilean, Canadian national transit through the US during COVID-19 [duplicate]

Imagine a dual Chilean-Canadian national who wishes to fly from Chile to Canada in September, 2020. There are currently no flights directly from Chile to Canada (in better times there was an SCL-YYZ ...
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Kenyan seeking to live with spouse in USA [closed]

I am married to a person with a green card living in the USA. Will obtaining a visitor visa be beneficial to me? I read that someone on a visitor visa cannot change to immigrant status while visiting ...
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While the covid-19 regulations are in effect, can I enter the US if I am married to a US citizen and have an ESTA?

I am a citizen and resident of Spain who is married to a US citizen. I am trying to travel to the States next week. I have an approved ESTA from one week ago and have already booked my flight. I would ...
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Am I allowed to go to the airport to catch a flight if I am supposed to self-quarantine in California, United States?

I read on IATA: Passengers who have been in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China (People's Rep.), Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy,...
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What is “Resort-style living”, “No Mello Roos” and “direct access garage”? [closed]

I read this description of a (rather expensive) house for sale in California, USA: Resort-style living in Baker Ranch community with No Mello Roos. This turnkey The Rowe Plan 1X townhome was built in ...
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Canadian Citizens residing in the US on an E2 business visa wanting to travel to Canada to visit sick and elderly parents and children

My wife and I are Canadian citizens residing in USA on an E2 business/investor non-immigrant visa. We have a home in Toronto Canada as well as close family there (elderly and frail 92 yrs old mother, ...
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How is the border crossing handled around Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta?

I'm browsing some trails I'd like to visit next summer around Waterton Lakes NP, in Alberta. Going off an initial skim of Google Maps, it looks like the trail system straddles the border without ...
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Where can I see ocean bioluminescence in coastal California?

I know that Newport Beach has truly spectacular bioluminescence. Are there other places on the coast of California where the phenomenon can be seen, particularly north of Newport Beach?
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Visa extension due to COVID-19 [duplicate]

My brother in law arrived in the USA as LA tourist and his visa expires in mid-August. Currently, the Trinidad airport remains closed with no opening dates set. Does he fall under any exemption or ...
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Can I travel on ESTA for personal reasons if I have a B1 visa?

I currently hold a B1 visa for work purposes, as I was supposed to be travelling a lot to the US for my job this year to support & accelerate our expansion in the US market. Unfortunately COVID-19 ...
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What is the best route from Fresno, CA to Cheyenne, WY? [closed]

I am traveling in a 40ft motorhome and towing a SUV. What is the best route from Fresno, CA. to Cheyenne, WY?
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“No record found for traveler” error when I try to lookup my US travel history - is there a way to get this corrected?

The official CBP website provides a handy way of searching for one's travel history. Up until a few weeks ago it worked flawlessly and I could easily track my travels. However now I'm seeing a strange ...
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Can you recharge MonCash (Haiti mobile money app) from the US? [closed]

Haitian mobile operator Digicel has a mobile money transfer app called MonCash. It seems to be pretty effective for transferring money in-country, and is even accepted by some significant vendors. But ...
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I’m an international student in Canada. I want to see my girlfriend in the US

I am a Pakistani PhD student in Canada who has approximately $40k a year in funding. I have been here for two years and have visited the states for an academic conference on a visa. The same visa is ...
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Documents to import a PC from Ukraine to the US for personal use [closed]

I want to import my PC from Ukraine to the US. I'm a student here on a F-1 visa. It is around 3-4 years old, and the total cost of all components (used) is around $1000 (+- $100). I want it to get ...
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Can Indian citizen with B1/B2 visa travel in foreign flights during COVID?

Indian govt declare some air bubble to travel, where they will allow foreign airlines to operate in Indian airport. My parents have valid B1/B2 visa, can they travel in any foreign airlines? As per my ...
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I am a Jamaican citizen granted asylum in the United States. May I use my refugee travel documents to visit the Bahamas?

I am a Jamaican citizen granted asylum in the United States I want to find out if I could use my refugee travel documents to visit the Bahamas?
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Travelling from Europe to US while avoiding the Schengen zone ban [duplicate]

I am going to apply soon for a US visa while currently being in the Schengen Zone (Germany). I am not a EU citizen but currently here on a work permit. I want to travel to US to continue my employment ...
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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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