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Can I apply for Canada Visit Visa in US when my H-1B is expired but have valid I-797?

Can I apply for Canada Visit Visa in US when my H-1B is expired but have valid I-797? I intend to visit Canada to apply for H-1B visa.
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Getting a Singapore fiance visa after overstaying in the UK [closed]

My name is Shohab. I am from Bangladesh. I lived in the UK for nearly 10 years. For the last 4 years I overstayed my visa. I left the UK voluntarily. My fiancée is a Singaporean resident. We have ...
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How duration of Schengen Visa Validity is decided

I would like to know what are the factors an embassy (from any Schengen country, in my case France) takes into consideration while granting the duration of Schengen Visa. I have applied for Schengen ...
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Which countries force all arriving international passengers to claim their luggage for the purpose of customs inspection?

I read on this answer by phoog: Your layover is in a country where all arriving international passengers must claim their luggage for the purpose of customs inspection. In this case, the bag is ...
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Travelling to Schengen with Romania Temporary Residence Permit

I'm from Azerbaijan. I will continue my education in Romania for a semester. So, Can i go to Schengen countries with Romania Temporary Residence Permit?
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Sudden cheap travel?

I was watching an episode of Modern Family (episode 12 of season 7, "Express Yourself"), in which Phil and Claire got a sudden offer for a weekend trip with a room to Paris for really cheap. I have ...
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Is there somewhere to buy used Latvian books in Riga?

I'm finally travelling in the Baltics and hoping to add to my collection of translations of a certain famous novel that I collect. As a booklover and as a person on a miniscule budget, I like to dig ...
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Portugal Customs - goods in quantities greater than those permitted

I am a Brazilian with a Portuguese resident authorization. I will visit my hometown in Rio Grande do Sul state and I would like to bring a kind of tea (Chimarrão tea) to here. As I will have a bunch ...
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I have an expired permesso di soggiorno and the receipt of renewal ! Can I travel to Budapest?

I am Indian pursuing masters in Italy ! My permesso di soggiorno recently expired and I applied for renewal I have the receipt .. can I visit Budapest with the receipt !
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Besides TGV train, how can I travel around France from Paris area during a strike?

Around two months ago (in October), I bought a TGV train ticket to travel from Paris to Nantes to spend my vacation for Christmas. However, since the 5th of December, train companies are on strike, ...
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Child born in Russia needs an exit visa?

My son is born in Russia but we are not Russians I obtain an citizenship of my country and he will have the passport. Dose he need an exit visa in his passport to leave the country ? If so what it ...
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Travelling without visa through Sydney Terminal 1 - what if I miss second flight?

I'm flying Auckland to Manila on a Filipino passport, transiting through Sydney. Both flights are on the same carrier and there is no requirement to collect the bags and re-check them in Sydney. The ...
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Stick deodorant through airport security

Do you have to put stick deodorant in your quart size bag in your carry on or gallon bag in your checked or would I be allowed to just leave it in with my clothes? Btw I am going to Philadelphia then ...
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Chinese citizen Chinese passport transfer airline in Incheon, do I need B-2-1?

Chinese citizen Chinese passport leaving chinese airport transfer airline in Incheon, do I need B-2-1?
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Do I have to prepare hotel booking, travel agenda or flight ticket when I apply for Korea tourist visa from Japan?

I'm a foreigner working in Japan so I have residence card here (my card will last till 2024) I'm planning to go to Korea next January. From the website I see that I just need to fill out the visa ...
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How can one avoid the risks of being found carrying illegal drugs in carry on luggage whilst in transit?

It is often in the news, and there are stern warnings at airports: carrying illegal drugs through an airport is a bad idea. Since I occasionally fly through Singapore, I'm always worried my carry on ...
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What is the minimum time to check-in at the counter for an international flight with United Airlines where the first leg is domestic?

What is the minimum time to check-in for an international flight with United Airlines where the first leg is domestic? I read on https://www.seatguru.com/airlines/United_Airlines/checkin.php (mirror):...
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Obtaining a long-stay / long-term visa to UK or EU as a US citizen [closed]

I am a US citizen wanting to study full time (year-round for up to 3 years) at a fine art atelier or a 19th century curriculum art academy in either the EU or the UK. As it stands in my research, I'...
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Travel itinerary for Japanese visa

Hey am from Uganda and am planning for a travel in japan on a visitor visa and among the document asked are the travel itinerary and personal tax return . How best can I prove my travel itinerary when ...
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UK Visa decided but no email received

I've been monitoring my Tier2 UK visa on the tracker available online and my application reached the step 'Application sent to VAC' a week ago but till now I haven't received an email claiming that a ...
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Is fishing legal for tourists in Messina, Italy?

We'll be traveling to Messina, and staying there for about 4 weeks. While there, I want to take my son fishing. Is fishing permitted in Passeggiata a Mare? Is a license required? Are there other ...
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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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Applying for UK Direct Airside Transit Visa [closed]

Has anyone applied and was granted the UK Direct Airside Transit Visa with expired US visa (for travel from US to India via UK)? Please share your experience. My H-1B expired but have a valid I-797. ...
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How to find public drinking fountains when travelling?

When travelling for a long period of time, refilling water bottles can be a challenge. This is particularly true for long overland public transportation journeys in summer, as one cannot easily carry ...
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Did the US government classify the Whaley House as haunted, and if so, why? [migrated]

I noticed in Lonely Planet's book on Los Angeles, San Diego, & Southern California, page 400, the description for the Whaley House says that it is "officially certified as haunted by the US ...
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Can I carry a PC in a flight?

I was wondering if I can bring my all in one lenovo pc. It's exactly or similar to this https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-C345-20-inch-All-Desktop/dp/B00DPJZQ98 . I was wondering if it'll be to big or ...
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Israel: How safe are Tel Aviv and Jeresulem between Christmas and New Year's?

How safe are Tel Aviv and Jeresulem between Christmas and New Year's? I am aware of internal and external conflicts as well as warning across the board, at least back to 3-5 years ago. I have also ...
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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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Question about water bottles

I was wondering if i'm allowed to bring a water jug on the airlines. The size of it is 74.4 ounces and 2.2 liters. The brand is Arrow home products. It would also be brought empty with nothing inside ...
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Why is the mother's name requested in visa application form? [closed]

Why in a visa request form they require to state mother name? And why only mother and not father? Edit: a friend of mine is filling in visa request form for Oman and we were talking about it. I'm ...
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What exactly is a 電気風呂 (denki furo)?

I’ve been to a number of sentou (public bath) and onsen (hot spring bath) all over Japan by now. In some of these (both sentou and onsen), I saw bathtubs labelled 電気風呂. I know enough Japanese kanji to ...
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Can you get a Gate Pass at Stockholm Arlanda Airport?

I wonder if it's possible to get a gate pass at Stockholm Arlanda Airport so that you, for example, can assist a family member or have a beer with your friend by the gate?
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UK visitor Visa while traveling in a different country than resident country

I'm planning to visit the UK next February, and I'm currently in Serbia, soon to travel to Bosnia. I'm a Sri Lankan citizen, and I will be in Bosnia for tourism with visa-free entry, and without a ...
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Where is the tax free in Mariehamn Airport located?

I recently flew from Mariehamn to Stockholm but I couldn't find the tax free. Reading about the airport I've found that it's actually excempt from the EU VAT area and the tax free is actually tax free ...
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Are credit cards accepted in Strasbourg Christmas markets?

We are thinking to visit "The Capital of Christmas" (Strasbourg, France) and it's famous Christmas markets on the beautifully illuminated streets with delicious aromas and holiday atmosphere. Will we ...
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Is using Swiss Francs (CHF) cheaper than Euros (EUR) in Switzerland?

We are traveling to Switzerland (mostly Zurich and closeby) for several days later this year and, one of our friends told us to bring Swiss Francs with us as things would be generally cheaper if we ...
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Is it safe to drink the water from the fountains found all over the older parts of Rome?

When I visited Rome and walked around the older sections, I saw many different types of fountains that were constantly running with water. Some went into the ground, some collected in basins, etc. Is ...
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Car rental in Germany - are winter tyres included?

I'm going to rent a car in Frankfurt, Germany in December-January. Can I assume that any car is to be equipped with winter tyres? (Reason I'm asking is that some web sites clearly state that winter ...
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Renewal of Indian passport for NRIs

I am an Indian citizen living in Germany. I am applying for my passport renewal from India and in the online application, there is a question: Is your present address out of India? *Yes No When I ...
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How do I re-apply for a tourist visa after a 320 (7a) tourist visa refusal? [closed]

I was after a response for this question when a tourist visa was refused for my partner under deception. I could not find any useful advice or stories of success, so now I have one. After 3 years, my ...
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Entering Bosnia, Croatia and Romania with a 2-entry Schengen visa

I'm planning a trip with my girlfriend who has an Indonesian passport and a Double-Entry Schengen Visa issued by the republic of Austria. We'd like to go from Austria via Hungary to Serbia and then ...
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Mariehamn Airport Transfer

How do you get from Mariehamn Airport to Mariehamn, and vice-versa? When I was flying from MHQ I looked up the distance on the map and decided to take a walk there since it was only 40 minutes by ...
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Finnair get price separation on return ticket

I have booked return tickets from Finnair, London to Helsinki. Is there anyway to split the ticket price for each way? I called to Finnair costumer service, but they were not so helpful. Any help?
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Can you bring an adjustable spanner on an airplane from Åland?

Apparently I've had an adjustable spanner in my suitcase for who knows how long. On my most recent flight I had to have it tossed away in airport security. This even though I've flown with it many ...
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Are liqueur chocolates allowed on airplane?

as you may know, Christmas is coming. My question is simple, if I offer a liqueur chocolates box to someone taking a plane after Christmas, will he be allow to take it on board or will he have to eat ...
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UK landing interview [closed]

About six months ago I entered the UK the second time on my visitor visa which I've already used once. In my landing interview, the border staff asked how many days I've stayed in the UK for my last ...
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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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Are there any international flights arriving in Malaysia where there is no disinsection,spraying of pesticide to kill mosquitoes?

Malaysia is not listed on the US Department of Transportation page regarding aircraft disinsection requirements https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/spray However anecdotal evidence shows that ...
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Transit visa at Bangkok (BKK) for non-code share airlines

I am travelling from Wuhan (China) to Bangalore (India) via Bangkok (BKK). The flight from Wuhan to Bangkok is China Southern Airways and the flight from Bangkok to Bangalore is Air India. There is no ...

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