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In general, the UK and the US partner closely and it's highly likely that the US will be aware of the UK deportation. If your brother claims he has not been deported, but the US has evidence that he was, the visa will be rejected for lying on the application and it will be very difficult to ever visit the US. I would advise that he disclose the deportation ...


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An embassy's premises are "inviolable" by the authorities of the host country, so the host country couldn't prevent the embassy from detaining anyone there. The embassy would have a hard time getting someone out of the host country without the cooperation of host country authorities, however. Of course, even if the UK could protect your friend, there is no ...


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Assuming that your friend is in a conflict with the bureaucracy of his home country, a much more likely problem is that the consulate will simply refuse to extend the passport and your friend would be forced to either leave the UK or apply for asylum there. Kidnapping, assaulting or killing someone at a foreign consulate is guaranteed to cause a diplomatic ...


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The US doesn't have exit checks. You can always exit the US if you don't have a pending arrest warrant. You won't be detained or deported. You will likely be banned for ten years from coming back to the US and it will be virtually impossible to get a visitor visa afterward.


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You would need to show that your life circumstances have changed such that there is no probability of you overstaying your visa in the US seeking employment falling back onto public services (food stamps, medicaid, medi-Cal, public housing etc.) committing crimes or terror here (that's an easy one) The way to show that is a well-established life in a ...


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Will they let me? This depends whether you can prove you have a good income and you don't need to work. This also depends on you proving you will stay with your friends and that you have enough funds for your trip. No-one can say yes or no certainly but if you provide the right proof and obeyed your ban you do have a chance. What type of visa do I need? ...


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I'm sorry to hear this, and hope you find a way to rebuild in Nigeria. The UK government has a scheme to help in just this situation: see https://www.gov.uk/return-home-voluntarily Even if you think you do not meet the criteria on the website, I strongly suggest getting in contact with them, as they likely have some degree of discretion. Buying you a plane ...


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People will often mistakenly use 'deportation' instead of 'removal'. The media reinforces this mistake because 'deportation' sounds more dramatic than 'removal'. Both terms involve the involuntary departure of a person from the UK's jurisdiction. Deportation in the UK is a grave event, there have only been a handful this year. The profile of a deportee ...


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There is pretty much nothing you can do to change this. A ban means exactly that - you are not allowed to enter the Schengen area until the ban is over. There are a small number of exceptions, but to have any hope of using them you need to employ an experienced lawyer specializing in these cases. This will be very expensive and have little chance of ...


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There are 2 aspects: Will CBP allow you to exit the country? Will the airline allow you to board? The US doesn't formally have exit controls, so no agency is systematically checking exit documents. Even if a CBP officer did spot-check you, they'd go "My job is to get you to leave. Since you're leaving on your own, can I carry your bags for you? Guide ...


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The airline will collect Secure Flight information when checking you in, but there is no restriction preventing you from flying over US airspace just because you're inadmissible to the US. So you'll be fine - you just need the documents for transiting Canada and entering Germany.


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Flying over USA airspace is not a problem. What is a problem is that Canada, like the USA but unlike many other countries, requires you to have a transit visa in advance. Peru is not on the list of visa-exempt countries. The Canadian authorities may know that you were deported and banned from the United States, and if so, I think your chances of getting the ...


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Yes, you are allowed to exit US, both legally (there is no law which would prevent you from leaving) and technically - unlike most other countries, there are no immigration checks when you leave the country. Departing US after being in US illegally for more than 1 year triggers an automatic 10-years re-entry ban, however, the duration of the ban is only ...


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US law regulating the issuance or refusal of visa applications requires the officer examining the application to presume that the applicant has immigrant intent. A successful visa application must disprove this presumption. Proving that something (here, an overstay) will not happen in the future is logically impossible, and in the real world very difficult. ...


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Typically, at the point of departure, it is only the airline that checks if the person to fly has the necessary documentation to enter the country of destination. They may or may not have access to systems to verify the validity of the visa - but this is also not their task to do. All they need to check is if they the documentation is "obviously" not enough. ...


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Looks to me like you're in for a 3 year ban, but you better check that yourself and take a look at the paperwork you got. This law firm has been so nice to provide a translation of the "Operation Directions for Banning Entry of Aliens (禁止外國人入國作業規定)". You should really have a look at it yourself, find the neat PDF here. There is also a slightly ...


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It depends; there is no definite "yes" or "no" answer to this question. It might even depend only on the mood of the immigration officer who processes your new visa application. In general, however, it is always best to be truthful in all aspects of your visa application (I'm not saying you weren't before, despite what they thought). That means that if the ...


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I'm sorry to hear about your troubles. This answer has a list of how long bans last. Two of the options are: "if they left the UK voluntarily, not at public expense" (I have reworded slightly), and "if they left UK voluntarily, at public expense". Hence it is clearly possible to get the Home Office to pay for your return flight. I suggest you get in ...


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He will be allowed to overfly the country. Overflying is not considering entering the country for immigration purposes, and such arrangements are governed by international treaties. In particular for Community Carriers operating within the EU it is governed by Regulation EC 1008/2008 Chapter III Article 15 Community air carriers shall be entitled to ...


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This is not about a "stamp in the passport". If you've been deported, then yes - it can affect your chances of getting into other countries. Even if you get a new passport and get rid of the stamp, that will not change anything. For example, on the Canadian visa application, there's a question - "Have you ever been... ordered to leave Canada or any other ...


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You cannot land in the US (does not matter if it is only a transit). However, I am not seeing any issues with getting a flight to Canada. You need to have in the mind that you will need to land in Canada. So, maybe, you will need a Visa+ for that. Could you go to Europe avoiding US or Canada? Yes, you can... You could go to Brazil and get a flight to ...


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For the purposes of Swedish law you were 'avvisad', which is translated as 'refused entry' in the official English edition of the Aliens Act. This term covers all kind of rejections at the border. Someone who is already present in Sweden and for some reason found unworthy to stay, will be 'expelled'. Swedish law uses the term 'expulsion' for any act of '...


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He’s the one applying to enter the UK, not you. The more documents he has to prove his financial independence, the better. He’s an adult, heavy reliance on a sponsor is not viewed positively. The list contains too many documents about you, total overload. A letter of invitation from you/father and bank statement is enough. Everything else should be his. ...


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You're out of luck. Under the Singapore Immigration Act you are specifically prohibited under Part II, Sec. 8, Para 3d: (d) any person who — (i) has been convicted in any country or state of an offence for which a sentence of imprisonment has been passed for any term; (ii) has not received a free pardon; and (iii) by reason of the ...


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The DS-160 form which is used for B1/B2 visa applications never actually asks you about deportations or removals from countries other than the US. Therefore your brother would only have to disclose his former transgression if asked so directly during the visa interview. The likelihood of that happening is impossible to estimate accurately, but should that ...


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If your friend is a Syrian citizen, then I have a thing or two to say regarding this since I live in a country with more than 2 million Syrian refugees, they're not called refugees here, they have special treatment allowing them to move freely, work and study. However, having many Syrian colleagues who have been through the same exact issue as your friend, ...


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As I understand it, parents decide where their children stay and go, and the parents have a legal responsibility under family law to provide for their children. So it's not that the children are "sent back" by the government, but rather that the parents will choose to take their children back with them as the only way for them to fulfill their obligation to ...


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There are actually two intertwingled questions here: First, virtually every country requires that (if requested) you demonstrate the ability to support yourself for the duration of your stay. For example, if you fly to the US and then declare at immigration that you only have $10 and intend to sleep on the streets for the next two months, you will ...


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You can get a one way ticket from London to Lagos for under £200. Google Flights You can try gofundme.com or the version you have in the uk. https://www.gofundme.com/ I’ve seen gofundme raise significant funds for some ridiculous proposals way more outlandish than yours. Being Nigerian unfortunately many people might default to thinking it’s a scam so ...


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