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There won't be a way to contact anybody at LAX to see if your boyfriend made it through immigration. In my opinion, the best thing to do is to drive the 40 minutes to the airport under the assumption that everything is fine. If he arrives, great. If not, then you will be in the best place to try to find out where he is - you will be able to talk to the ...


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It makes the most sense to plan to go to the airport to pick him up. If you don't hear anything, it is more likely that it means he can't call you because he is on the next flight - maybe he had to rush to catch it or whatever and didn't have time in the airport to call. If he misses the flight, he will have plenty of time in the airport to figure out the ...


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If you have the booking number (and of course his name), you may be able to use the “manage my booking” section of the website to see his status. If the flight has departed without him, some airlines will actually show him as “no show” on the relevant flight. Or you may see him having been rebooked to another flight. If you have his passport number (and ...


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Air travel: Without correct papers, you will not be flying today. Land travel: Canada will let you in with a smile, because your state driver's license is good enough for them. USA Immigration has an interesting problem. First, you are a US citizen so you have the irrefutable right to enter the United States. But second, US law requires you have ...


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There's no reason to mention self employed, you can just put "Painter" as the job title. What CBP would mainly want to know, if at all, is if your boyfriend intends to work while in the USA or if he intends to overstay his visa. To help strengthen his case, have proof of a return ticket to provide them with. That can help show intent in case your boyfriend ...


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You are a resident of Australia and you are entitled to apply for Singapore Visa from Australia itself. Also, since you have Visa for Australia / USA, you don't need Visa for 96 hours of stay if you are transiting to another country. https://www.ica.gov.sg/enteranddeparting/before/enteranddeparting_before_vftf


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You should have the passport checked to insure that it is not damaged, otherwise it may be rejected. Better to do this now while you still have time to get a replacement. 4. Definition of a damaged passport A damaged passport is one which isn’t in a condition to be accepted as proof of identity. Damage may include the following: details are ...


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The International check-in cut-off of 60 minutes applies ONLY before the departure time of the international flight in your itinerary. If your itinerary consists of a domestic flight followed by an international flight, then the domestic check-in cut-off applies to the domestic flight. The 60 minute cut-off for international flights primarily exists due to ...


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During a police traffic control, as in all countries, you must have the documentation required by the local law. In most cases this will be a valid driver's licence and papers for the car. For a foreign lincense some countries (and some US States) require a IDP (international drivers permit/license). Depending on the situation, a police officer could also ...


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You always purchase duty free as you are departing a country, not after you arrive in a country. Duty-free items are sold for immediate export from the country. In the US, you generally select your purchases and they are delivered to you at the gate when you board your flight departing the US.


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Yes. I've got Nexus, which is is Canada specific, but is a superset of Global Entry and I was given a warning when I didn't have the exact dollar amount of the goods that I was bringing into the country ready on hand with the receipts(I just knew they were below that duty free limit) and told that my Nexus would be revoked next time. The explanation was: ...


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POST SUCCESSFUL TRIP UPDATE: I had carried an HDFC Regalia Forex Plus card. You can load money in US Dollars to it and swipe it anywhere, in any currency. The conversion charges will only be applied when loading money, not while using it. ATM withdrawal costs $4 per transaction. My previous card (the one in my original question content) charged $2 per ...


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Typically, to apply for a visa for country C from within country B while being a national of country A, all one has to show to C’s embassy in B is proof of lawfully being in B. Thus, as you are legally (temporarily) residing in Australia on an Australian student visa, you can apply for whichever visas you need from within Australia at the embassies these ...


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