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I just entered the USA without passport control at Atlanta airport

You went through US CBP Preclearance in Toronto before boarding your flight. This is US immigration and customs, with US immigration officers stationed on Canadian soil, and unless something unusual ...
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Can I get a NEXUS card with no intention of regularly traveling to or from Canada?

The purpose of the CBP Trusted Traveler programs is to establish that you are a low security risk. They want to know about any criminal history, associations with terrorist or anti-government groups, ...
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Maximum stay in the US under a B1/B2 visa in a 365 day period

There is no such regulation. But there are plenty of other reasons for which they can deny admission. if you're spending more than half of your time in the US, you might find yourself having trouble ...
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What address do I use for Nexus application?

Your NEXUS card, along with related correspondence such as the conditional approval letter, will be mailed to the address you give. If you live in Alaska and are only in Washington temporarily, and ...
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Entry to the US with an expired Nexus

According to the CBP website, you can use an Expired NEXUS card, provided you have submitted your renewal, for up to 6 or 12 months after expiry. The grace period is normally 6 months, but as of ...
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Will NEXUS interviews still take place during the shutdown?

UPDATE 2019-01-24 After more than a month of this political nonsense, the money has basically run out everywhere on the U.S. side and I would not expect any interviews to be taking place. There have ...
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Will NEXUS interviews still take place during the shutdown?

I was scheduled to have my Nexus interview on Dec. 24 in Vancouver, BC. When I showed up at the office, I was informed the U.S. officers were not working and that my application would not be ...
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Using Nexus card while my U.S. passport is being renewed?

Yes, you can, according to the Customs and Border Patrol information on what documents are needed for US citizens to enter the US: Land or Sea Travel: U.S. citizens entering the United States by ...
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Can Nexus card be used at US airports if arriving from country other than Canada?

NEXUS membership can be used at Global Entry kiosks, though the physical card is not used at preclearence airports. NEXUS "includes Global Entry benefits" (and TSA Precheck). See also this ...
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How to change my residence address for NEXUS?

According to the CBP: I am enrolled in a Trusted Traveler Program. Do I have to notify you if I change my address? Yes. If the mailing address that you originally submitted for the NEXUS/...
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What should I do with an old NEXUS card?

After a family member lost and found a passport, I asked a CBSA officer at the Ottawa airport enrollment centre if Nexus cards should be treated the same (i.e. mailing it to Passport Protection). They ...
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TSA-PreCheck not showing on Delta boarding pass

You can try to ask the TSA to check into it: Follow @AskTSA on Twitter and direct message the following: Full name Known Traveler Number (KTN) Airline Confirmation Number A member of our team will ...
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Using Nexus card while my U.S. passport is being renewed?

A Nexus membership REQUIRES you to input your passport details, and keep them up to date. During your membership sign up and potential in-person interviews, you were told to be aware of a list of ...
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Does a refusal in issuing a NEXUS card count as a visa refusal?

No. If asked a question that specifically asks if you've been declined admission into a trusted traveler program, you'd have to answer "yes", but NEXUS and other trusted traveler programs aren't ...
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NEXUS vs Global Entry for Canadian with US Permanent Residence

As a US permanent resident (and Canadian citizen) the NEXUS card will give you all the Global Entry benefits, including TSA Pre✓. Citizens of third countries who are Canadian permanent residents don't ...
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NEXUS vs Global Entry for Canadian with US Permanent Residence

You should absolutely choose NEXUS over Global Entry, with one caveat below. NEXUS includes all Global Entry benefits, plus adds some (for example, expedited airport security in Canada; ability to ...
Jim MacKenzie's user avatar
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Can I travel into the U.S. with nexus even though my passport has expired?

From personal experience, while Saagar's post about using the kiosk is accurate, land crossings using NEXUS during a passport renewal process are fine. I asked US and Canada customs and they both ...
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Trip out of US to Europe using only UK passport + birth certificate

No, the airline will not allow your daughter to board the flight to the US based on presenting a birth certificate and a NEXUS card. It would likely be enough for US immigration (after they detain and ...
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NEXUS card proof of citizenship for passport renewal?

Answering my own question in a limited fashion based on experience: I went to the US post office to complete my DS-11 application for a replacement passport card. I asked the postal clerk if the NEXUS ...
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Is a British citizen who is also a Canadian PR for < 3 years eligible for either NEXUS or Global Entry?

Got my rejection letter from the CBA today and the check box ticked was because I failed to meet the residency requirements of the program. The minimum is 3 years despite the ambiguity of the ...
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Entry to the US with an expired Nexus

No, it is not. You are permitted to renew as early as one year prior to expiry so there is no need to leave renewal to the last minute. You can, however, use a non-NEXUS lane as usual, using your ...
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Can American/Canadian NEXUS card holders use APC kiosks at immigration at US airports?

Let’s parse this a bit as I think there are two important qualifiers: Nationals of Canada and USA with a NEXUS Card embarking in Canada in a non-USCBP pre-cleared flight must clear US immigration ...
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Can I get a NEXUS card with no intention of regularly traveling to or from Canada?

There's no reason why you can't apply. Just note that almost all the interview centres are in Canada or at the Canadian border (Seattle Boeing Field is the one that's furthest from the border). ...
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Can I use Nexus lanes to enter Canada with expired Nexus Card?

Yes, as long as a renewal application has been submitted, Canada honors the use of expired Nexus card within the grace period, currently 12 months. I called Canadian Border Services today. Annoyed, ...
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For non-citizen Nexus holder (Canadian PR), worth getting GE only for TSA Pre?

Do you think it's worth it? YES! That's obviously opinion based but I'm a big fan. Regular security lines are difficult to predict: sometimes it's empty sometimes but sometimes it winds through half ...
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Can I avoid a full body scan going through security with a Nexus card?

In Canadian airports there is a Nexus line at security which you access by showing the card. In US airports there is a TSA PreCheck queue you can enter if your boarding pass has a TSA Pre logo printed ...
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Can Nexus card be used at US airports if arriving from country other than Canada?

I received a definitive answer from CBP. In summary, if you have NEXUS, do not apply for Global Entry. Using the Global Entry lines with an active NEXUS enrollment will expedite you into the USA ...
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