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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

Immigration's job is making sure visitors to this country don't overstay, don't seek employment without the proper visa, don't rely on social services, don't commit crimes, and aren't being trafficked....
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Entering the US with mismatching birth country and city in passport

If noticed, then yes, this could potentially trigger some extra questioning. However, assuming both countries have good relations with the US (read: are not Sudan or Somalia), it's unlikely they ...
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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

Further to @Hilmar’s answer, and after update from OP confirming duration of stay per i-94 is 90 days, IMHO the answer to the question is ‘yes, you should take this landing interview seriously’. A ...
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Entering the US with mismatching birth country and city in passport

There may be perfectly legitimate reasons for such discrepancies. For example a city could belong to country A when a person was born, but later change to country B because of border adjustment or ...
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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

First, check your admission stamp or record and verify the date. Just because the officer said "1 month", doesn't mean that they only admitted you for one month. There is a depressingly large number ...
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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

Something that other Answers miss is: talk to the agency and see what exactly they say. As much as we all want to rely on online media, talking to an actual person seems to be the most reliable way ...
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Are there any soup kitchens or food pantries in Tromsø?

You could try the Frelsesarmeen Tromsø (Salvation Army), Grønnegata 97, 9259 Tromsø, Tel 77 68 31 82, www.frelsesarmeen.no/tromsoe
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I-94W visa ? ESTA?

ESTA (Air) You should apply for ESTA before leaving for the USA by air. It is an online application and normally is instant (unless they require further documents and want you to apply for a visa). It ...
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My passport and visa has been stolen in USA

Well It depends where you will be entering China. If you will pass by Hong Kong or Macau before entering mainland, getting a visa there would be the best option. It took me about an hour the last ...
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Can we travel within Schengen by plane with an infant without a passport?

To give you a short answer: As a Norwegian, you do need a passport to travel to Germany (irrelevant of age). Even if chances are very high that noone will check either your or your child's passport, ...
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Can we travel within Schengen by plane with an infant without a passport?

Disclaimer: The following paragraphs are not to be used as a recommendation, but describes what we experienced. Others might encounter difficulties if for instance one gets selected for a check by ...
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My passport and visa has been stolen in USA

After you get your passport in San Francisco, head over to the Chinese consulate in the morning to apply for you visa and hope they're willing--one day service is discretionary. Your window is very ...
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Do I need a visa for my days in Canada when traveling to the US using the VWP?

Norwegian citizens do not need a visa for Canada However, bear in mind that you're admitted to the US for 90 days, and that that clock continues while you're in Canada and on re-entry to the US
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I-94W visa ? ESTA?

An I-94 is not a visa, it's a record of your admission into the US, which also defines how long you may stay in the country. You typically had to fill in a form to get this I-94. Nowadays, the I-94 is ...
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