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It is extremely unlikely that you will be able to visit the US When under a ban like this the only technical way to make a visit is to apply for a Waiver of Ineligibility. However these are granted only in very exceptional circumstances. In your case, with seven years of overstay, you are unlikely to be granted a waiver ever, and "visiting my son" is not an ...


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I think the question is which option is safer. Sure, being on a plane in close proximity of others is problematic, but it's important to consider the comparative level of safety in the US and Germany. For example, in the US, at least 3,921 people have died (around 12 per million), whereas in Germany it's 732 (around 9 per million). However, these numbers ...


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In the US, an expired visa does not mean expired legal status. You can check HERE when his status expires - if he actually holds a visa, it may be a lot later. If his status is indeed about to expire, he needs to consult a qualified physician. They, if need be, can issue a certificate, with which you can visit a CBP Deferred Inspections office in order to ...


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Your father is in a vulnerable segment regarding COVID-19. On the current progression, the situation in the US is not likely to be stable by the end of April 2020. If he can get an extension, it would be the best. If you can afford that, it's best to apply for that. If you choose to return to Germany, it is best to do it now, rather than later. Flights are ...


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You have a big problem. You'll be referred for deportation (Source), but that is the least of your worries. The fine for overstaying is PHP500 per month. If you have overstayed 18 years the fine will be over PHP100,000 (one hundred thousand); about US$2000. There will also be some administrative charges but they're small by comparison. If you can't pay ...


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You have to approach US embassy in Philipines and explain the situation. US embassy can help you getting a new passport and emergency loan to repatriate you back to USA. But rest assured that you have to pay the amount back and US might restrict you from leaving USA until you paid back the amount.


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Britain and Canada share immigration information under the Five Eyes treaty (along with the US, Australia and New Zealand). You should assume that the British authorities know about your overstay. Accordingly, if you're asked you should declare it. Don't be tempted to try to cover it up. If the UK authorities know and you don't mention it you'll likely ...


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This doesn’t exactly answer the question as asked, but some comments allegedly from the EU Commission are pertinent: “A spokesperson of the European Commission … pointed out that persons who at the expiry of their visa have already stayed 90 days in any 180-day period should be issued a national long-stay visa or a residence permit covering the prolonged ...


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The Bureau of Immigration has now released the below statement. After speaking with them, they have confirmed that once the restrictions (Enhanced Community Quarantine) are lifted and the offices are open as normal again, the visa can be extended with no additional charge. That is, provided the request to extend it is received within 30 days of the ...


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Many countries are advising their citizens to return home while they still can. You should make plans to leave as soon as possible. Contact your airline to arrange new flights. If that proves impossible contact your embassy and UKVI to find out what your options are. Rules can be changed at short notice in extreme circumstances. What is not possible today ...


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The British Embassy or UK Foreign Office can't help you here, this is an internal matter in the Philippines. Fortunately, Tuguegarao is the capital of the province of Cagayan, so it has a Bureau of Immigration office (map). Given the circumstances, they should be able to arrange a visa extension or at least provide advice on what to do. IMHO your best bet ...


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