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If you're sure he left within a 30-day grace period (i.e. it didn't expire), then e-mail the CBP at esta@cbp.dhs.gov and tcc@cbp.dhs.gov, explaining the situation in clear detail and attaching ALL supporting documentation, including his passport. Politely request that they revoke your father's VWP ineligibility on the basis that he was given satisfactory ...


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a) I spent some time looking for this today, with no success. In a lot of years reading about travel and documentation and visas, I've never read of the DoS issuing such certificates. No one else has chimed in with a portal or reporting prior success in obtaining such affirmation from the State Department. While it's not logically possible to prove a ...


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If nothing happened then and there, you're all good. However, you did indeed break the law, and had you been asked for it (you usually aren't), you would've faced a £100 fine. In fact it's even required if not leaving the transit area. While check-in/gate staff mostly haven't been checking it, for my very most recent flight (from CPH), CFS staff weren't ...


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In my impoverishing experience, getting a criminal record clearance letter from the FBI is much faster than the California DoJ but is more expensive (tested in Feb. 2021, using the "live scan fingerprinting" services in San Jose, California): California DoJ (Department of Justice): 10 days to receive their letter (including 3 non-working days). ...


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There is an instruction guide on the page I think you intended to link. https://oag.ca.gov/sites/all/files/agweb/pdfs/fingerprints/forms/fingerprinting_visa_immigration_info.pdf It says for Type of License/Certification/Permit OR Working Title: Write a brief explanation of why you need a copy of your criminal history record; and for examples: "Work Visa,...


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