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The travel ban in its current form does not apply to US permanent residents (holders of green cards): source. Given the current administration, what might happen in the two weeks you're gone is impossible to predict, but as the policies stand now you should be allowed back in. (Although it seems quite unlikely that green card holders would be denied entry ...


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Because you have been issued a new passport, your previous passport is no longer valid. When your consulate issues you a new passport, they should do something to the old passport to indicate this: keep it and not return it to you clip a corner of the cover punch holes in it stamp it as "invalid" somewhere give you a "cancelled" sticker ...


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CBP prefers to process families together. As green card holders, you can choose the line for permanent residents. Bring your parents with you.


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You get in the line that says "permanent residents" on it. If there’s no such signage, you get in line with the non-citizens. Depending on the airport I have seen permanent residents lumped in with citizens, sometimes with visitors. I imagine it has to do with the proportion of citizens to visitors at that particular airport/terminal and subsequent ...


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It's not about the airline, but the ground handling agent. All of them are supposed to use IATA's TIMATIC database to verify documents, which states: Passport Exemptions: - Passengers with a Permanent Resident/Resident Alien Card (Form I-551). However, you may well have to somehow force the staff to actually check TIMATIC, as many lazy employees will ...


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Multiple US immigration lawyers say that you will surrender your EAD/I-512 and receive your temporary I-551 stamp at this interview if there is no problem with your documents or answers to interview questions. Otherwise you'll be asked to submit any missing documents later, and you keep your EAD in hand. (Examples: 1, 2) You should tell the officer at the ...


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Because the US has not signed the 1968 convention, much less ratified it, you cannot get a 1968 permit on the basis of a US license. That your license was obtained in exchange for a French license does not change this. Therefore, you can only get a 1968 permit on the basis of your French license. In addition, such a permit is not valid unless accompanied ...


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One does not generally need old passports when traveling. You have everything you need to travel between India and the US. To leave and enter the US, you need nothing more than your valid green card. To enter and leave India, you need nothing more than your valid Indian passport. what should I do? Bring both documents with you and enjoy your trip. If ...


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Unfortunately, you need your passport: As a U.S. Green Card holder, you do not need a visitor visa to travel to Canada. However, you are expected to have an eTA if you plan to fly to or transit through Canada. When flying to Canada, you will need to present: proof of status in the U.S. (such as a valid Green Card), and your valid passport that you used to ...


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Older Green Cards or Those Without Expiration Dates Green cards issued between 1979 and August 1989 do not have expiration dates and do not need to be renewed unless you wish to use Global Entry kiosks at international airports in the U.S. you will have to get a replacement card. GE kiosks cannot read the old format Green cards. If you have a ...


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Go talk with an immigration lawyer immediately. This is not something you want to do on the advice of random internet strangers. As Musonius notes in comments, your mother has signaled immigration intent by filing for a green card. This will make it very hard to get a non-immigrant visa or VWP/ESTA as you have to show you have no immigration intent, which ...


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Here is my update after a recent travel out of the country and back to the U.S. Our port of entry was Los Angeles Airport. We travelled in a group of four; me and my wife with green card and parents with the B1/B2 visa. The CBP officer directed us to complete the immigration process together. We even filed only one customs declaration form.


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RoboKaren writes: You get in the line that says "permanent residents" on it. This is certainly true. But if there is no such line, and there is no nice woman in uniform (nor anyone else from whom to get more information), and you are faced with the two options "US citizens" or "non citizens," then you should take the noncitizens' line, because a ...


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No they won't. Just keep your cancelled passport with you too in case they ask for it.


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I'm assuming that you're not already visa exempt due to your nationality. Then Timatic states that as an Italian resident, you will not need a visa: Visa Exemptions: Passengers with a residence permit issued by Italy for a maximum stay of 90 days. The maximum stay is granted within 180 days. Passengers with a valid D visa issued by Italy for a maximum stay ...


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There are no fixed requirements about future validity of permanent residence cards for Schengen visa purposes. Your mother's status in the US is relevant in two ways for a Schengen visa application: To show that she resides legally in the country where she files her application. To bolster her claims of ties to the US (because ties to somewhere you don't ...


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Your US residence does not enable you to enter the UK visa free. However, you would not need a separate UK visa if your Irish Tourist Visa is endorsed with the coding BIVS. The British-Irish Visa Scheme allows for mutual recognition of short-stay visas between the UK and Ireland. If it does not, you would have to apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa.


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Does AP expire as soon as USCIS issues my Green Card? Your advance parole document automatically voids upon approval of your permanent residence petition. It’s akin to someone using a permanent resident card after their naturalization has been approved. when I re-enter the US, will they accept my Advance Parole? That said in their system it may take ...


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To add to the other answer, if your green card is an I-551 with no expiration date (these were issued in the 1980s), it is still valid today and can be used for all purposes that the green card can be used for, including for work and re-entry to the US. However, if your green card is an I-151 (these were issued before the 1980s), it is no longer valid now ...


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You can enter the US with only your green card; a passport is not required. As for entering Mexico: Timatic, the database which airlines use to verify passenger travel documents, states that you need both the passport and green card, but the passport only needs to be valid on the day you arrive. The relevant bits: Passport required. Passports ...


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The US Embassy in Mexico (which also frequently sees cases like this) has a web page about this situation. They say that you can go to the land border and present your case to CBP there. If you have other documents which identify you (e.g. passport) you should bring them so that CBP can be sure of who you are. In relevant part: Please see below for your ...


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You need your permanent resident card to return to the USA unlike a citizen who can just show up at the border with nothing and will be allowed in after some checks. I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation) You must file Form I-131A in person at a USCIS international field office or with a Consular Section at a U.S. Embassy or ...


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No, the 10 Year Multi-Entry Visa is not available to you. While you are a US Permanent Resident, you are still applying as a French Citizen using that Passport. You only options are Visas available for French Passports. The 2 Year Visa you mention is only available to Chinese Citizens who are US Permanent Residents and is valid only for Hong Kong.


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I've asked a few more people and it seems that indeed French citizens in the United States who want to apply to a Chinese L (tourist) visa have to apply at the Chinese consulate/embassy in person. French citizens typically (always?) require in person interview. It is not written rule. The reason I was given is that the French government requires Chinese ...


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If you are traveling by land or sea, you can enter both Canada and the US with just your green card. If you are traveling by air, you will need a passport or NEXUS card. Entry into Canada: I have U.S. residency (Green Card). Do I need a visa or an eTA to visit Canada or can I use my Green Card? ... When travelling by land or sea directly from the U.S., you ...


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To cross into Canada you'll need: for land, water, or air travel, a passport, or if crossing by land or water, a US passport card (unless you're also a US citizen, you won't be eligible for one), or if crossing by land or water, an enhanced driver's license (only a few states provide these, usually at extra cost) (only available to US citizens), or for air, ...


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On the site below, Travel document as Passport type is being offered. So check if on the application if there is also a Passport type field. [answered: there is none] Use the number of the Travel document for the Passport Number and select your nationality as stated in the Travel document. Since you must submit the Travel document with the visa ...


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The US governmental websites are contradicting themselves on whether presenting a passport is required. https://help.cbp.gov/s/article/Article-820?language=en_US (mirror) says no: If you are a green card holder and you do not stay outside the U.S. for 1 year or more, you should have either your green card (I-551) or your returning resident visa to re-enter ...


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Yes, Pakistani passport holders can transit through China for a layover up to 24 hours, and you are even allowed to get an entry permit on arrival and exit the airport. There are some exceptions, though, but it appears that they do not apply to you. Timatic, the database which airlines use to verify passenger travel documents, has the complete rules: ...


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With Russian citizenship and a US permanent residence: You don't need a visa in advance to transit through Japan. If you need to change airports or stay overnight, you can request a Shore Pass from Japan immigration on arrival. You don't need a visa to transit through Canada, but you do need to obtain the eTA electronic travel authorisation. You don't ...


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