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Comparing milepost numbering to the route numbering of the US Interstate Highway System is wholly unsatisfactory, as the practice of numbering from south to north predates the Interstates. At first I thought it was following the precedent of US 1, which famously has mile marker 0 in Key West. Then I thought maybe the tradition went back to the Boston Post ...


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Visa status is based on purpose of the visit not your state of employment. B1/B2 visa is for tourism, business meetings etc. As long as this is what you are intending to do - there should be no issue. On the other hand B1/B2 is non-work visa - so you are not allowed to work in US.


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A US Citizen just needs to confirm their identity. However, since as an LPR you don't have an inherent right of entry, the CBP officer needs to confirm, on top of your identity, that you're still in fact an LPR and that no further inspection is needed before admitting you. For starters, they need to check your previous exits and entries to make sure that you ...


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Presumably your immigrant visa (ie, your 'Diversity Lottery' visa) has expired, as they expire 6 months after being issued. You then applied for an ESTA which was denied. It's impossible to say with certainty, however the visa is most likely the reason your new ESTA was denied. By applying for an immigrant visa you are deemed to have shown "immigrant ...


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I'd primarily wanted to keep it on hand as an option if I did want to work elsewhere in the future or my life circumstances changed further. How? Last I checked, US immigrant visas are only valid for 6 months, after which you have to apply anew (and with DV visa - you'll need to win the DV lottery anew). Is there anything I can do outside of apply for a B2 ...


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As of 2022, is it required to have a Covid vaccination certificate to enter the United States? Yes Are there exemptions for negative tests or prior infection? There is an exemption for prior infection. Negative tests are required for everyone as well. If you recently recovered from COVID-19, you may instead travel with documentation of recovery from ...


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If you have health insurance with your current job, you can usually use COBRA to keep the coverage, even after you quit, until you're covered under a new policy. COBRA, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, provides a way to continue your previous health insurance until you can enroll in a new plan. You do have to pay the premiums which may be ...


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Just to add to the existing answers, nowadays one can purchase Google Fi SIM cards in brick-and-mortar stores in the US such as Best Buy, and consequently in practice there's no need to have a US physical address.


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