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Returning to the US from India as a US Citizen

I'm confused because United Airlines only sent me a receipt for my purchase. I'm not sure of how I would obtain my boarding pass. When the check-in window opens they'll send you an email with the ...
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ESTA or study Visa?

As a practical matter, your daughter, if she travels to the US for a month, earns no money, and flies home (or at least out of the US) afterwards is not likely to run into any trouble if she travels ...
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Are masks still enforced on Turkish Airlines flights from countries without a mask mandate?

As per FlyerTalk, masks are still required on paper but enforcement is hit or miss in practice, especially in the last few weeks: I noticed a big reduction in mask usage at IST from late April (the ...
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Taking two cars to Tijuana from San Diego

I was reluctant to put this as an answer as I don't have first hand experience or any official sources, however yes I believe it's allowed. You are almost certain to be stopped and questioned about ...
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Which airlines are the US flag carrier?

I think part of the confusion here arises from conflating "U.S. flag air carrier" with "U.S. flag carrier," which are two entirely different things. What is a "Flag Carrier?&...
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Which airlines are the US flag carrier?

As mentioned in other answers, the source of US government grant funding may stipulate choice of a carrier according to the Fly America Act. The Act specifies conditions where exceptions can be made - ...
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How to go cheap way (train/bus/flight) from New York city to Oklahoma city (Stillwater)?

Flying seems IMO the best option. One way flights start at around $220 (United from LaGuardia) A bus like Greyhound is cheaper (starting at $140) but it'll take you more than 36 hours and you have to ...
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Which airlines are the US flag carrier?

Your source refers to the Fly America Act. That act is explained in more detail on the GSA website. A real simplistic answer to your question is that a US “flag carrier” is any airline certificated ...
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Information Required for DS 160 Form

This is now the third time you have asked essentially the same question: how to apply for a visa to visit the US. The previous questions are here and here. Each question has generated many suggestions ...
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Can I go to Mexico with a J-1 visa right before it expires?

Yes. If your Thai passport and the US J-1 visa in your passport both remain valid at the time you travel to Mexico, you will be able enter Mexico for tourism and vacation, then fly back to Thailand ...
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US Passport Control - should my passport have an exit stamp when entering the US?

Does that mean I must go through a third country when traveling from Israel to the US ...? No. If the answer is no, then what passport information should I fill in the airline check-in form - The ...
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Travelling to the US with prescription medication Sertraline

US immigration/customs does not routinely ask about what medication you may be travelling with, nor do the routinely search bags on arrival. Thus it is most likely carrying this medication will have ...
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Travelling to the US with prescription medication Sertraline

Here is an article from the US Customs and Border patrol giving the basic facts about bringing prescription drugs. The main points are: Prescription medications should be in their original containers ...
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Expired US passport - dual citizenship

Make sure you give the airlines both passports when departing from your other country of origin. This way the airline won't ask for your US passport when you leave the US. I was able to enter the US ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

What will be the distance time for example Washington D.C to Ottawa by ferry, boat taking into account specific halts at strategic locations? As others have noted, this is a very odd itinerary. ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

There is so little demand for it that no one offers this service as a routine commercial venture. As such, you can do it, but as more of an "Around the World in 80 Days" style adventure. ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

There are lots of commercial ships between the U.S. and Canada. Aside from the many ferries and such that have already been listed, nearly all cruises to or from Alaska have either a stop or a ...
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My place of birth does not match my passport

You should apply for a normal Yeman passport that is factually correct in every way especially the correct place of birth ... I applied to obtain American citizenship and then left everything and ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

You could potentially get from Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) to Newark (New Jersey, United States), or from Baltimore (Maryland, United States) to Halifax by freighter travel. Although bookings are ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

While not a ferry, there are cruises which are certainly commercial travel. For example, this is a page of Princess cruises. Not sure if you can take it one-way - e.g., US to Canada and stay in Canada....
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

Ottawa, to your example, is not commercially accessible by water. To the northwest, the Ottawa River disappears into the Canadian hinterland, making the border between Ontario and Quebec, where it ...
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ESTA for Italian spouse

ESTA, or more correctly, the US Visa Waiver Program (which is what the approved ESTA allows you to use to enter the country) is based on your country of citizenship. The citizenship of your husband (...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

On the east coast: There is a ferry between Maine and Nova Scotia. https://www.ferries.ca/thecat/overview/ There used to be one between Boston and Nova Scotia but it was discontinued Since you asked ...
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Booking tickets to the US from India with a single name

Indeed, FNU is what you should put down. Here's a tweet as an example from Westjet: If you have no surname you would put all given names in the last name field and "FNU" in the first name ...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

There are at least four international ferries I can think of on the west coast: MV Coho (Black Ball Ferries) - https://www.cohoferry.com/ - Port Angeles to Victoria - 90 minutes, 42 km Sidney-...
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Travelling from USA to Canada by Ship

Are their commercial boats, ferries which can allow passengers to travel from USA to Canada and vice versa? Yes, e.g. Victoria Clipper between Seattle and Victoria. 2 hours and 45 minutes, traveling ...
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Applying for US visas without being a permanent resident of that country, is this possible?

Is it possible? Yes Ideally you should schedule an appointment for your visa interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in the country where you live, but the U.S. does not require visitors to apply ...
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Different city name in DS-2019 and passport

Since you ask for an emergency answer, I'll post this not terribly definitive answer in the hope that it will reduce your anxiety. It's probably ok. As an example, someone born in Chelsea might be ...
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Transit time: Lima to Ft. Lauderdale, then on to New York

If this is single ticket on Jet Blue, the answer is yes. You have a very good chance of making the connection as is and even if there is a major delay and/or you get snagged in immigration, baggage, ...
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Dual citizen traveling to US: one valid passport; US visa in other-country expired passport

No, you will NOT be allowed enter the US using your visa on the expired passport. Although the US does allow entry using a visa on an expired passport, this is only allowed when the personal details - ...
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Expired US passport - dual citizenship

Let's clarify the process a little bit. In most cases, each international flight involves TWO transactions: departing country A and entering country B. You do NOT need to use the same passport for ...
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Expired US passport - dual citizenship

When you leave the US, the airlines is primarily concerned about you being allowed into your target country. If you have a valid passport to enter that country, you are good. If you have a round-trip ...
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Expired US passport - dual citizenship

When exiting the US should i give the airline my other passport (knowing that i am flying back to my other country of citizenship) or should i give them my US passport? Give them your other passport. ...
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I made a mistake on my ESTA, am I screwed?

You are definitely not "screwed"! There's 2 issues that you're going to have to address as a part of the visa interview. The fact you've visited Iraq and Iran since 2011. This fact IS an ...
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Domestic US flights with expired passport

One option is that the emergency travel document that your country's consulate can issue you would probably suffice as ID for airport security checkpoints. However, the emergency travel document ...
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Can I enter the US with a certificate of COVID recovery if I only have an official positive test from the past 1-2 days?

(The below is over-simplified and thus not necessarily technically correct on all levels - but it's good enough for a travel site!) Broadly speaking there are two common types of tests used for COVID-...
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Domestic US flights with expired passport

My passport will expire soon and to get a new one I must go back to my home country, which I plan to do in few months. I have a valid Visa until 2023. I would like to travel within the US before going ...
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What kind of U.S. visa do I need to visit my current employer's office in the U.S.?

Everything the other posters have said seems accurate. Three more things: You said that you would be working in the US office. As the others have pointed out, that's generally not a problem with a B-1,...
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What kind of U.S. visa do I need to visit my current employer's office in the U.S.?

Other answers say that you need a B-1/B-2 visa, but this is not precisely true. As a business visitor, you will be in B-1 status as a "visitor for business." B-2 designates the closely ...
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What kind of U.S. visa do I need to visit my current employer's office in the U.S.?

You'd need a B1/B2 visa. You can apply for it via your nearest US consulate. You can apply it online first, and schedule a physical interview on the nearest available date. You'll need to explain your ...
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