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The US Extends Border Crossing Closure for Canadians
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States or Canada! On Wednesday, July 21st, the United States government announced plans to extend the closure of land borders with both Canada and Mexico to August […]
US Temporarily Restricts Visitor Travel from India
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States! It was announced that the United States plans on restricting travel to the US from India due to the increased amount of COVID cases in India. […]
Need to Enter the US When the Borders are Closed? Get the VisaPlace Entry Package!
Do you want to enter the United States during its travel restrictions during COVID-19? You may be able to! VisaPlace is offering a special Entry Package offer to help you enter the US while its borders are closed. Currently the United States has travel restrictions for many foreigners in efforts to keep the Coronavirus contained. […]
Trump Executive Order Suspending US Immigration: What This Really Means and What You Should Do
*Update 4/23/2020 11:07am The rule largely hits negatively the following groups – Parents of US citizens, Siblings of US citizens, Spouses and minor children of permanent residents, Green card lottery winners People NOT effected (These visa are still open) Spouses & minor children of US citizens, Special Immigrant Visas, EB-5 investor visas, Temporary visas of any kind—All work, […]
Iranian Student Detained in US Airport
An Iranian graduate student who planned to attend Michigan State University was detained at Detroit Metro Airport on Sunday, denied entry into the United States, then returned home, his attorney said. Alireza Yazdani, 27, was on a flight leaving Detroit on Monday, a day after he was detained and questioned by authorities. He had been […]
How to Not Be Denied Entry to the US: Advice from a U.S. Border Agent
A whistleblower, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, has written an email about a recent U.S. crackdown at the border. Whistleblower: a person who exposes secretive information or activity that is deemed illegal, unethical, or not correct within a private or public organization. The Whistleblower sent the email to Len Saunders an immigration lawyer. […]
Six Countries Added to Travel Ban, Travel Ban Changes
On Friday, February 1st, President Trump added six more countries to the list of nations that face travel restrictions to the United States. These new countries include Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania. They are added to the Travel Ban list from 2017. The majority of the countries on the Travel Ban list have substantial […]
How to Be Prepared for Customs Search: Social Media
The One Rule You May Have Forgot At Customs Be Prepared to Provide Your Social Media Accounts In June, 2016, the United States Department of Homeland Security devised a new law that foreign travelers may be required to give their social media accounts to the United State Immigration authorities. This rule is exclusive for travelers […]
These 3 Things Get People Denied Entry to the US Every Day
Hundreds of thousands of people enter the US through any one of the dozens of ports that dot the country’s lengthy borders. Not everyone who tries to enter is actually allowed in, though. In fact, hundreds of people are turned away at the US border every day. Why? Read on to learn the top […]
Couple Kept Apart – Wife Denied Entry to United States, Husband Denied Entry to Canada
An Australian citizen and a United States citizen who came to Canada for a second honeymoon have been kept apart by both of them bring denied entry – the Australian wife is currently being denied entry to the United States because her visa expired a few weeks ago, and her husband has old arrests that […]
Denied Entry to the USA at the Airport 2022: Next Steps
Inadmissibility affects many people, but for some, there is hope. The details of your denial are important and can mean the difference between denial and acceptance. The good news is that even if you have attempted to enter the US, and you have been refused entry, there might still be an opportunity for you to […]
Why Was I Refused Entry to the US When I have a Valid Visa?
What does a visa mean to you? I remember in late 2009, a young Korean lady was held at John F. Kennedy airport in New York by a US Immigration Officer who was accusing the young lady of illegally using her valid tourist visa to enter into the United States to do temporary work. The officer began […]
Can You Be Denied Entry to the US for Petty Offences?
Yes. Entering the US requires that you meet all of the US Entry requirements and if you do not, you can be denied. One of the main offences that can catch people by surprise is minor drug offences. This has become more of an issue as other nations have begun legalizing the use of marijuana. […]
President Obama’s US Immigration Reform Speech Highlights
US Immigration Reform United States President Barack Obama gave a speech at the National Council of La Raza this week, making several remarks on US immigration reform and gateways to United States Citizenship for illegal aliens living in the country. Obama also mentioned the DREAM Act, which was blocked in the Senate. The DREAM act […]