US Visitor Visa: US Immigration News

The latest news about US visitor visas, which is a type of Temporary Resident Visa that is an official document issued by a United States visa office. It is then placed in your passport to show that you have met the requirements for admission to the US as a temporary resident. We discuss travel requirements for visitors and rules and regulations that may apply.There are different types of visitor visas and a certain amount of time a person is allowed to reside in the US. For more questions on visitor visas, visit our page on United States visitor visas.

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Secrets to Get Through US Customs Successfully

February 18, 2019 / /

Coming to the US for leisure or work can be an exciting adventure but there is one thing that everyone can agree on, no one enjoys clearing customs. Regardless of what country you’re traveling from, everyone still has to answer to custom officers once you’ve arrived in the United States. Typically everyone dreads clearing customs […]

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Top Questions About Sponsoring a Boyfriend/Girlfriend to the US

September 18, 2018 / /

Thousands of people contact VisaPlace each year with a similar question: how can I bring my girlfriend or boyfriend to the US? Although it seems like there could be an easy answer it can be a bit more difficult because there are many different options. Love is a powerful thing that make people do crazy things including […]

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How Can I Bring a Dog Into the United States?

July 31, 2018 / /

Although this isn’t a largely spoken about topic many people don’t know that dogs also have immigration standards that have to be met to enter the United States. Bringing your dog into the US can be a hassle as a variety of information must be provided to get your dog clearance to enter. Dog immigration […]

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Secrets to Getting a US Visitor Visa

May 14, 2018 / /

What is a US Visitor Visa? If you are planning on traveling to the United States for business, tourism, vacation, or visit, you may need to apply for a visitor visa. This visa will allow you to temporarily visit the United States, and comes in the form of a B-1, B-2, or B-1/B-2 combination visa. […]

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How Long Can a Canadian Stay in the US 2019?

February 3, 2015 / /

We are asked, especially during the winter season, how long can a Canadian stay in the US? Well, there’s a real misconception out there and I want to try to clear it up once and for all. Most people think that you can stay as a Canadian in the United States for a maximum of […]

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How Can I Extend My Stay in the US?

May 3, 2013 /

Are you enjoying yourself in the U.S and would like to extend your US visa? This ensures that you keep a legal status in the United States. How Many Times Can I Apply to Extend My Stay? You cannot apply for your extension as many times as you would like. However, depending on the justification you […]

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Do I need a visa for a business meeting in the United States

April 23, 2013 / /

Are you a foreign national who wishes to travel to the United States in order to attend a business meeting? You are not alone! The United States is a very important global hub of international business, with many visitors every year attending meetings, conferences and conventions. However, not everyone can just head to the United […]

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Is there a Retirement Visa for the United States?

April 21, 2013 / /

Every year, many Canadian citizens flock to the United States in search of a warmer climate. Whether they only wish to spend their winters in the United States or they want to live in the United States permanently after they retire, they will have to do so through the proper channels and in the proper […]

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Snowbird Visa

Is There a Snowbird Visa for Canadians?

April 9, 2013 / /

A question we are asked often at our immigration law firm is whether or not there is a visa or a way that Canadian citizens can easily retire in the United States. Unfortunately, even though something like this would be hugely popular and a great cash grab for the US government, a snowbird visa or retirement […]

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Do Canadian Permanent Residents Need a US Visitor Visa to Enter the US

July 26, 2009 / /

If you are a Canadian Permanent resident and not a Canadian citizen, you may require a visa to enter the USA depending on what country you are from. For instance, if you are a Canadian PR from India, you will need to apply for a US Visitor Visa whereas if you are from, say, the […]

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