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Top Tips for Getting Your J-1 Visa Approved
For those who want to travel and experience a different culture, exchange programs can offer a rewarding educational and cultural experience. Before coming to the U.S. and beginning your program, you’ll probably need to apply for a J-1 (exchange visitor) visa if you’re interested in participating in a U.S. exchange program. The J-1 visa is […]
The US Will No Longer Need Covid-19 Testing for Air Travelers
According to a senior administration official and a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official, the Biden administration is expected to announce Friday that the US CDC will no longer require travelers to test negative for Covid-19 before entering the US. This change will take effect for US-bound plane travelers at midnight on Sunday, according […]
Moving from Alberta to Texas: Everything You Need to Know
Are you a Canadian resident of Alberta thinking about relocating to Texas? You’re not alone. Texas is the United States’ second-most populous state, and it’s simple to understand why. Every year, a large number of visitors visit due to the pleasant weather, diversified population, and melting pot of cultures. Not to mention that Texas’ thriving economy attracts […]
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Visitors to the US Required to Be Vaccinated
All international passengers, including Canadians, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the country via land ports of entry and ferry terminals as of Jan. 22, according to the US Department of Homeland Security. At land ports of entry and ferry terminals along the US-Mexico and US-Canada borders, the regulation applies. The US had […]
US Immigration 2021: Year in Review
Throughout the year of 2021, many important developments in immigration have occurred in the United States, particularly as a result of COVID-19’s continuous immigration adjustments. Despite this, the majority of visas are still being filed for, and US immigration is on the rise. President Biden has made several adjustments to the US immigration system about […]
How to Cross the US/Canada Border: Travel Restriction Update
Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed.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! Travel restriction updates have been looming around for over a year now due to the impact COVID-19 left on the nation. Since then, both […]
US Reopening Border to Fully Vaccinated Travelers
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! The US announced its plans to ease travel restrictions to those interested in traveling from abroad. Many tourists have been waiting for this news since the […]
Invitation Letter for United States Visitor Visa
A letter of invitation is a formal letter written by a legal resident or citizen of the United States to invite a foreign friend or family member, such as a brother or sister, to their home. This sponsor must certify that they can accommodate the visitor in their house and ensures that the visitor will […]
How Long Does It Take To Get A Tourist Visa in the United States?
Every day millions of individuals who live abroad are starting the visitor visa application process to the United States. These travelers are usually coming for one of two reasons, business or tourism through a B-1 visa or B-2 visa. To ensure you receive your visitor visa in time before your travel plans, you will want […]
The US Adds Canada to ‘Do Not Travel’ List
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 Tuesday, April 20th, the United States added a substantial amount of countries to the State Department’s “Do Not Travel” list – Canada, Mexico, […]
Can Visitors Get Covid-19 Vaccine in the US?
The United States of America is producing and distributing more COVID vaccines than anywhere in the world right now. People from outside of the US are desperate to get one of these vaccines. Some people have found a way to jump the line for a COVID-19 vaccine, it’s called Vaccine Tourism. Medical tourism has always […]
Snowbird, Canadian Citizens, May Get US COVID-19 Vaccine
Since the US borders are open to Canadians many are still flying south during this wintertime. Some of these ‘snowbirds‘ are hoping to get the COVID-19 vaccine while they’re living in the US for the winter. Florida holds the record for most snowbirds in the US. This southern state continues to have rising COVID-19 cases […]
I-94 Arrival/Departure Forms for Visiting the US
The Form I-94 is a requirement for foreign nationals entering the US for a temporary amount of time. All people except for US citizens, permanent residents, those with US immigrant visas, and most Canadian citizens visiting or in transit, are required to fill out the form. A Customs and Border Protection officer will attach the […]
How Can You Immigrate to the US under COVID-19?
Here at VisaPlace, we know that right now during this COVID-19 national pandemic, many individuals are on their toes trying to stay on track to reach their immigration goals. Although Coronavirus restrictions have affected US immigration, it is important to stay positive and know what this really means for you. What is Really Happening in […]
US Visa Refusal Letter and What to Do
Unfortunately, not all applications for immigration to the US are accepted by USCIS. This means there will be cases where the applicant receives a refusal letter. This letter denies the applicant’s application to enter the US. While disheartening, a US refusal letter does not mean that you need to give up on your dream to […]