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My wife is a citizen of Canada. She has legal residence in
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Hello, I want to travel to Costa Rica and I would like to stay there longer than 90 days. Do I need to apply for B-1/2 visa or ESTA as transit is enough? And If I apply for ESTA as transit can I fly b… read more
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Please note that I only want to consult attorney Judith for it. I can wait until she is online. ------------------------------------- My fiance is a citizen of costa rica residing in costa rica at the… read more
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Hi, We are currently on an around the world trip, and our travel plans involve some 85 days in the US, then 1 month in Antigua, before then continuing on to Costa Rica and other places. However, the f… read more
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Hi, I AM A us CITIZEN,My wife is a citizen of India and a
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Thanks so much for all the info. Neither my fiance nor I particularly
Thanks so much for all the info. Neither my fiance nor I particularly care for the idea of living in the US, certainly not for 6 months per year over 3 years, so maybe you can help us figure out the b… read more
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17 year old that we have power of attorney for from Costa Rica
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My fiance is a Swiss citizen living in Costa Rica and she has
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My Austrian friends (19 years old) is currently in the us under a J1 as an Au pair. Her contract is due to be Terminated May 12, 2010 because of lack of work. Since she would not complete the program … read more
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