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My hubby has a valid passport but recently expired visa, can…

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My hubby has a valid passport but recently expired visa, can he still travel within the US

Lawyer's Assistant: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?

We meet with out lawyer to start the process on Monday

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

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Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq.
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What is his current legal status in the U.S.?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
We are married, he came here as a student , his passport is valid but his visa expired 12/22/17
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
But it expired 12/22/17

You are a U.S. Citizen?

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And is he still in legal status? Also, why can't he renew his passport at his country's embassy or consulate in the U.S.?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
i am an US citizen
His passport is valid but the visa has expired,,
We just want to know if we are safe to travel within the US

If his status is expired, the safest way for a person out of status to travel is by air domestically. TSA is generally interested in just checking to see that the person that purchased the ticket is the person passing through the gate, so they will just check his passport as an ID and it won't really matter that it is expired.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
just to recap,
His passport will be used as an ID only, no concern regarding his visa.

Correct. While there is never a 100% guarantee that he won't have an issue, this type of travel is the safest for him. Let me know if you need anything else, but please do not forget that positive rating. Thank you!

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