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I need to file a bankruptcy in order to return (and then
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I'm an overstayer at the moment, by about a month, and I
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Rules for traveling. From Untied state to Hamilton. Just
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I received a speeding ticket for traveling over 100km/h on a
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I stay in USA years 10 months apprx. on visitor visa. i
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I came from my holiday and they told me that I should have
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My friend has a criminal conviction resulting in 5 years custodial
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Hello, I have just undergone a random breath test in NZ and
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