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Long queues at check-in

Long queues at check-in

15 Aug 2017 The American Dream

Summer has come and everyone is dreaming of spending their vacation time abroad. Nevertheless, travelers going to the United States will have to face one or another waiting line this year.

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Visa Bulletin

14 Aug 2017 The American Dream

Visa Bulletin

The Visa Bulletin is published by the U.S. State Department on a regular basis. It gives you the chance to determine with the help of your case number when your interview appointment might take place. The case numbers for September were just released!

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Safety First? TSA PreCheck!

18 Jul 2017 The American Dream

Safety First? TSA PreCheck! The TSA PreCheck Program has been launched for travelers to the USA! Safety regulations and security checks at the U.S. border are notorious for being strict and to some extent complicated. All these regulations, however, are not as complicated as you may think at first glance and it is only getting...

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Visa Bulletin 08/2017

14 Jul 2017 The American Dream

Visa Bulletin 08/2017

All Green Card winners of the diversity visa program DV-2017 please check this information carefully:

Visa Bulletin

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Global Entry per Express

11 Jul 2017 The American Dream

Global Entry per Express Frequent travelers to the USA who want speed through lines to save time are excited about the possibility to enter the USA under the Global Entry Program. Applicants do not even have to wait for a Global Entry interview anymore and can now complete the required interview when entering the...

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Visa Information & Tips

7 Jul 2017 The American Dream

Visa Information & Tips Your Question: I entered the United States in Los Angeles with my family on July 2nd for a 3-week round-trip vacation through California. Since everyone in my family is a German citizen, we easily entered the USA with an ESTA under the Visa Waiver Program.

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U.S. Supreme Court about Trump Travel Ban

29 Jun 2017 The American Dream

U.S. Supreme Court about Trump Travel Ban Since the beginning of the year, there has been much discussion in America about President Trump’s Executive Order banning travel for citizens of certain Muslim countries. This 90-day ban refers to the revised order from March 6th, 2017.

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Independence Day Special

21 Jun 2017 The American Dream

Independence Day Special Independence Day is the most important holiday in the United States of America and that is no exaggeration. Since 1938 this holiday has been one of the few paid federal holidays in the USA and is celebrated like none other! The historical and patriotic importance of Independence Day is what...

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NEW VISA FORM DS-5535

20 Jun 2017 The American Dream

NEW VISA FORM DS-5535 Does the new Form DS-5535 put applicants applying for a U.S. visa under general suspicion? Those applying for a U.S. visa may be asked by a consular officer reviewing the applications to compete an additional questionnaire called Form DS-5535. 

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CAN AN ESTA APPLICATION BE DENIED?

13 Jun 2017 The American Dream

CAN AN ESTA APPLICATION BE DENIED? Currently, there are 38 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program. You may think that just because you are a citizen of one of these countries that you can automatically travel visa-free under the U.S. visa waiver program. That is, however, not the case.

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Visa Information & Tips

26 May 2017 The American Dream

Visa Information & Tips Your Question: As a huge USA-fan I travel to the United States about two times a year for vacation. On several occasions, I have been annoyed by the long waiting times to enter the country at the airport. A friend of mine recommended applying for a B-2 Tourist Visa.

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