Begin Preparations Now For Summer Travel – Delays Anticipated

As peak summer travel season approaches, Foster LLP would like to remind clients that they should review their immigration documents and take steps in advance of international travel to minimize disruptions in their travel schedule or delays in their ability to reenter the United...

Carry-On Restrictions for Certain Flights to the United States and United Kingdom

The United States and the United Kingdom have announced similar restrictions on carry-on items for certain international flights arriving in each country from the Middle East and North Africa. Carry-On Restrictions for Flights from Certain Airports in the Middle East and North...

International Holiday Travel Reminders

As peak holiday travel season approaches, Foster LLP would like to remind clients that they should review their travel documents and take steps in advance of international travel to avoid or minimize disruptions in their travel schedule, or delays in their ability to reenter the...

Five Tips for Managing the Holiday Travel – and Visa Application – Season

Planning holiday travel?  You aren’t the only one.  Many temporary workers and students in the United States will travel internationally during the holiday season.  And many will need to apply for new visas before returning to work or school in January.  This annual rush of...

Congress and President Agree on New Law Tightening Visa Waiver/ESTA Program

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the new Visa Waiver Program restrictions passed by Congress. The new restrictions exclude from participation those individuals who have been present in Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria at any time since March 1, 2011, with the...

Increased Scrutiny on Travel Documents May Delay or Disrupt International Travel

Due to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, all U.S. government agencies involved in immigration and security processes have been directed to review procedures. Immigration Inspectors and the airlines that have contractual arrangements with the...

Be Prepared for Your International Holiday Travel

As peak holiday travel season approaches, clients should review their travel documents and take steps in advance of international travel to avoid or minimize disruptions in their travel schedule, or delays in their ability to reenter the United States in the appropriate...

New Restrictions Proposed on Visa Waiver/ESTA Travel

On Monday, November 30, 2015, the White House released a new Fact Sheet on proposed Visa Waiver Program enhancements, some of which are already under way. The Fact Sheet provides information regarding the existing security screening process for Visa Waiver travelers to the United...

DOS Issues Worldwide Travel Alert; US Embassy in Brussels Suspends Visa Services

On Monday, November 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of State issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans due to increased terrorist threats, and the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Brussels has temporarily suspended visa processing as much of the city remains on lockdown...

CBP Requires Additional Documents from L-2 Dependents Traveling to the U.S. Without the L-1 Worker

L-2 nonimmigrants traveling separately from their L-1 spouse/parent recently have reported being placed in secondary inspection by U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) when initially entering or returning to the United States in L-2 status. L-2 nonimmigrants are the...
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