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How often can you visit in a 10 year tourist visa?

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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Moldova
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My in-laws are currently visiting the U.S. from Moldova for 6 months. Both of my in-laws have a 10 year tourist visa. They want to come back to the U.S. for another 6 months after returning to Moldova for 2 months. They have already been to the U.S. 3 times for 2-3 months each time, but have always allowed at least a year before they came back. Is there any limit on the number of visits that you can make each year? Is there a limit to the amount of time you can stay in the U.S. each year as long as you return to your home country before the amount of time that the border agent approves you for upon arrival?

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ireland
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It's up to the border agent, but the general guideline is to spend more time outside the country than inside, so they may well be denied entry.


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Me: Irish/ Swiss citizen, and now naturalised US citizen. Husband: USC; twin babies born Feb 08 in Ireland and a daughter in Feb 2010 in Arkansas who are all joint Irish/ USC. Did DCF (IR1) in 6 weeks via the Dublin, Ireland embassy and now living in Arkansas.

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Agreeing with Penguin; in addition, they cannot spend more than 180 days in any given calendar year in the US as that would make them residents.


There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism. When I refer to hyphenated Americans, I do not refer to naturalized Americans. Some of the very best Americans I have ever known were naturalized Americans, Americans born abroad. But a hyphenated American is not an American at all . . . . The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities, an intricate knot of German-Americans, Irish-Americans, English-Americans, French-Americans, Scandinavian-Americans or Italian-Americans, each preserving its separate nationality, each at heart feeling more sympathy with Europeans of that nationality, than with the other citizens of the American Republic . . . . There is no such thing as a hyphenated American who is a good American. The only man who is a good American is the man who is an American and nothing else.

President Teddy Roosevelt on Columbus Day 1915

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