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Hello everyone,

I have an IR-1 visa for the USA. I just want to ask if I want to go to mexico and canada , do I need a visa for it? Will my passport and greencard enough for me to present to the immigration people of those countries? I will really appreciate any infos regarding this.

Thank you very much in advance..

Have a nice day

Sam

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Indonesia
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I just showed the officer my passport and GC, and off we go across the border to Canada :D

Never been to Mexico though, so not sure what you need.


Me- Indonesia & hubby - US

married in Vancouver, Canada

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I just showed the officer my passport and GC, and off we go across the border to Canada :D

Never been to Mexico though, so not sure what you need.

All Green Card holders can visit Canada without visa (by contrast, most Canada PR's do need explicit B2 visas to visit US). For information on Mexico, you'd better visit the website(s) of its embassy/consulates in US (or CALL them).


2005/07/10 I-129F filed for Pras

2005/11/07 I-129F approved, forwarded to NVC--to Chennai Consulate 2005/11/14

2005/12/02 Packet-3 received from Chennai

2005/12/21 Visa Interview Date

2006/04/04 Pras' entry into US at DTW

2006/04/15 Church Wedding at Novi (Detroit suburb), MI

2006/05/01 AOS Packet (I-485/I-131/I-765) filed at Chicago

2006/08/23 AP and EAD approved. Two down, 1.5 to go

2006/10/13 Pras' I-485 interview--APPROVED!

2006/10/27 Pras' conditional GC arrives -- .5 to go (2 yrs to Conditions Removal)

2008/07/21 I-751 (conditions removal) filed

2008/08/22 I-751 biometrics completed

2009/06/18 I-751 approved

2009/07/03 10-year GC received; last 0.5 done!

2009/07/23 Pras files N-400

2009/11/16 My 46TH birthday, Pras N-400 approved

2010/03/18 Pras' swear-in

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05/16/2005 I-129F Sent

05/28/2005 I-129F NOA1

06/21/2005 I-129F NOA2

07/18/2005 Consulate Received package from NVC

11/09/2005 Medical

11/16/2005 Interview APPROVED

12/05/2005 Visa received

12/07/2005 POE Minneapolis

12/17/2005 Wedding

12/20/2005 Applied for SSN

01/14/2005 SSN received in the mail

02/03/2006 AOS sent (Did not apply for EAD or AP)

02/09/2006 NOA

02/16/2006 Case status Online

05/01/2006 Biometrics Appt.

07/12/2006 AOS Interview APPROVED

07/24/2006 GC arrived

05/02/2007 Driver's License - Passed Road Test!

05/27/2008 Lifting of Conditions sent (TSC > VSC)

06/03/2008 Check Cleared

07/08/2008 INFOPASS (I-551 stamp)

07/08/2008 Driver's License renewed

04/20/2009 Lifting of Conditions approved

04/28/2009 Card received in the mail

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Russia
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That a good link, thanks!

But what do they mean by "Tourist Card/FMT form issued by airlines"???

Visa not required for a touristic stay of max. 180 days,

provided holding:

- proof of residence; and

- Tourist Card/FMT form issued by airlines (free of charge)


09-02-2005 Applications for AOS, EAD, and AP received by MSC

10-21-2005 AOS fingerprint notice for 12-08-2005

11-07-2005 AP approved

12-05-2005 Infopass appt at San Jose office for interim EAD -- Refused, because it is already approved by MSC on 11-07-2005

12-07-2005 Attempt at interim EAD at San Francisco office -- no go. Back to San Jose, where CSO (chief station officer) tells they will contact MSC via email to request permission to issue interim EAD

12-08-2005 Biometrics for AOS and EAD. Having no EAD appt letter was no problem (used EAD NOA)

12-15-2005 EAD arrived in the mail

12-24-2005 Received interview letter; interview scheduled 03-01-2006

01-28-2006 Received replacement SSN card in married name (5 wks since application)

03-01-2006 AOS interview -- approved; received stamp in the passport

03-13-2006 Green card arrived in the mail

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Filing for removal of conditions

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Russia
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http://www.delta.com/planning_reservations...ation/index.jsp

But what do they mean by "Tourist Card/FMT form issued by airlines"???

Visa not required for a touristic stay of max. 180 days, provided holding:

- proof of residence; and

- Tourist Card/FMT form issued by airlines (free of charge)

Anyone knows?


09-02-2005 Applications for AOS, EAD, and AP received by MSC

10-21-2005 AOS fingerprint notice for 12-08-2005

11-07-2005 AP approved

12-05-2005 Infopass appt at San Jose office for interim EAD -- Refused, because it is already approved by MSC on 11-07-2005

12-07-2005 Attempt at interim EAD at San Francisco office -- no go. Back to San Jose, where CSO (chief station officer) tells they will contact MSC via email to request permission to issue interim EAD

12-08-2005 Biometrics for AOS and EAD. Having no EAD appt letter was no problem (used EAD NOA)

12-15-2005 EAD arrived in the mail

12-24-2005 Received interview letter; interview scheduled 03-01-2006

01-28-2006 Received replacement SSN card in married name (5 wks since application)

03-01-2006 AOS interview -- approved; received stamp in the passport

03-13-2006 Green card arrived in the mail

---

Filing for removal of conditions

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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http://www.delta.com/planning_reservations...ation/index.jsp

But what do they mean by "Tourist Card/FMT form issued by airlines"???

Visa not required for a touristic stay of max. 180 days, provided holding:

- proof of residence; and

- Tourist Card/FMT form issued by airlines (free of charge)

Anyone knows?

I have been to Mexico, but on AP. Did not need a Visa, but check on the Mexican Consulate site as to what you need. Seem to recollect it was pretty comprehensive.


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