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I intend to visit the United States between March 2nd and March 5. I am a dual citizen of Canada and Latvia.

On the date I intend to enter, I won't have access to my Canadian passport--I am currently in the process of obtaining a K1 Visa, and my passport is schedule to be in processing by the Montreal Consulate during this time period. I do not intend to immigrate on this date--I will return to Canada on March 5 in order to receive my K1 visa, finalize my preparations to move, and enter the United States using my K1

Will I be able to enter the United States and return to Canada after three days by using my Latvian passport as a travel document and a photocopy of my Canadian passport as proof of my legal residency in Canada?

Does anyone have any experience/suggestions for a situation like this? I'd also love to find some sort of document on the CBP website that discusses something like this?

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Tough question as admittance is up to the border agents at the port of entry. Since your Latvian (is Latvia part of the VWP?) won't have your visa in it, but I also assume will be tied to your canadian passport electronically - they will know you have a K1 visa is progress, but it can't be activated since it won't be in your possession

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Latvia is a VWP country.

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