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So, I know this is a long shot, but any advice would be appreciated. 


I’m a 23 year old UK citizen but I lived in the States as a dependent of my father (H4 visa) until I was 21, at which time I aged out. I overstayed my H4 visa for a month before moving abroad. I’ve been back in the UK since fall of 2018 and living with my parents, who happened to move back to the UK while I was abroad. I’d like to go and visit my sister, who is a US citizen and stayed in California, sometime this year, but I know the chances of getting my tourist visa approved are slim due to the overstay and the lack of meaningful ties to my home country. I have the means to travel to the US and pay my way while I’m there, but I currently work remotely as a tutor, which also doesn’t help my case. 


I guess what I’m asking is if it’s even worth hoping for an approval. And if not, would the chances ever increase? I’m single and I plan to continue working online as I enjoy the freedom that it (usually) brings and the opportunity to travel. My worry is that the only way I’ll ever get approved is by hunkering down in the UK for years, never living abroad again, and completely changing my career plans. 


Although I don’t plan on living in the US again at any point of my life, I don’t like the idea of not being able to visit occasionally, as I do have a lot of memories and friendships there (which I suppose is another mark against approving my visa).

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If you aren't eligible for VWP, then your only hope is a B2........and you won't know for sure until you apply.....good luck.

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Agreed. One month overstay doesn't trigger any bar or ban, so, again unless as mentioned that causes you to be unable to use the visa waiver, which is might, then B2 is your only option. Have to try to find out.

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My understanding that overstaying the VWP means you can never use that but in this case she overstayed a H4, so I would try that first.

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