Are you visiting America for first time? It is exciting and thrilling isn't
it? Can't blame you for that good feeling because if you have been issued travel
documents to enter US, you are one of lucky ones!
Imagine, there are millions of people all around world who wish to visit
United States of America but more than two-thirds of those who applied for a US
visa are denied for some reasons! So congratulate yourself that you have your US
Always remember that having a visa is not end of your struggle to have one.
It is just beginning of more thrills ahead. For one thing, as you enter
United States of America, you will go through port of entries where
immigration officials will still determine if you can come in through doors of
the country. If you got your visa fraudulently, you can be caught and be
If you are coming to US as a tourist, immigration officers at port of
entry will also determine how long you will be granted to stay in US.
Legally, you are only allowed to stay in US only on amount of time you are
granted by immigrations officers. If you overstay, you become an over staying
alien and would be subject to possible deportation. However, you may apply for an
extension of stay. Your application for extension, however, does not guarantee