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shasankunay

Cruise to Mexico - H1B not stamped

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Hello and thank you in advance for whatever help you guys might be able to extend to me.

 

My H1B was approved in 2013 and I have not been back to India since then which means that my H1B has not been stamped. I recently got married to an American Citizen and we would like to take a Royal Carribean Cruise which goes to Cozumel, Mexico for 24 hours.

 

My questions are as follows:

  1. Do I need a visa to travel to Mexico?
  2. Will I be able to reenter USA without a stamped visa?

Once again I appreciate any comments or suggestions that you might send my way.

 

 

 

 

 

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Hello guys, 

 

** Have expired H1-B visa on Passport (Company A)

** Have approved H1-B Extension I-797 till 2017 (Company B). Visa not stamped.

 

I am planning to go Mexico on a one week cruise vacation and planning to re-enter using ‘Automatic Visa Revalidation’ (AVR) process. I have a question on the AVR applicability while re-entering US. Are there any issues if I have expired visa from Company A and the extension from Company B ? 

 

Can anyone please advise, this helps a lot. Thanks in advance.

 

Thanks much!

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As per my research, AVR is only valid for land borders. So, if you go for cruise you are crossing sea border. I did go for cruise but I had valid visa while coming back but I could be wrong. I came back from Canada(twice) without any issue but as I said it's land border.

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Hi 

 

Can you please let me if you went for the cruise and use AVR to re-enter US?

 

Thank you

AKB

 

 

Hello guys, 

 

** Have expired H1-B visa on Passport (Company A)

 

** Have approved H1-B Extension I-797 till 2017 (Company B). Visa not stamped.

 

 

 

I am planning to go Mexico on a one week cruise vacation and planning to re-enter using ‘Automatic Visa Revalidation’ (AVR) process. I have a question on the AVR applicability while re-entering US. Are there any issues if I have expired visa from Company A and the extension from Company B ? 

 

 

Can anyone please advise, this helps a lot. Thanks in advance.

 

 

 

Thanks much!

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I am in same situation but with same employer i got H1 extension. pls let me know if anyone of you traveled without stamping.

 

Thanks.

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