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Old Dec 13th 2009, 11:09 pm
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Thanks for the constructive response
So, tell us, what do you have planned next on your one man crime spree?
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Old Dec 13th 2009, 11:15 pm
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Look - don't scare the guy off. I want to know what happens.
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Old Dec 13th 2009, 11:21 pm
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Look - don't scare the guy off. I want to know what happens.
Same here....personally I'd have shelved the trip, but I am interested to know the outcome....
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Old Dec 13th 2009, 11:56 pm
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Same here....personally I'd have shelved the trip, but I am interested to know the outcome....
Fair comment. I too am interested - assuming they have Internet access in Gitmo.
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Old Dec 14th 2009, 12:06 am
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I'm interested to know if there's a reason why a CDN border official wouldn't question someone with a non-US passport about what they are doing in Canadia....and what happens when a person tells them they are a USC travelling without a US passport.
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Old Dec 14th 2009, 12:07 am
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Originally Posted by mrfoxy76 View Post
Thanks for the constructive response
You're welcome.

But in all seriousness - if my comment has in any way caused you to even think twice about committing a crime against the US goverernment, then it has indeed been constructive.
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Old Dec 14th 2009, 12:28 am
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Originally Posted by BritishGuy36 View Post
You're welcome.

But in all seriousness - if my comment has in any way caused you to even think twice about committing a crime against the US goverernment, then it has indeed been constructive.
Do you really intend to sound this self-righteous about this whole thing? Yes - he's making a shite decision but you're making it sound like you are taking personal offense.

He's had enough of a hard time over this so FFS just let him get on with it. There are a few of us who would like him to come back and let us know what actually happens when you try this.


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committing a crime against the US goverernment
Shock, ****ing horror!
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Old Dec 14th 2009, 12:50 am
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If you're just going to do it anyway I don't understand why you asked.
my reason for asking is quite simple i was sure other people has been in this predicament and was wondering what happened.


maybe i am wrong and will find out soon i really don't see this as a big deal, i traveled 3 weeks ago and used my green card. i become a citizen and cannot get a passport in time also all of the same day passport offices are +400 miles from where i live.

time will tell and if anyone else in is in similar situation they can make a better decision once i post what happens.
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I'm interested to know if there's a reason why a CDN border official wouldn't question someone with a non-US passport about what they are doing in Canadia....and what happens when a person tells them they are a USC travelling without a US passport.
i wasn't aware of any restrictions on uk citizens entering Canada?
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maybe i am wrong and will find out soon i really don't see this as a big deal, i traveled 3 weeks ago and used my green card.
Huge difference there though, you weren't a citizen then, now you are and thems the law.

And generally a UK citizen entering Canada from the US without a greencard would have a I-94 to show them, which you wouldn't so it could raise a flag.

There is the safe option of just not going...and you also don't say if your driving over or flying...you might not be let on the plane if you fly.
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Originally Posted by mrfoxy76 View Post
my reason for asking is quite simple i was sure other people has been in this predicament and was wondering what happened.

maybe i am wrong and will find out soon i really don't see this as a big deal, i traveled 3 weeks ago and used my green card. i become a citizen and cannot get a passport in time also all of the same day passport offices are +400 miles from where i live.
I've been winding you up a bit here, and it's easy to say that you should have scheduled things better, but you do make a fair point, about what happens when real life comes up against inflexible bureaucracy.
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time will tell and if anyone else in is in similar situation they can make a better decision once i post what happens.
You're right and, though I still think you're making a bad call, your report will, at least, be instructive to others.
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Originally Posted by mrfoxy76 View Post
a) i really don't see this as a big deal

b) i traveled 3 weeks ago and used my green card.
a) I refer you to my first post to this thread.

b) 3 weeks ago, you weren't a US Citizen, and held the correct document to enter the US.

Originally Posted by mrfoxy76 View Post
i wasn't aware of any restrictions on uk citizens entering Canada?
There are two things you are doing crossing the border....entering one country and exiting another. You have a document that may allow you to enter Canada, but not the correct one to leave the USA. Of course, the Canadians don't have to let you in....it's not like you've got a Canadian passport. As Bob said, the document you'll be entering on is not in the 'condition' (including I-94) that those of all other UK Citizens trying to get into Canada (from the US) is in.

By all means go for it....if we don't hear from you later in the week....well....we'll presume you've got more interesting things on your mind.

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Do you really intend to sound this self-righteous about this whole thing? Yes - he's making a shite decision but you're making it sound like you are taking personal offense.
You can take it how you want....it seems you didn't take it how I intended it, but sometimes that happens on forums. My advice is to chill. After all, I didn't call you an idiot.

Although you do seem to like sprouts an inordinate amount.....
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Originally Posted by mrfoxy76 View Post
my reason for asking is quite simple i was sure other people has been in this predicament and was wondering what happened.


maybe i am wrong and will find out soon i really don't see this as a big deal, i traveled 3 weeks ago and used my green card. i become a citizen and cannot get a passport in time also all of the same day passport offices are +400 miles from where i live.

time will tell and if anyone else in is in similar situation they can make a better decision once i post what happens.
OK that's fair enough.

TBH my daughter was in a similar situation a few years ago. She was a student in Toronto and had to fly down to NJ for her interview and oath ceremony then fly back the same day because she was in the middle of uni exams. Before she left the US we applied for her US PP. We had been advised if she could prove she had immediately applied for a US expedited PP, had a notorized copy of her naturalisation certificate and an official letter from the university stating the date/time of her exams the IO's would probably let her re-enter the US. However as it turned out she did not need to enter the US until she received her US PP. She flew from Newark airport to Toronto without a problem...entering Canada using her UK PP containing her Canadian student visa.

Your problem could well be (from what you've said) that you haven't applied for a US PP and are now trying to leave and re-enter the US.

Please post back and let us know what happens as it may help someone else. Good luck.

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