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Canadian wants to cross US Border for a week vacation, but currently unemployed?

Canadian wants to cross US Border for a week vacation, but currently unemployed? Topic: Passport case status
June 16, 2019 / By Mose
Question: will that be a problem at the US Border, or is okay? Residence in Canada remains the same, only difference is current employment status. Any info would be helpful! Thank you!
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Kelly Kelly | 3 days ago
USCIS is concerned about several things but key are: you won't attempt to stay in the US and you aren't planning on working in the US illegally. If USCIS suspects either of these, then it will ask for proof that you won't attempt either of these. The best proof is a job in Canada. If you have a current job in Canada, you obviously aren't likely to try staying or working illegally in the US. If you don't have a job, you'll need some other proof. Lots of people without current jobs visit the US -- students, retired people, those between jobs, etc. Other proof could include: copies of your bank statements (showing that you have enough money to pay for your trip without working), proof you have a house or apartment in Canada, proof you have immediate family in Canada, proof you have a return plane ticket, proof you have something which requires you to be back in Canada shortly, etc. In most cases, USCIS will simply ask where you are going, what you are doing there, and how long you are staying. Unless you are staying a long time, your purpose sounds vague, you are visiting a boyfriend/girlfriend, you have an unusual travel history, etc. chances are they'll just scan your passport and let you in. If they do have concerns, then the onus is on you to prove you will leave, you can pay for yourself, and you aren't there to work illegally.
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Kelly Originally Answered: Canadian wants to cross US Border for a week vacation, but currently unemployed?
USCIS is concerned about several things but key are: you won't attempt to stay in the US and you aren't planning on working in the US illegally. If USCIS suspects either of these, then it will ask for proof that you won't attempt either of these. The best proof is a job in Canada. If you have a current job in Canada, you obviously aren't likely to try staying or working illegally in the US. If you don't have a job, you'll need some other proof. Lots of people without current jobs visit the US -- students, retired people, those between jobs, etc. Other proof could include: copies of your bank statements (showing that you have enough money to pay for your trip without working), proof you have a house or apartment in Canada, proof you have immediate family in Canada, proof you have a return plane ticket, proof you have something which requires you to be back in Canada shortly, etc. In most cases, USCIS will simply ask where you are going, what you are doing there, and how long you are staying. Unless you are staying a long time, your purpose sounds vague, you are visiting a boyfriend/girlfriend, you have an unusual travel history, etc. chances are they'll just scan your passport and let you in. If they do have concerns, then the onus is on you to prove you will leave, you can pay for yourself, and you aren't there to work illegally.
Kelly Originally Answered: Canadian wants to cross US Border for a week vacation, but currently unemployed?
I live very close to the Thousand Islands and go to Canada regularly. Never been questioned about employment. Generally they just want to see your ID (passport is best and never questioned) and ask what is the purpose of your visit. Many Canadians spend the winter in Florida so you shouldn't have any problem.

Heron Heron
I live very close to the Thousand Islands and go to Canada regularly. Never been questioned about employment. Generally they just want to see your ID (passport is best and never questioned) and ask what is the purpose of your visit. Many Canadians spend the winter in Florida so you shouldn't have any problem.
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Ellger Ellger
have they ever given you a hard time about traveling to us, when you're not working? we wouldn't stay more than a week, but I just don't want to be bothered that we're going without having current employment, cause we caused several times, but they always seems to ask where is the place of employment as their first question.
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