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Customs & Immigration

The United States Embassy (or other diplomatic post) working with you will arrange for the issuance of your visa which will be placed in your passport. They will also give you some documents to give to the inspection officials when you arrive in the United States as well as other documents to keep in your passport during your stay. It is important that you do not loose any of these documents.

When you arrive in the United States, you will be screened by officials from U. S. Customs and Border Protection. Under the US-VISIT program, nearly all visitors to the United States are photographed and fingerprinted upon arrival. Sometimes visitors are sent from the regular inspection lane to an office for an interview; do not be alarmed by this. It is also possible that when being admitted into the United States, you will be instructed to report for an in-country interview with U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. If you are asked to report for such an interview, please let a member of the Institute's staff know so that we may facilitate your interview.

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