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Entering the US from an Islamic Country

Entering the US from an Islamic Country

24 Jul 2017 Karina S. Henkel

It’s just something you should be aware of when you travel into the US now. The US government has installed new safety regulations for travelers. And some of these rules state that every traveler, entering the US from an Islamic country, has to go through more security checks. But what really shocked me was that the person at the check-in in Berlin told me that I was not allowed to bring my laptop and iPad with me in my hand luggage. I had to give her my tiny laptop bag and she threw it on the conveyor belt with all passengers’ big and heavy bags and suitcases. I cringed. Would I see my laptop and iPad ever again? And if so, would they still be intact?

traveling, air plane
Boston

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Finally Among Rude People Again!

21 Feb 2017 Karina S. Henkel

Finally Among Rude People Again! I have a friend who lives in Connecticut now. But we met in Maine six years ago when we both moved in August, 2011 from Germany to the US. She is a green card winner from The American Dream and connected me with this great company.

Boston

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Beware of Boston

6 Oct 2016 Karina S. Henkel

Beware of Boston Whenever I travel to Europe I hope that I can get a cheap flight with a layover in Dublin. Especially on the way back from Europe to the US; Dublin is a very special place because you actually enter the US in Dublin and avoid customs later in the US.

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Boston

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Automated Passport Control on Airports

12 Nov 2015 Karina S. Henkel

Automated Passport Control on Airports Two weeks ago Andrew and I came back from our vacation in Spain. It was a great vacation. We enjoyed it very much. But we were also happy to arrive at Logan Airport in Boston. We were in a bit of a hurry because we had to catch the next...

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Boston, airport

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Which is the Best Airport to Immigrate to the US?

3 Aug 2015 Karina S. Henkel

Which is the Best Airport to Immigrate to the US? Before I got all the papers I needed to move to the US I thought about which airport would be the best to immigrate. I read about it on the Internet. People shared their experiences and some stories sounded awful.

immigration, Boston, Greencard, airport

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