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hello everyone,i will arrive at JFK airport on 4 th march.....have got 1 year visa with single entry,my cs is on 7th april,i also want to do usce after getting done with cs.....now my ques is how to convince the officer so that he allows me to stay for 6 months period....should i just say him about my exam,or should i also tell him about my intention to do some usce so that i can apply for next residency match.....one of my friends told me,not to say anything that makes the officer think that i will apply for immigration visa,twist in the story is that my sister already apply for me 10 years back,which is under processing til now.....so what should be my answer so that the officer allows me to stay for 6 months....sorry for this long post,do help me plz
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Youíll just be coming on a tourist visa right? And you talking about when the immigration counter person asks what is the purpose of your visit and how long are you planning on staying for?

Say something likeÖ (after saying hello/hi/how are you/ and smiling the entire time)Ö

ďIím a medical student/doctor and Iím coming to -name of city- to study and take my last medical licensing exam. Itís a practical exam which requires a lot of preparation (ahem, 6 months or more) but Iím really excited to be almost done! Then I can relax and visit family and go sight seeing!Ē

I donít think that the immigration counter person will ask for proof, but just in caseÖ maybe print out the scheduling permit (isnít it valid for a year? So that will have you covered right?)

Also, do NOT go into details about anything like USCE or residency because itís just confusing. Remember the immigration counter person is not in the medical field, they donít care, they are just checking if you are friendly!!
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hello everyone,i will arrive at JFK airport on 4 th march.....have got 1 year visa with single entry,my cs is on 7th april,i also want to do usce after getting done with cs.....now my ques is how to convince the officer so that he allows me to stay for 6 months period....should i just say him about my exam,or should i also tell him about my intention to do some usce so that i can apply for next match.....one of my friends told me,not to say anything that makes the officer think that i will apply for immigration visa,twist in the story is that my sister already apply for me 10 years back,which is under processing til now.....so what should be my answer so that the officer allows me to stay for 6 months....sorry for this long post,do help me plz
Just carry a print of ur exam permit, most of the times its stamped for 6 months, so dont worry..Dont tell about observership and confuse them.
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Just carry a print of ur exam permit, most of the times its stamped for 6 months, so dont worry..Dont tell about observership and confuse them.
i want to thank u as u have answered my question beautifully and even answered the question which i havent asked but thought of......Almighty bless u,yeah i will talk about my cs only,thats what i finalized
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Youíll just be coming on a tourist visa right? And you talking about when the immigration counter person asks what is the purpose of your visit and how long are you planning on staying for?

Say something likeÖ (after saying hello/hi/how are you/ and smiling the entire time)Ö

ďIím a medical student/doctor and Iím coming to -name of city- to study and take my last medical licensing exam. Itís a practical exam which requires a lot of preparation (ahem, 6 months or more) but Iím really excited to be almost done! Then I can relax and visit family and go sight seeing!Ē

I donít think that the immigration counter person will ask for proof, but just in caseÖ maybe print out the scheduling permit (isnít it valid for a year? So that will have you covered right?)

Also, do NOT go into details about anything like USCE or residency because itís just confusing. Remember the immigration counter person is not in the medical field, they donít care, they are just checking if you are friendly!!
yeah,absolutely....i will take my step 1 and ck score report,and show them my schedule permit and the confirmation letter for cs......i hope the officer is kind to me and i dont mess up stuffs as im inherited with the qualities to mess up things when i shouldnt ,lol......fingers crossed,hope it will a good one....a big thanks man !!!!
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