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Old 06-15-2008, 03:03 AM
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Default Can anyone help with CBP problem?

If the CBP denied me entry to the united states from canada, on grounds that they felt I was planning to go as an immigrant and "did not have strong enough ties to canada to convince them I'd return to the country", can I still travel to the USA in a few months? I had a one way ticket, did that matter? Is there any advice at all you guys can offer? I'll provide more information if needed and asked for. Also, they didnt say I was banned or flagged or anything. I was "granted the opportunity to withdrawl my application to enter" the united states. Any help is appreciated.

Thank you all in advance.
Also I'm a canadian citizen.
The exact quote the CBP officer said as to when I could enter was "When you can provide you have strong ties to canada and indeed will return after your visitation period is up."

As to why I was denied it was because I quit my job and was planning on visiting my girlfriend for an extended time of 6 months. Which is the allowed time of a canadian citizen to visit the US.
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Old 06-15-2008, 03:31 AM
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Default Can anyone help with CBP problem?

Yes, a round ticket is a good first step.

Do you have a job? Did they ask you what you were going to do on your trip and if so how did you answer?

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Ah yes, that you quit your job to go see your girlfriend without a return ticket is definitely the problem. Having a job to return to is the tie to Canada most people would have. What would you do for money?
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