CBP Officer

CBP Officer

CBPGuy

7 Years Experience

SouthWest, US

Male, 25

I am a U. S. Customs and Border Protection Officer on the southwest border between Mexico and the United States. I know the ins and outs of the job as seen on TV/News and things intentionally hidden from the media! There's more to this job than "Anything to declare?" I dont know all but I'll do my best to answer any questions you have! All answers are my opinion, and my opinion only!

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Last Answer on April 22, 2019

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If you have Permanent Resident card, how can lying about a criminal conviction hurt you with traveling across border? Will you know if someone lied before?

Asked by Canadian Stallion over 3 years ago

When we take your fingerprints, all of your arrest records from anywhere in the country can be viewed. As a Legal Permanent Resident, if you committed certain crimes, we can set you up with an NTA to see a judge for formal removal proceedings. In other words, you will lose your Resident status and be deported back to your country of citizenship.

Only if the officer decided to put notes in the system about you lying before, then yes we will know.

Thanks for answering my previous Question, in continuation with previous question, how do i prove that i will return to India? I have bought house recently in India and family is not traveling with me does that help?

Asked by Abhishek about 3 years ago

Basically, you need to show that your whole life is in India. The deed to your home, or tax statements help. A letter from your employer stating that you are located in India and you will be working for your employer on your L1 visa in the United States until XXX date.

I meant I have a student visa from Australia & I was in the US with a valid B2 multiple entry good for 10 years. I stayed for 5mo&5wks. It has been 2 mos since I left the US. I want to visit again before my class starts in August here in Thailand.

Asked by Travelbug over 3 years ago

You will probably be asked several questions as to why you were in the United States for such an extended period of time. It's not normal for a person to be on vacation for 6 months in another country. Be prepared to provide proof of economic solvency to justify your entry into the United States again.

I'm a flight attendant in Toronto and go through US customs often.I have a HUGE crush on a CBP officer there.Would it be inappropriate to ask him if he would like to see me outside work? I'm nervous to ask.He knows my name and I see him a lot.Thanks!

Asked by Delilah about 3 years ago

He might have a crush on you too. It is inappropriate for the Officer to ask you out on a date, which could be the reason why he didn't yet. Theres nothing wrong with you asking ;)

Had asked question above about the overstay. You cited the 2 sections. I had overstayed by 20 days, so don't know why 212(a)(9) would apply. Another point - Had tried to re-enter the same day via Canada & was sent back. Anything changes, pleae advise

Asked by Rahix over 3 years ago

I apologize, I misread your question. It would only be 212(a)(7)(A)(i)(I).

Nothing changes when adding the issue in Canada unless they decided to bar you for 5 years. You would be made aware if you were.

I want to come for my clinical certification program. I have no intensions to do any kind of job in USA. I want to get my certification and go back to my country. What should be my answer? This certification enables to do internship in US but not job

Asked by kaka210 over 3 years ago

Your answer should be an honest answer. Tell the officer exactly what your intention is upon entering the United States. Provide proof of what you intend to do. Provide a certified letter from the program describing what you will be doing and who will be paying for it. Make sure it states that it is an internship.

Honesty is always the best policy. Officer's are known to "throw the book" at someone once they catch them in a lie.

how big is the wall DT is going to build, will it work, and will Mexico pay for it?

Asked by mcmjuly over 3 years ago

I don't know.