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postheadericon How to Deal With a Flight Cancellation

How to Deal With a Flight Cancellation

Bad weather, mechanical problems, airline strikes, and other unexpected circumstances can all cancel flights, often impacting hundreds or thousands of travelers. Should your flight be cancelled, there aren’t many things you can do, but you do have several options. This article offers steps on how to deal with a flight cancellation. 1 Understand your rights. Don’t book a flight without knowing what rights you are entitled in the event the flight is cancelled. Visit the U.S. Department of Transportation’s website for all of the information you’ll need to know. 2…

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How to Apply for an H 1B Visa

Four Parts:Preparing to ApplyObtaining Certification from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)Applying for H-1B ClassificationApplying for an H-1B VisaCommunity Q&A An H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations. To apply for an H-1B visa, you must have an offer of employment from a U.S. company that is willing to serve as a petitioner in your visa application. The position for which the employer seeks to hire you must require at least a Bachelor’s degree and you must hold a…

postheadericon How to Apply for a Marriage License in Washington

How to Apply for a Marriage License in Washington

Three Parts:Preparing to ApplyApplying for Your LicenseGetting MarriedCommunity Q&A If you are planning to tie the knot in the State of Washington, you must adhere to certain eligibility and application requirements. Anyone may apply for a marriage license in Washington and get married there, even non-residents. After 3 days (not including the application date), your license will be issued and you can get married anywhere in the state. You have 60 days from date of issue to use your marriage license before it expires. Part 1 Preparing to Apply 1…

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How to Cross the Canadian Border

Three Parts:Obtaining Required Identification and DocumentationMeeting Other Basic RequirementsDeclaring Your ItemsCommunity Q&A The Canada-United States border, also known as the International Boundary, is the longest international border in the world. When driving across the Canadian border from the United States, all travellers are required to go through checkpoints that are policed by border patrol officers. This process can be potentially stressful, but as long as know what to expect and are prepared in advance, you will have a smooth experience when crossing the border. Part 1 Obtaining Required Identification and…

postheadericon How to Apply for a Green Card if You Marry a U.S. Citizen

How to Apply for a Green Card if You Marry a U.S. Citizen

Two Methods:Applying for a Green Card while Inside the United StatesApplying for a Green Card while Outside the United StatesCommunity Q&A While it isn’t true that marrying a US citizen will automatically get you citizenship, it does make it easier to obtain permanent residence, commonly called a green card. This process can be a long one, with a lot of paperwork to fill out. By getting the process started, however, you can ensure that you will eventually be able to get your green card and become a permanent resident of…

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How to Apply for a Chinese Tourist Visa

Two Parts:Preparing to Obtain your Tourist VisaSubmitting Your ApplicationCommunity Q&A To enter the People’s Republic of China, a U.S. citizen must have a valid U.S. passport and Chinese visa with the exception of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. British passports are also exempt from the Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan visa requirement. Several other countries are exempt as well. Americans are allowed in Hong Kong and Taiwan for 90 days and in Macau for 30 days without a visa. An “L” visa is the Chinese tourist visa type. You will…

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How to Apply for a Divorce in New York

A divorce is typically considered when a marriage has permanently fallen apart. If you choose to get a divorce in New York State, you must follow several steps, complete many forms, and dedicate a significant amount of time to see the process through and ultimately finalize the divorce. 1 Establish the grounds for divorce. In order to apply for a divorce in New York State, one of seven possible grounds must be met. Irretrievable Breakdown — If communication between you and your spouse have broken down completely for over 6…