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Canadian PR applying for U.S visit visa

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1. Posted by JadeToronto (Budding Member 5 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

As the title indicates, I am a Canadian Permanent Resident applying for a U.S visit visa to be with family next year. I have no priors in Canada or anywhere else for that mater. However I did get in trouble visiting Pakistan (as a foreign worker) last year where I believe it was religiously motivated (I am from a minority sect, a professor and social activist. I am a model immigrant!!). The matter was sorted out in court, I was arrested but released (time served) due to lack of evidence. Had my finger printing and biometrics all done.

This might be a moot point, but I do think if I tick YES in the visa application form that would just open a can of worms. My backgrounds are clear here in Canada, so is there reason for me to fear that the same wont be the case with the Americans?

Any help would be appreciated.

2. Posted by CheersT (Travel Guru 2575 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

You're fine. Databases aren't shared between Pakastan and the US.

Cheers,
Terry

3. Posted by JadeToronto (Budding Member 5 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

I responded on the other thread as well. Thanks for all your help :)

4. Posted by JadeToronto (Budding Member 5 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

May I inbox you something?

Quoting CheersT

You're fine. Databases aren't shared between Pakastan and the US.

Cheers,
Terry