I overstayed my ESTA 2 days because of surgery, will i ever be allowed back in,thank you

Asked about 1 year ago - Flushing, NY

i have all clinic report, everything went fine i was in recovery, i could have went on the plane but i was not feeling well enough. i payed all expenses myself.

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Yes, our system is governed by sensible rules. At least I do believe so. Situations like that can and most likely will be excused if there was no fault of your own.

  2. Irene Vaisman

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . I assume you left after the 2 days? If so, if it ever comes up - you have a very plausible explanation and proof

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  3. Lalita Haran

    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . Try to explain at the point of entry. Please see my response to your other post. Best Wishes!
    Lalita Haran
    Practice Area: Immigration
    13295 Illinois St., Ste. 128
    Carmel IN 46032
    Ph: (317) 660-6174

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