Arrested for driving with indian licence while on B1 visa
I was visiting California, USA on B1 visa in 2015,and while being there I was going for a business meeting with a client, driving a honda city car that belonged to my niece.As per DMV instructions While on a temporary non immigrant visa I did not require a California driving Licence and could drive with my home country licence.I was stopped at a check point in Glendora and was asked for the Licence which I produced to the officer.Then the officer asked me my status which I told him as visiting and showed him my I94.He asked me to get out of the vehicle,handcuffed me and told me that they were taking me to police station to check if there were any warrants against me and they took me to Glendora police station.After checking when they did not find anything against me,the officer on duty gave me a ticket saying driving without licence and arrested without ID.Eventually I got all the charges on ticket dismissed and flew back to my home country before the I-94 expired keeping myself in status while leaving US.Now My question is what do I answer to the question that were you ever arrested, while filling up the visa forms.I have the court document dismissing all the charges on the ticket.I am confused what should I answer to the above mentioned question.Please help if anyone went through such an experience.Thanks.
Indian Driving license in Texas. Eligible to drive a rented car?
I have recently moved to Texas (Austin) from India on H1B. I hold valid Indian Driving license (in English).I wanted to rent a car and drive but not sure if Indian Driving License holds good on texas roads.
Any information on if i can drive on IDL or not would be appreciated.
in my passport, i have:-
GIven Name :- XXXXX YYYYY
Last name:- (blank)
in my HIb visa, i have
First name:- FNU
last name:- XXXXX YYYYY
I have already recieved my SSN long back..with the name XXXXX YYYYY
now i am going to apply for a DL, wat problem i can face due the passport visa names mismatch.?
wat name should i use going forward here in US for all other things including DL? Shuld i use last name blank(as in passport page) or shuld i use as per visa page? or any other way?
I am new to the USA and recently have learnt car driving.
I still am not confident to get on freeway and always look for back road to take as merging in highway is very scary and I always think I will have accident.
does anybody have similar experience and can you share your experience how you overcame this fear?
Maybe I will gain from your experience and become more confident driver!
I came to US on a visitor visa in 1999 and thereafter adjusted to student visa. In 2002, a motel owner proposed to sponsor me H1 visa, provided I pay $10000 and all other expenses.I was also to work for 16 hours daily and available for 24 hours. He promised me that after one year green card sponsorship will start. But after one year he sold the motel and I was out on the street. Later on I came to know that his wife was conducting business in colloboration with a New York Lawyer. She would contact people in India and South american countries and sponsor them H1. But once they are in USA, they are thrown out after a month's job. She has brought more than 200 aplicants as nurses, motel managers, cooks etc. and charged them for her fees, INS fees, lawyers fees etc.
Please beware of such people.
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