Bringing Food into the U.S.

30 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Tips & Advice

Many agriculture products are prohibited entry into the United States from certain countries because they may carry plant pests and foreign animal diseases. All agriculture items must be declared and are subject to inspection by a CBP Agriculture Specialist at ports of entry to ensure they are free of plant pests and foreign animal diseases. […]

Louisiana Floods

16 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

The death toll for the Louisiana Flood of 2016 climbed to 11 Tuesday (Aug. 16) and eight more parishes were declared federal disaster areas. Roads are still closed across the state and at least 11,000 people were in shelters as of Tuesday morning after a slow-moving weather system dumped as much as two feet of rain […]

LGBT Individuals

12 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

When visiting North Carolina or Misissippi, it has been advised that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers proceed carefully, as these states have enacted anti-LGBT laws as of late. In particular, LGBT individuals should be more careful in rural areas and avoid public displays of affection.

Zika Virus in South Florida

3 August 2016 admin Leave a comment Travel Warnings

US authorities have advised of local mosquito borne transmission of Zika virus in Miami Dade and Broward counties in south Florida. USAVisaExpress.us advises all travelers visiting Zika affected areas to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Pregnant women should discuss any travel plans with their doctor and consider postponing travel to affected areas. We continue to advise […]