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Is it legal to record TSA agents?

Flying through security checkpoints in the US, I have seen and experienced passengers getting chewed out for choosing opt-out pat-down screening, with agents being extremely annoyed about the extra ...
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Right to Drive on Public Roads [duplicate]

Driver - Black's 4th One employed in conducting or operating a coach, carriage, wagon, or other vehicle, with horses, mules, or other animals, or a bicycle, tricycle, or motor car, though not a ...
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Right to travel(transportation code definitions) [duplicate]

I believe we can all agree that there is no reasonable argument that anyone has the right to drive without a drivers license. The states have been granted in several court cases even up to the supreme ...
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private guest-house owner, can he/she demand more payment which was not agreed upon previously

Bear with me as I am not an expert on the law, I have a a question regarding private guest-house / airBnB owners and what their rights are and what they may not be allowed to do. Before I start, I ...
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Can someone holding a job with access to classifed information travel abroad?

In Russia there are some categories of employees with access to classified information (mostly in the military) who are legally BANNED from travelling abroad (due to the knowledge they possess) while ...
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Power of Attorney Visa Application

I am a US Citizen currently in Bulgaria with my girlfriend. I was a previously a contractor in the Middle east and came to Bulgaria straight from my last contract - on a passport (90 days validity) ...
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What if a US dual citizen gets a US visa stamp on his foreign passport?

I was born in Canada but became a US citizen through my US citizen father at birth. My father lives in the US, so I came down here to acquire proof of my US citizenship (which of course I now have!) ...
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Entering the US with an expired green card

I'm a Filipino passport-holder but I also have an expired US green card. I'm currently in South Korea for my master's degree and I wish to visit USA this summer to see family. My green card's expiry ...
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Is it legal to operate a vehicle without a license in the purpose of traveling [closed]

I saw a post on here that was made about operating a motor vehicle and while the OP was correct and someone answered yes you can, and even gave a brief explanation I think it's judicially ...
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Traveling abroad with high end cryptography devices and software

In the next months I’m going to travel abroad with my laptop and my Ledger Nano S. I’ll visit most of the EU countries, Russia, China, Brazil, U.S. and Canada. I’m an EU citizen. I was wondering if I ...
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Is it against the EU freedom of movement for Italy refuse entry to an EU citizen with only an ID card flying from outside the EU/EFTA?

Apparently, as stated in Timatic, a database operated by IATA and used by airlines to establish whether a passenger can enter the destination country, Italy recently introduced a restriction that non-...
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Does Trump's Sept. 2017 travel ban violate the 1965 immigration act?

Most media coverage of the legality of the Trump travel bans has centered on whether they violate the constitutional separation of church and state. However, David Bier of the Cato Institute has ...
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Can I take legal action if an airline fails to provide vegetarian meals on flights?

I often have problems on flights with getting vegetarian meals/snacks. I get a feeling that vegetarians are treated as exceptions and are either denied food or given leftovers. This happens on many ...
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In Alabama, USA can someone 18 years old get on a plane without parents permission?

My son, who will turn 18 this month said he wants to meet a girl he met online who lives in Indonesia. I said no, because even though he'll be 18 soon he is definitely no adult enough yet to travel to ...
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Freelance writer's article with biography completely signed away?

I have been accepted to publish on a large English-speaking site. Among their submission guidelines, I found that I would agree to give away: [..] a royalty free right to reproduce, publish, ...
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Banning person from a city

Suppose a UK university allows students to intermit for a year, and then return to continue their studies on the basis that they do not enter the city in which the university is based during that time....
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Taking “wild animals” on a plane

last week I was in London for some sightseeing. In a park, I saw a lot of squirrels, and most of them were quite tame, came to other people, climbing on their trousers and ate out of their hands. I ...
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Is the right to free travel somehow covered in the First Amendment?

Could travel be a way to express oneself?
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Is it legal for Maltese border officer to ask where an EU citizen is coming from?

Long story short: the officer first checked my passport, then asked me where I was coming from. I replied that he had no right to ask such question and that me not answering wouldn't be a valid reason ...
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Can a US citizen with dual citizenship travel without getting a US passport?

Flying with my daughter next week to Israel. She was born in the US, has currently only Israeli passport. Her passport does have a US visa of course. We're nonpermanent residents. So I have to go ...
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At what point in a US airport have I been “admitted” to the US for legal purposes?

I understand that prior to crossing being admitted to the US the rights I take for granted on US soil do not apply to me. But it isn't clear to me when passing through a US airport where "admission" ...
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Can US citizens be denied entry to the US?

This question includes multiple hypotheticals that may have seemed inconceivable a year or two ago, but now that we've shifted to debating about how they might be implemented, consider the following ...
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What exactly theoretically defines Moral Turpitude, related to a Canadian crossing the US Border?

I'm wondering what the real meaning of moral turpitude is in regards to border crossing (canadian traveling to USA)... mainly interested in finding out of house arrest short sentences for assault ...
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Is it legal to cross the channel in a private rowing boat or sailing boat?

To go to France, you have to show your passport. I don't know how exactly that works if you swim across... but in any case, if you can (physically) swim across, then rowing or sailing across must be (...
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Reasons for UK citizen to not get an Irish passport?

The United Kingdom has opted to leave the European Union, this may make travelling and visiting my holiday home abroad more difficult, or even stop me from working abroad in the future. My mother is ...
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Will applying for a foreign passport affect my US residency status?

I'm currently a US permanent resident and wanted to travel abroad. I never received a passport from my country of origin. According to https://www.uscis.gov/ I need a foreign passport, permanent ...
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What power do I have as a driver if my interstate route is blocked by a protest?

I recently read about protests blocking an interstate. I feel like ethically no one no (non-police) citizen has the right to obstruct my travel (on a public interstate for the sake of protest), ...
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Using a tractor/4 wheeler/mower or like as a means of travel with out a drivers license

I find myself in a part of the US (NY Adirondacks) where travelling anywhere requires a vehicle of some kind and yet it is prohibitively expensive to buy, register, insure and maintain a vehicle and ...
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Traveling outside of the US as a permanent resident?

I was planning on traveling outside the US (first time in 20 years lol) I was admitted as a asylum. I read the Homeland Security (https://www.uscis.gov/green-card/after-green-card-granted/...
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Which agency or government body should a tourist to Antarctica report to?

When a tourist party goes to Antarctica whether part of a trip organized by a travel agency or a adventurous party going by themselves, who should them report to? Is there anything as immigration laws ...
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Can an EU minor work in US?

I come from EU. My question is: can I legally travel to US and work there even if I am a minor? If yes, what are the requirements and what are the steps I need to take?
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Am I legally allowed to build my own rocket and fly to space by myself?

Let's say I have all the technology, knowledge, materials, money and time to build my own homemade space rocket. Am I allowed to fly to space with it?
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Stateless in EU deported in US

I was wondering for a long time if a stateless person is found in the EU under 18 with no documents at all, claim to be born in the US can be deported to the US ? I searched in US laws and conventions ...
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Airline should refund ticket in event of security risk?

I'm a physics student and researcher who travels a fair amount to communicate with scientists in my field, and I recently booked a non-refundable ticket through Turkish Airlines to get from Boston to ...
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Can Canadians who are professional actors come to the U.S. for pleasure (non-work)?

My friend is a Canadian actress (who I also represent) and she was just wondering if it's possible that she can come to the U.S. like any other Canadian might for "pleasure" or the usual 6-month stay ...
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Under which legislation was the NYC travel ban during the Jan 2016 blizzard permitted?

On 23rd January 2016, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a travel ban on New York City roads as a safety measure ahead of heavy snow. James O'Neill, NYPD Chief of Department, stated that people violating ...
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Why do passport applications ask for the information they ask for?

In the U.S., the passport application asks for: A contact and their information Intended destination for the first use of the passport Details about one's parents Why is this information part of the ...
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Can teens travel alone in the EU?

I am a Slovak EU citizen. A bunch of my friends and I are planning to go on a trip to the UK for 2 months when we are 15. Our parents are fine with it, but are concerned about whether or not this is ...
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Does a foreigner need an official invitation to visit the United States as a tourist?

Does a foreigner (in this case a student from Ukraine) need an official invitation to visit the United States temporarily as a tourist (more specifically not as an immigrant)? Is there any way an ...