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How should I prepare for my trip to the United States?

Before you leave for the United States, familiarize yourself with the different kinds of documents you might need. It is always a good idea to carry your original documents with you at all times. Do not put them in your checked baggage.

It is also a good idea to make at least two sets of copies of these documents—one copy to leave with your family before you depart and one copy to give to your school officials. Here is a list of the important immigration documents:

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