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Old 02-15-2013, 02:26 PM   #1
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Cleaning out some old stuff today I came across my Visa from when I used to travel for Mega Corp. It expired in 2002. Can I just throw it or would I need to turn it in if I apply for a visa in the future? I know one of our employees had two visas on him when crossing the border (didn't turn in his old one) and had to spend the day being held in Juarez.

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Old 02-15-2013, 06:03 PM   #2
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Visa to where?

My visas to the USA, to Australia, to India were stamped or attached to pages in my passport and all either expired at a certain date or when the passport expired. Can't see any reason to hang onto an old visa, even though I do.

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Old 02-15-2013, 06:14 PM   #3
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I would say something that old... shred it.

Then if, for some weird reason, you were asked for it, explain that, gee, that was a decade ago and i have no idea i even had it. Must have lost it. & then shrug.
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:09 AM   #4
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Thanks for replies. Used to travel to Mexico to Maquildoras before NAFTA was approved. Don't miss those trips at all, but lots of stories/memories.
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