On March 11, 2011, USCIS issued a notice for Japanese and other Pacific region nationals stranded in the US due to the recent earthquakes and tsunami permitting a visa extension in certain situations. Those who have exceeded or are about to exceed their authorized stay in the US may be permitted up to an additional 30 days to depart from the US. To obtain such additional authorized stay, see instructions below.
Visitors traveling under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP):
Visitors traveling under a nonimmigrant visa:
For additional immigration relief options, please visit USCIS Special Situations Web page.