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Old February 22nd, 2007, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Kelley
Why would you have to go through Immigration in St. Thomas, aren't they are a U.S. Territory?
The fact that St.Thomas is a US territory is precisely why you have to go through immigration. Anytime you leave the USA, you must clear immigration prior to re-entering the country. Since you left the USA while enroute to St. Thomas, you must clear immigration before you can re-enter the USA, in St. Thomas. I agree its a pain in the bahookey, but its USA law and its always been that way. Its not a 911/Homeland Security thing.

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