Oscar Méndez experienced one of the most stressful moments of his life after his Your tourist visa will be taken at the US border, Apparently, the immigration police regarded him as suspicious and did not allow him to enter. They kept him in custody for 12 hours, without food and until he was able to communicate with his family they sent him to his native mexico, Now, from his TikTok profile, he has advice for all expatriates who intend to travel, with the aim that the same thing doesn’t happen to them.
It all started when he arrived at the border airport to try to enter Los Angeles, California because he had a commitment to fulfill there. but While passing through immigration security controls, they interrogated her profusely and sent her to the famous little room: “I gave him my visa and my passport, and he says ‘where’s the return ticket?’ I told him ‘don’t believe it, I don’t have it’ and he got angry,” the Mexican mentioned in a TikTok video via his account @oscarclika.
According to his testimony, Not having a return flight, TikToker was detained And admitted to the room where they usually send all foreigners who want to be examined in detail. They immediately asked to find her mobile phone and the officers held her for several hours. According to Oscar, he had been imprisoned for a long time and wanted to go out and tell the people who came for him that everything was fine, even though it was not.
,they asked me questions every half hour”, recalled the young man, who insisted that he checked everything possible, from images to messages and applications on his cell phone. The traveler thought that he had nothing to blame him for, but at that moment One of the policemen saw a picture of his music group in Mexico, It was an image that advertised their group in the United States.
It turns out that the content creator He was planning to enter the North American country to appear on a television program “which is very famous in the United States and Mexico”., as he described it, to be interviewed about his band. He didn’t intend to work, or at least didn’t specify that in the TikTok video he posted, but immigration agents assumed he wasn’t fit to enter their country.
After 12 hours in the “small room”, Oscar is informed that his visa has been revoked and he will be sentenced to five years so that he cannot act again. However, when they only had to wait for their return flight, they came up with another option to at least avoid having to apply for another visa.
He tried to convince the agents that he was not operating illegally in his country, until they finally gave in: “I don’t know how it was, but they took my five-year sentence off, ” They said. So after that he was left with a lesson that he wanted to share with all his compatriots: “If you are going to travel to America, delete conversations, applications, photos and everything that compromises you . Buy your round-trip ticket and speak securely with an immigration officer”, closed the young TikToker.