The United Kingdom is part of the Visa Waiver Programme (VMP). There are 38 countries in total that participate in the Visa Waiver programme. The Visa Waiver Programme permits citizens of these 38 countries to travel to the United States for business or tourism for stays of up to 90 days without a visa.
If you are planning on travelling to the USA and you have a criminal record, you may be concerned about what records the authorities can see. We received several anecdotal reports of UK citizens attempting to travel to the US and being turned away due to arrest records, see here for a recent news
Our client had been accused and arrested for an assault allegation. The client, after spending the night in a police cell, worrying about work the next day, readily accepted the police’s version of events and accepted a police caution. The police told the client the caution was of limited consequence and if he didn’t