Most visitors to the USA travel on the Visa Waiver Program. To do this you usually have to obtain an online ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) for a fee.
We posted an article about the impact of a drink driving arrest on your freedom to travel to the States back in 2017. However, recent news articles about more strict criterion has led to us revisiting this issue as it is a common concern for people who make contact with us.
We regularly recommend seeking expert advice on the issue from a specialist in US immigration law, Daniel Parisi. He is happy to respond to emailed enquiries if you are unsure of how an arrest or conviction could affect you.
Below is an interview with Daniel where we asked him common questions about the impact of a drink or drug driving arrest that many of our clients ask us: