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At the INS office (Ithink they changed their name to something else, ICUS or something like that), anyway is the Immigration service, a branch of the federal government. If you are here illegally, I would not recomend it to do it. You pretty much have to do it from your home country at the US consulate or embassy. There are many different kind of visas: tourist, fiance, employment, etc.

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