Originally Posted by ecrangan
This is regarding status, if GC or CITIZEN there should not be any problem. If its H1B visa, then it should have validity. Means H1B visa should not have expired. I heard this story from my brother in law and in fact travel agents know this and they themselves advice on this. Those with expired H1B visa cannot travel through EUROPE. So my brother in law went to India through middle east.
CHECK OUT BASED ON YOUR STATUS.
This is not true. If you have AP, no problem. My wife was traveling in Dec-08 with no visa stamp in passport. No body checked for it, either in US or germany and no one asked for any transit visa or even AP.