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Originally Posted by dimi :
Regardless of the planes operated on this route, you need to get off and pass through US customs/immigration at your first port of arrival.
Customs and immigration clearance only applies when entering the USA, not leaving it: so while you'd have to clear these when flying QF11 from Sydney to New York, you don't have to clear them when returning home on QF12 from New York to Sydney.
(Your exit from the country is still recorded electronically in the US Government's systems, but this is done automatically by the airlines when you board your flight home.)
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