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This is my situation: I'm on F1, dual citizenship from Canada and Taiwan, just graduated from nursing school, waiting to take my license exam sometime in July. My original plan that i had was to leave US and go to Canada for a weekend at end of July (before my F1 expires), and come back as a visitor while I apply to jobs (not sure if that will even work), and then once i get a job i go back to Canada and come back and apply to TN (as a registered nurse) while at the boarder. My last resort was to get married, I do have a boyfriend of 3 years who is a citizen. I didn't do any research about marriage based green card until now, when my boyfriend's dad (himself once a Canadian on TN visa) suggested that we get married now to save myself some trouble. Then I realized that it takes 5-7 months now to even get work authorization after you get married. And the timeline just might not work. So I'm trying to weigh out the pros and cons and decide whether to go with TN or marriage based green card. I'm also wondering if it is possible to apply to both TN and marriage based green card simultaneously … read more
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Can you please explain what the rules are regarding applying
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Hi, my friend who is Canadian is married to a US Citizen. He would like to apply for a Green Card soon here in the US, but his question is the following. So right now he is out of status, but he plans… read more
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Hi , My Parents have Canada and USA Visitors visa. They are
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I going to marry Canadian citizen woman which better to do formal contract marriage in Canada or USA.I have permanent resident(green card) .I need her to live with me in USA and how she can get social… read more
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I am an Indian citizen holding US GC (obtained through EB2)
I am an Indian citizen holding US GC (obtained through EB2) and live in Dallas and have a job and lease an apartment. I got married to a Canadian citizen in 2011 ( who was here in the US on a TN work … read more
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A canadian citizen needs visitor visa to enter USA.
I am a canadian citizen, I never overstayed in usa , My family is in usa so had visited them several times without any issue when i was living in canada ,I moved to saudi in 2009 cuz my husband found … read more
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Hi. I'm a canadian citizen and my husband is american. He filed petition 1-130 on my behalf in august and it was approved on october 19th. I have been able to go visit him in the states regularly. I k… read more
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Hi I am a Canadian Permanent Resident and a Serbian citizen.
Hi I am a Canadian Permanent Resident and a Serbian citizen. I lived in the United States for about 12 years prior to that. My parents were given a "over stay" by the USA gov't which I guess basically… read more
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Is there such a thing as a Ban for Canadian Citizens who have travelled to the USA as a visitor and have overstayed the amount of time they have been here? I have been in the USA since June 2010 and w… read more
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my girlfriend has just left canada to come live/marry me in the usa....she is a canadian citizen.....i purchased her a one way ticket as she sold everything and quit her job....at the airport she was … read more
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Hi my question would be if a Canadian citizen entered USA by air (would I-94 be issued on the arrival date?) on a tourist visa who has no ties in Canada or other countries currently, the only motivati… read more
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I am a Canadian Citizen who has been on vacation traveling around the US but wasn't aware of the 6 months rule until recently. I have been here a total of 8 months and now have been accepted to an Ame… read more
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I am a Canadian citizen and my boyfriend is Algerian. He had a visa in the US that has now expired, and he is staying in the US illegally. We were planning on getting married in a few years but we hav… read more
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