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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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I am an american citizen, my girlfriend is from argentina and here on a tourist visa. what are our options as far as her staying in the us? is it possible to adjust status to work or school or marriag… read more
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I am currently on a student visa, my opt expires july 2009.
I am currently on a student visa, my opt expires july 2009. i am getting married in june my fiancee has been a permanent resident for over 10 yrs he recently applied for his citizenship. Should I wait… read more
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My fianc and I got engaged on January 18, 2007, and ...
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