Can TN Visa Holder Work on 1099, W2, as An Independent Contractor

A TN visa cannot be had by freelance workers or those self-employed. For that reason, you cannot work for a company on a TN visa status where you are the owner or controlling shareholder. Under the TN, you must be hired by a U.S. employer where you must work in the position stated on your...
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TN Visa Requirements

Canadian and Mexican citizens may gain entry to the United States more easily than others. This privileged treatment is tied to the provisions within the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement was created to bolster the economic and trade relations between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. USMCA had been revised is now referred to...
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Can a TN Visa Holder Change Employer?

  The answer is yes, you can change your TN visa employer, and it can be done a couple of ways. One is by mail with US Citizenship and Immigration Services. And the other is at a port of entry or at the border of the preflight inspection point. Most people, however that are asking...
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TN Visa to Green Card – What You Need To Know

  Today, I’ll be answering one of the most common questions we are asked from Canadians in the United States on the TN visa. Can I go directly from a TN visa to a green card? The answer is yes, but with caution. Technically, anyone who meets the requirements may apply for a green card....
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What TN Visa changes should I expect when NAFTA becomes the USMCA?

  Effective July 1st, 2020, the US–Mexico–Canada Agreement, or USMCA will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA. What does this mean and how will it impact those on a TN visa or those applying for a TN visa in the future under the new USMCA? Simply put, it won’t have much impact...
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Can a Canadian get a TN Visa or L1 Visa during COVID

  There have been many rumors during COVID about who can and cannot cross the border from Canada to the United States. The main consensus is that the U.S. has not allowed anyone other than essential workers to enter due to COVID and that the border’s completely closed. I hear this multiple times every day...
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H1B and L1 Visa Alternatives for Canadians

  What are the alternatives to the H1B or L1 Visa for Canadians? The H1B and the L1 Visas are two of the most used visas to work in the United States. They can also be very difficult to obtain due to high fees, limited availability, and ever changing regulations. The certainty of the H1B...
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TN Visa Employer FAQs

  Here we’ll be answering five of the most common questions that U.S. employers have when hiring Canadian professionals on a TN Visa. First, what is a TN Visa? Second, what are the benefits of a TN Visa? Third, what is the employers’ role in the TN Visa process? Fourth, who qualifies for a TN...
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