B1 B2 Visa to a Green Card Through Marriage Explained

Can I go from a B1/B2, visitor visa to a green card through marriage, to my US citizen significant other? This is a problematic question. Why, because a B1/ B2 visa is a visitor visa, it carries with it, what is called non-immigrant intent. In other words, when you enter the country on a B1/B2...
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TN Visa to Green Card Through Marriage Explained

This video is prompted by our clients, that have asked this question on a frequent basis. Back to the question. If you entered the United States on a TN visa, are you able to marry your U.S. significant other, and obtain a green card? This question poses a lot of concerns to those, who have...
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USCIS Green Card Marriage Interview Tips & Mistakes To Avoid

The I-130, I-485 interview, or green card marriage interview, is an interview based on marriage to a US citizen and then filing for adjustment while remaining in United States. In other words, going from either your immigrant or non-immigrant visa to a green card through your marriage to a US citizen while remaining in the...
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How to Sponsor a Canadian Citizen to Work in the USA

A U.S. employer must first offer a job to a Canadian before sponsoring that citizen to work in the USA. A Canadian cannot apply for a work visa on their own without such an offer of employment or unless their U.S. employer supports them. A valid work visa or work permit is also required to...
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TN Visa Management Consultant Tips to Avoid Being Denied

The TN visa allows Canadian and Mexican professionals to work in the United States on a temporary basis. It is easy to obtain a TN visa status as long as you have the required paperwork, a valid TN Visa application, and are prepared for the U.S. border interview. Your prospective position must be on the...
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How to Expand Your Business Into the US as a Canadian Citizen

Many Canadian companies look at the United States when thinking of expanding their business internationally. The American market offers a common language, save French, a similar culture, geographical closeness, and a conducive business environment. The L-1 non-immigrant visa category is most likely the best type of work visa if you are expanding your business into...
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TN Visa Grace Period

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a 60-day non-immigrant grace period for professional foreign workers whose employment has been terminated. It is a welcome accommodation to non-immigrant workers that lets them seek new job opportunities. The regulation also aims to improve the U.S. employer’s ability to hire and retain professional foreign employees. Non-immigrant...
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Can I Work And Commute From Canada While On A US Green Card?

  Can you live in Canada as a U.S. green card holder and still work in the United States? And the answer is yes, you can. There’s three basic criteria that you must prove in order to do this, and you will qualify for what is called a commuter green card. A commuter green card...
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Does a TN Offer Letter Need To Be an Original or Can It Be a Copy?

  These letters must be original. They do not accept electronic versions, photocopies. Anything other than an original wet-ink signature will not be accepted at the border. These letters also must be on official company letterhead, and they also must contain the contact individual for whoever’s writing the letter. It also must be addressed to...
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