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I am a Canadian Citizen currently residing in Canada being interviewed for a job in the US. My girlfriend is a Chinese Citizen, currently on a student visa in Canada (part of a Masters program). What visa options do I have so that my girlfriend can come with me to the US should I get a job offer? What kind of visas would let her apply for jobs (or apply for college programs) once she is in the US? I we were to get married, would it give us a wider selection of options?

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    I think this is better placed in expats.se – Calchas Jul 13 '15 at 22:29
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What visa options do I have so that my girlfriend can come with me to the US should I get a job offer?

She could try to get some visa on her own, independently of yours, but she would not get any additional options because of your visa. Girlfriend is not a legal status and as such not recognized by USCIS.

I we were to get married, would it give us a wider selection of options?

Yes, work visas have accompanying family visas for spouse and children. For example a spouse of person working on H-1B visa or similar H visa would get dependent H4 visa, while spouse of someone on L-1 visa would get L-2 visa.

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