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Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in Canada

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Can a US expatriate who has not filed taxes in the US return to the US for a visit?

Here's the story... My family emigrated from the US to Canada when I was an infant and my older sister was about 4 years old. Nobody renounced US citizenship but we did become naturalized Canadian ...
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What happens paperwork wise when you are granted asylum in Canada? Is there a certificate?

Someone claims they were granted asylum in Canada and showed a document briefly. While it is easy to find Canadian citizenship certificates samples online (and I happen to have one too) I can't find ...
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Canadian citizen employed in the US remotely?

I am a Canadian citizen and a Canadian resident. I am currently freelancing and my largest customer, a US public company, is interested in employing me instead of a contract relationship. Is there a ...
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Can a F1 visa(expired) applicant apply for Canada visa from USA?

My F-1 student visa is already expired this year(June, 2018) and I am currently working on my OPT's STEM Extension work authorization, which expires by May 2019. My current employer has sponsored my H-...
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I think my family and I were deported (but not sure) from Canada when I was 16. I need info to go home

Background: I was 16 at the time as a Pakistani refugee with my family. Things didn't work out and we were given 30 days to leave the country. We left within the first week (to the US by border and ...
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I need an employment letter for immigration but I'm a freelancer

I've been programming for more than 10 years, professionally for more than 5 years. I'm a computer scientist applying for immigration to Canada. An employment letter is required. For most of my life, ...
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How can I emigrate to the US without a college degree?

I'm 19, I have Italian citizenship and working in Germany as a web developer. My dream has been to move to the US since I was 12. I won't say much about why it's like that because it would be a long ...
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How to read Unique Client Identifier (UCI) for Canadian Express Entry application?

I am applying on the Canadian Express Entry scheme. In the application form they asked me if I have ever applied for immigration, refugee or citizenship status of Canada before? I did apply for a ...
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Got Canadian student visa without medical done!

I got a Canadian student visa but no medical done yet. I got my passport with visa stamp. Is this okay? Am I going to have any problem later when I arrive in Canada? I got my admission for Fall 2017 ...
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buying car in USA with Canadian driver licence

If I live in USA now, but have a Canadian driver licence, can I buy and register car here or I need to register and get car insurance in Canada? I works in US by TN visa. I applied for SSN, but didn'...
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Express entry profile doesn't ask for spouse information

I just created my express entry profile and in there I wasn't asked about my spouse's degree, IELTS results and working experience. It just asked if I'm married and then how much money I'd bring. ...
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UK Tier 5 Youth Moblity visa never used and is expired, what can I do ?

I'm a Canadian citizen and got a Tier 5 Youth Moblity visa 2 years ago as I thought I would need it but a last minute change made me stay in Canada. This means my visa is no longer valid and has ...
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Can a married couple file for Express Entry if one of us is temporarily not in Canada?

My husband and I are in Canada where he is on a work visa. I have joined him as a dependant. We are planning to file permanent residency by the end of December; my husband will be the primary ...
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How can I change from Canada temporary resident to dependent?

I am from India and I am working as a cook in Edmonton, Canada. I am planning to apply for Canadian permanent residence. When I calculate my points, I got only 306 total, which means I do not qualify....
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Confusion regarding entry date to Canada in the student visa cover letter

I have a Canadian Student Visa valid from March, 2016 to March, 2018. The letter that I received along with the visa mentions nothing about the date within which I must enter Canada before it expires. ...
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Applying for the BC PNP Tech Pilot Program While Working Remotely

I'm a student in BC, Canada, recently I got a job offer for a company for an IT position (DevOps Consultant), the company is located in both Ottawa and Toronto, but it doesn't have any offices in BC, ...
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Becoming a permanent resident of Canada with a remote US job

My SO and I have decided to get married and we have looking to settle down in Canada. She is a Canadian citizen and is able to sponsor my residency. I am a US Citizen. We are choosing Canada since her ...
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TN Visa and Apartment Rental Contracts/Leases

I have a question that seems like it would be common, but I have not found much online about it. I have a job offer that requires moving from Canada to the US on a TN visa. When it comes to visas, my ...
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Documentation needed for a Canadian citizen living outside Canada to sponsor their spouse to immigrate to Canada

According to the government of Canada [1], If you’re a Canadian citizen living outside Canada, you must show that you plan to live in Canada when the persons you want to sponsor become permanent ...
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Can my girlfriend go to Canada on a visitor Visa while waiting for a working holiday visa?

My girlfriend is British and has has entered the visa pool (she waits to be picked to apply, then will have to submit her application). She wants to come with me, but we have to wait until she is ...
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Canadian student visa, fake documents for USA while minor

In March 2019 my USA F4 (PR) visa was refused because my parents provided fake documents in 2002, which reflect in 2019 at the time of interview. Visa officer had given refusal letter to my parents ...
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Canadian born to English mother and Canadian father

My mother was born in the UK in 1915 and left for Canada in 1921 and married a Canadian citizen in 1938. Child was born in Canada in 1943. Does child have any right to British passport/citizenship?
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Canada working permit number

I will be working with a translation agency in Toronto. I will collaborate online and I live in Spain. They are asking me for a Canada permit working? Someone can tell me where to ask for it and what ...
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Transport Motorcycle from Barcelona to Toronto

I'm planning on moving to Toronto for a year (maybe more) and I intend to bring my motorcycle with me so I can have some self flexibility (visit Niagara Falls, Detroit, Cleveland, Montreal...). I'd ...
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Work permit length on IEC Canada using a renewed passport

My application in IEC program to work in Canada was recently approved. The passport I used with my application expires in September 2020. I clearly understood that my work visa will be granted only ...
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How to reapply for Canadian working visa (IEC) after rejection due to not submitting a document?

I have applied under one of my nationalities that had more favourable applicants/spots ratio. I received the invitation and have completed and submitted the application to my knowledge. My issue came ...
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Can I use Doctor of Physics degree diploma without marks for WES to immigrate to Canada

I have 3 degrees in Physics, Bachelor (2000-2004), Master (2004-2006), and Doctorate (2006-2009). Now in my University (www.ysu.am) at the time I was a student we had courses only in Bachelor and ...
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How long does it take for the PR process to complete with a job offer and express entry profile?

I have received a job offer and I have an express entry profile already created. My employer will be getting me a temporary work permit for 2 years initially. I was planning to add this job offer to ...
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With a 2 year work permit for Canada, can I apply for a long stay visa for my mother?

I am from Sri Lanka and I have received a 2 year work permit for Canada. Is it possible to get a long stay of visa of some kind for my dependent mother as well? The state is British Columbia.
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International student to intern in General Motors Canada

I am Tunisian, residing/going to school in Tunisia. I have landed an opportunity to intern in General Motors Canada as part of my required study curriculum. I understand that I need a work permit to ...
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Co-op / internship visa to Canada

I am Tunisian engineering student, studying in Tunisia and hold only the Tunisian nationality. As part of my curriculum, I want to conduct an internship / co-p in Canada, that will last more than 4 ...
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Going to school for free while not being a permanent resident in Canada

I live in New Brunswick, Canada and I am not currently a permanent resident, so I have to pay 14,000 dollars for my school (currently in middle school). I was wondering if I could go to school for ...
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How long before I get my new Canada TRV (temporary resident visa)?

CIC has received my TRV application on June 20. My flight is scheduled on July 29, from Toronto to Beijing. I am a recent student at the University of Waterloo, and I have just extended my study ...
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WES Evaluation for Canada PR

Background: I wish to apply for PR in Canada. I have completed my bachelor's degree (4-year course) in Computer Science from Mumbai University (oldest and most reputed University in Mumbai) and ...
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What to fill in for letter from current employer when I am still a student applying for a research project in Canada?

I'm applying for a work visa for as a graduate student in Computer Science for a research project in Canada. They ask me several things and one which I can't provide : Document: Letter from Current ...
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Get permanent residency in Canada while working remotely for a non-Canadian company

I am considering moving to Canada (British Columbia to be specific if that matters) long-term with my family, but I can't figure out what the best way to get permanent residency for myself and my ...
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Student Canadian visa application

I'm applying for a student visa and my father is paying for my expenses. He has all the money available but he usually doesn't keep his money in one bank. Now that I have to provide a bank statement ...
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Can you re-enter as a visitor with time left on a working visa?

Can you re-enter as a visitor with time left on a working visa? Does anyone have experience of this? To give my own example, I'm planning to do this soon, with a working holiday visa that expires in ...
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Is Canadian PR decided solely on “ticking the stated boxes” (including getting the “67 points”)?

Is Canadian permanent residence decided solely on whether the government official can "tick all the boxes" that are publicly stated? (In US English, "put a check mark in all the boxes"). http://www....
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Self-employment solution moving from Canada to Austria

I am going to be moving from Canada to Austria next spring. I hold both an EU citizenship and a Canadian citizenship. I currently operate as a sole proprietor in Canada. One of my clients wants to ...
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Canadian Work Permit process transfer from US to India

I am currently in USA, my employer has applied for a Canadian work permit which is expected to come in June-17. My legal allowed stay in USA is going to be end in June and, in case I dont get Canadian ...
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Query on filling “IMM 0008 General application form for Canada”

To apply for provincial nominee certificate from Saskatchewan, SINP is requesting to submit IMM 0008 general application form for Canada along with provincial forms. In this general application form, ...
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Has been deported from the US and trying to get visa for Canada, the consequences?

I was deported from the US in 2015 for 'F-1' student visa violation. I worked outside without a work permit. Point: They didn’t catch me from any working place. For some reason I was in the ...
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Do I have to leave Canada if I leave my job on a “Work permit”?

I know that in the US, someone has to leave within a grace period after quitting a job, even if the visa is still valid (for example, 30 days for F1-OPT). How is the situation in Canada? I have a work ...
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Canada: will my student visa still be valid after I finish my studies?

I am a Swiss citizen and I used to be a student in UBC, Vancouver, Canada. I finished my PhD recently and moved back to Switzerland. For various reasons, I need to get back to Vancouver at some point. ...
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J-2 visa renewal

Im a J-2 visa holder and Indian citizen. My husband is canadian and J-1 holder. Both our DS-2019 are valid. But visas expired. I had to travel to canada recently and now im here. In order to reenter ...
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Moving to Canada - Do I need to be physically present when household goods arrive in Canada?

I am currently inquiring with movers to move my personal items/household goods from Hong Kong to Canada. I will be flying to Canada around the same time as the moving of my items and hence will arrive ...
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Canada NOC code for Backend /Java developer

I have seen this link - NOC 2173 vs 2174 but still having some doubts. I am a java developer and my day to day work involve writing code, testing it, modifying existing code as per requirements. I ...
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Difference in parent's name on my documents vs his name on his documents for Canadian Super Visa

My father's name mentioned in my documents differs from the name on his own ID's. On all my documents, Passport, Birth Certificate, etc., my father's name is written as Dr G N Ar***. However, in all ...
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Can filling an employer abuse claim affect my chances of citizenship?

I arrived in Canada on a closed(employer-specific) work permit and was terminated. This happened amid the coronavirus pandemic. My employer quickly terminated me after bringing me here on a global ...