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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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I still have not heard back from German Driving License Authority on converting my Canadian license and it's been 4 months!

I attended an appointment in May at the Burgeramt in Berlin and submitted all information of my Canadian license for conversion to a German License under the mutual agreement. I submitted all ...
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Would an immigration case be opened if some required documents are missing?

My brother and I applied few months ago for immigration to Canada, we paid a lawyer to handle the process. We had to provide him with many papers, he needs two more papers which we didn't give yet ...
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Can I join the Canadian Forces as a foreigner with a work visa?

I want to join the Canadian Army. I applied for a work visa and received an answer saying that : Votre demande pour travailler au Canada a été approuvée. Un permis de travail vous sera délivré à ...
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Which Canadian provinces will do a direct swap with a Republic of Ireland driving licence?

I have read online that some provinces in Canada allow a direct swap of a Republic of Ireland driving licence for a licence for that province (maybe Ontario and Saskatchewan). This is a fairly new ...
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Does holding a Canadian citizenship enable a person to get US H1b / L1 much easier than citizenship from third-world countries?

What are the benefits of holding Canadian citizenship in terms of getting a work permit in US/Europe compared to other third world countries? Would Canadian citizen still have to go through H1b ...
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What are the advantages you get for having a visa sponsor for immigration to Canada?

I'm from Iran and have a company sponsor a visa for me to work in Canada (Vancouver). Since Canada and Iran don't have diplomatic relations, the responsibility for applicants in Iran lies with their ...
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Professional Apprenticeship as Work Experience for Express Entry

While filling up the work experience section of the express entry profile I came across this sentence, Do not enter any work related to or performed during an apprenticeship process. I know for ...
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Are Express Entry and Internation Experience Canada pools compatible?

I'm a 31-yo european citizen. I would like to immigrate to Canada as soon as possible. I am thinking about Express Entry (Skilled Worker), but my score isn't high enough to be drawn any soon. I think ...
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Is work for a Canadian subsidiary offshore counted as part of the “Canadian work experience”?

For two and a half years. I worked (offshore) as Senior Software Engineer and Team Leader at Telus International Philippines, a subsidiary of Telus in Asia, where I directly worked and interfaced with ...
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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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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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Can I work for a Canadian company while living in the UK?

I'm a Canadian citizen going to the UK on a Tier 5 YMS visa in a few weeks. When I put my notice in, my boss surprised me by asking me if I'd be willing to work remotely for the company while I'm ...
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Can I re-apply for a Canada student visa after getting it cancelled?

I cancelled my student visa and came back to my home country due to some family reasons, however now that everything is sorted in my home I wish to apply for a student visa again with a proper ...
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Does switching from a J1 visa to TD status prevent you from entering the US for two years?

I am currently living in the US on a TN status while my financé is still living in Canada. We are both Canadian citizens. She is looking at taking an internship in the US that would grant her a J-1 ...
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I'm applying for a study permit in Canada at the port of entry. What country do I list as the country where I'm applying?

I'm a US citizen applying for a study permit in Canada at the port of entry, when I arrive in Canada. The application, which I am completing ahead of time, asks for the "country or territory where ...
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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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I am a US citizen applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry (when I fly into Canada). Do I need an eTA to board my flight?

I am a US citizen and I am applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry, when I fly into Canada to immigrate. The CIC website says: In order to apply for a study permit at an air POE,...
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Can I board a flight to Canada without a passport?

I have an employer in Canada sponsor a visa for me so that I can go and work there as a skilled immigrant. In Iran, under certain circumstances which currently apply to me, you either have to give a ...
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Does taking the special requirements IELTS damage a Canada immigration case?

I'm a non-native English speaker applying for immigration to Canada. I'm required to the take general IELTS test. It costs $210 in my country. I suffer from cerebral palsy, my writing speed is slow, ...
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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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Travel outside Canada while waiting for Post-Graduation Work Permit

I applied for a post-graduation work permit two months ago. Current processing times seem to be between four and five months, while my study permit expires at the end of this month. So there will be ...
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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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How long should I wait for being invited after being accepted in the eligible pool for Canadian PR?

The Canadian Govt website says that an applicant will remain in the pool for 1 year. What happens after that? Do they inform the applicants about the "invitation to apply for PR" exactly after a year?
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Buy a new Volvo in Canada and import into US

I just moved to Canada from the U.S. I have Permanent Residency in Canada. I would like buy a new Volvo in Canada and return with it when I snowbird in the U.S. My research so far is that I will ...
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Can my business partner, Canadian citizen of 17, move to the US under a work visa?

I'm an American citizen, and our business is based out of the United States. Is it possible for my partner to move to the US under a work visa if he is Canadian? He is 17, turning 18 in February. He ...
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Canadian citizens, married, considering emigrating to Spain to retire. Is there an EU registration or visa process?

Information from Canadian expat residents of Spain appreciated.
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What happens if I get my Canadian immigrant visa while I'm in the middle of a Master's degree in my home country?

All my family members including me, applied for immigration to Canada. I can't just sit and wait for the immigration visa, it might never come. We applied for the express visa. So I applied for a ...
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Canadian citizen applying for Green Card while in the US + side question

I am an American citizen. My girlfriend lives in Canada. I have been going over possibilities of trying to get her a green card legally, and one possibility has me a bit stuck. A Canadian citizen may ...
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Apply for a Canadian visa while being in the US from another country

A friend of mine is attending a Master's program in the USA. He is also applying for internships and has been shown interest from a reputed institution in Canada. What is the process to apply for A ...
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Which is the best city in Canada for data science job opportunities? [closed]

Which city out of Toronto and Vancouver have better data science opportunities? Is there a different city with better data science opportunity other than the two above?
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Is it possible for me to reside in Canada and commute to the US daily?

I am a US green card holder and working in Detroit, US. My partner is a foreign student in Windsor, Canada. I am a citizen of Iran. Is it legal for me to reside in Canada and commute to US daily?
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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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What is the full process of exchanging a foreign driver's license in British Columbia?

When someone becomes a resident in British Columbia they are normally required to exchange their license. What is the full sequence of steps for doing so, in practice?
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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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May I delete my internships and short contract works from my CV to avoid the Employment Reference Letter for Canadian Work permit application?

I'm applying for a work visa for as a graduate student in Computer Science for a research project in Canada. They ask several documents two of them are difficult to get : Document: Employment ...
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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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What question should I ask myself before chosing between two internships abroad? [closed]

I am French and I have to make a choice between two universities for an internship and I need advice. I can do a research internship as a visitor in Canada at the University of Toronto or at Royal ...
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I am on US F-1 visa OPT and I want to apply for Canada PR do I need to give IELTs again?

I am on F-1 visa OPT and this year my visa is going to get expire. Do I need to give IELTS again for Canada PR? And If I file for canada PR now how long it takes to complete process?
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Study Plan for Study Permit Canada

I have just received an email from CIC and they need me to provide them a study plan. I am not sure what kind of study plan they are looking for but here is what i got so far. Can someone kindly check ...
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Family name “nightmare” between Canada and France

I was born in Canada in the 80's and my parents gave me the family name Y X where Y stands for the family name of my mother and X stands for the family name of my father. Then in the early 90's we ...
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Maintain Canadian PR while living with husband (CDN citizen) in US?

I am from Hong Kong and married a Canadian citizen in May 2016. We have been living in Canada since June 2015, and I applied for PR in Canada in June 2016. I have not received it yet, but let's assume ...
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Why do I need to bring a second driver with me in case I don't pass the British Columbia, Canadian road test?

The page on converting your foreign license to a British Columbia one says: Step 2: With two years' of non-learner driving experience, you'll need to take the Class 5 road test. Note: Bring another ...
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Issue with Express Entry Canada?

My wife and I are planning to apply for the Canadian Express entry pool, and we qualify as well. The issue that we are facing is that we both have different nationalities. We want to apply together ...
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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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Denied a Canadian study visa for insufficient funds - will this hurt my US F1 application?

I have tried to apply for a Canadian study visa and I was denied twice based on the fact that I have insufficient funds, though they said I'm free to reapply. Actually I have the amount they need in ...
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Adjusting to cold weather after immigration

I recently emigrated from a South Asian country to Canada. I moved to the Canadian city with possibly the mildest weather in the country (Victoria, BC) and yet I feel so damn cold it's almost ...

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