Questions tagged [canadian-citizens]

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Can I make money from uploading Youtube videos as a foreign student on an F-1 visa?

I am a successful Youtuber in Canada. I will be going to college in the US this fall. Am I allowed to continue posting my Youtube videos while on an F-1 Visa?
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Unmarried Canadian Partners - I am sponsored, will my partner be able to obtain a visa join me in the USA?

Me and my partner are both Canadian citizens and have been living together for about 2 years, we're not technically common law yet (although I don't think that has any bearing) and not quite ready to ...
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Working holiday in Japan, which country I should buy my Insurance from?

I am a Canadian, I am going on a Working Holiday in Japan for 1 year, but I don't know should I buy a Travel Insurance in Canada? Or is better to buy the insurance in Japan?
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New born baby - Citizenship rule

Parents are Canadian PR holders migrated from India to Canada. Planning for next baby in Canada. Does new born baby get Canadian citizenship, on the day of birth?
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What can I do about getting a visa to work in the US as a Canadian?

I'm a Canadian student, who opted into a co-op program. I wanted to work in the US for one of my work terms, and I recently got an internship (4 months) there starting in May. I was wondering what ...
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My dad was born to Canadian diplomats in Ghana. How does this affect his citizenship status?

As it says up in the title, my dad was born to (working) Canadian diplomats in Ghana. I was born in the United States, and before that my dad had lived most of his adult life in Canada. I'm not sure ...
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As a Canadian, what are the legal requirements for working in the US?

I am considering a semi-permanent job in NYC (1-2 years), which would require moving from Toronto, Canada. I am a Canadian citizen, have no criminal record, and as far as I know am eligible to work ...
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How can I find out if I ever filed an I-485 (a step in the green card process)?

I am a Canadian citizen. Years ago, I was working in the US for a large company on an H1B visa, and the company strongly encouraged me to go through the Green Card process. Some steps were completed, ...
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What visa do I need to volunteer in the US if I am Canadian and only going to volunteer?

I am planning on traveling to the USA to volunteer at a non-profit organization for roughly 6 months. Do I need to get a visa to do so and if I do, which one do I need? I am a Canadian citizen and I ...
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What is required to claim Canadian citizenship?

My father is a Canadian citizen by birth (born in Canada), my mother and I are both American citizens. We all live in the United States (my father as a green-card permanent resident -- he has been an ...
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What's my degree worth in Germany?

I'm looking to apply for a YMA and hopefully work in my field in Germany. I have a Canadian Bachelor's in Software Engineering and I'm trying to find out what the specifics are for that field in ...
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New born baby - Landing in India

Indian parents are Canadian PR holders living in Canada. Parents are also Indian citizens, by birth. Baby born in Canada. We prefer child to hold canadian passport, but also hold living rights in ...
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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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How do you change from a tourist visa to a TN visa without leaving the US?

Came to the US from Canada on a regular visa, got a job offer while I was here. Do I need to leave the country and re-enter to switch to a TN visa, or can I submit something while I am here to change ...
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Work for a Canadian company, but reside legally in the US

My current employer is offering the option of working remotely with a corporate restructuring this summer. As someone that is starting to get pretty tired of Canada's cold winter, I was looking to ...
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P and O visas for performers [duplicate]

I am a circus artist from Canada and I currently have a P1 visa, where I perform in the USA as part of a performance team. I am applying for an O-1B visa because I have been offered another employment ...
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Is a Canadian citizen planning to get TN visa considered authorized to work in the USA?

I am a Canadian citizen looking for a job in the USA. My plan is to get a job in the USA and then apply for a TN visa. Here are my questions: When I apply for jobs in the USA, the employers ask ...
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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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90 day stay is almost up but waiting for citizenship papers

I have been in Germany approx. 80 days and am waiting for my approval of citizenship. It could show up any day now. I am a Canadian citizen and have a applied for dual citizenship as I have German ...
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IELTS, TEF for express entry Canada. Where to take them.. could be anywhere I like?

I'm applying for an express entry residency for Canada. Can I take the IELTS and the TEF exams ANYWHERE I want to or are there specific institutions which are valid for this procedure? Can't seem to ...
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Canadian Working in US (Need VISA)?

I am a Canadian Citizen looking to apply for fulltime/ internship in United State. I am a university graduate student and want to work in the Computer science and Electrical Engineering field. (eg, ...
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Can I have a P1 Visa and O1-B visa in the USA at same time?

I am a circus artist from Canada and I currently have a P1 visa, where I perform in the USA as part of a performance team. I am applying for an O-1B visa because I have been offered another employment ...
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Spouse Visa Options When Working In USA

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 ...
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Getting the Canadian citizenship for my 3 years old child

I do not know what to do, and I am stressed about the situation. I would appreciate some guidance or comments. I was born in Canada, my father is Canadian and I lived there several years in my life (...
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What is the simplest way for a Canadian to obtain EU citizenship?

I have a Canadian citizenship and currently live in the UK with the YMS visa. I was wondering what is the simplest way to get a citizenship to be able to live/work in the EU. I'd like to move here ...
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Already have a priority date for Green Card, but planning to be jobless for half a year, what happens to my priority date?

I'm a Canadian working in the US on the TN status. I already have a priority date from the I-140 approval notice, the I-797. However, I plan to leave my job, go back to Canada and come back to the US ...
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how to return I-94?

I'm Canadian and was working US from 2015 till 2018 on TN visa. I got paper I-94 when I crossed border in September 2015. I left US July 31 2018 and my TN expired September 18. But I still have I-...
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Canadian wife of British citizen, trying to move to Scotland

My husband and I were married last year, while he was in Canada on a vacation visa and, as we do not wish to live apart forever (our relationship was a long distance thing with him visiting me for a ...
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How to complete I-9 form?

I'm going to US to get TN visa and employer sent me email to complete I-9 form: ***Please complete the following process for filling in the I-9 form prior to Day 1 as you will not have access to ...
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Can a Canadian citizen teach English in Iran?

If it's possible I would like to teach English in Iran. I am a 22 year old male Canadian citizen with a TEFL certification who has never been to Israel (Or anywhere close to the Middle East). I ...
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H1-B vs TN visa

As Canadian Citizen I can get TN visa to work in US, but can I get H1-B instead? What is difference?
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NAFTA profession and position title

We have NAFTA list of Professions for Canadian Citizens to work in US. If I need TN visa, should name from this list be present in the offer letter? What is relation between position title and ...
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What is the process of a Subclass 457 – Business (Long Stay) visa for Australia

I am Canadian. I used my working holiday visa for Australia (2 years total) and I've been out of the country for 2 years. A former employer has asked me to come back and work for him and that he would ...
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Can I look for work in Germany as a visitor?

Is it possible to apply for jobs if I come to Germany as a visitor ? The details: I'm a Canadian citizen and I work in tech (which I've been told is a less regulated field to get into). I'm aware of ...
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Does the FBI work with the RCMP to run criminal check on Canadians wishing to immigrate to the US

I am a Canadian applying for a green card. Does USCIS/FBI get to use my biometrics to ask canada to run a criminal check on me?
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Graduating Canadian F-1 Student: TN vs. OPT [closed]

I am a Canadian student graduating from a US university. As far as I know, I have two visa options when it comes employment in the industry: F-1 OPT and TN. What are the advantages and disadvantages ...
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Express Entry System- Canada [closed]

As per the conventional point system(CPS) given in this link, Does the principal applicant need to score 67 points as per below chart(as eligibility) before creating express entry profile? Because ...
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Do Canada and France allow their citizens to have 2 other citizenships?

For an individual being a citizen of both France and Canada, is it possible to obtain a third citizenship ? Let's assume this third country allows 3 or more citizenships, I am not interested in ...
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Dual citizenship and marriage

If a person has dual citizenship (Canada and US), what will the foreign national potential spouse (from Europe) have to go through in order to be legally residing in the US? Would they even be allowed ...
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Can a dual national leave Australia on their Canadian Passport?

The Australian government states that dual nationals must enter and leave Australia on their Australian passport. In order to do that, one needs an electronic travel authority (ETA) for Canada. ...
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Nova Scotia Announces New Immigration Stream - Canada

I would like to avail the opportunity of this program as this does not require Job offer from Canada. As per this program, applicant is eligible to apply (with 67 points) for "Nova scotia province" ...
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French 10-year carte de séjour holder out of France for 4 years

My husband is a 10-year carte de séjour holder and he visited Canada, met me and we decided to get married. He applied for permanent resident status here, which took rather long and he ended up ...
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TN versus H1B visa

I will be working in US as a Software developer. Because I am a Canadian citizen, I am entitled to a TN visa. I have already looked at several posts about the comparison between TN and H1B. My ...
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Process to sponsor child - Canada

Parents have Canadian PR status. My spouse is planning to deliver baby in India. Do I need to sponsor new baby for moving baby to Canada? What is the process to sponsor? Does baby achieve PR ...
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british citizenship is it automatic.Or do i have to apply

I was born in the UK in 1937 and emigrated to Canada in 1967. Do I automatically have British citizenship or do I have to apply? I presently have a Canadian passport.
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Front-end web development - work demand in Saskatchewan

Does any body have an idea about the demand of front end web development work of IT sector in Saskatchewan? I am moving to this province with PR status with these technical skills.
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How to file a tax income for a Canadian living in the UK on the YMS visa?

I am a Canadian citizen currently working in the UK using the YMS Tier-5 visa. Since it is the end of the fiscal year in less than a week, I need to start thinking about filling my tax income. It used ...
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Citizenship for a minor born abroad to a Canadian and residing outside Canada

My daughter, a Canadian citizen from birth, is having a child outside Canada where she resides. She does not intend to return to Canada to live for some years. Can she obtain Canadian citizenship for ...
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Dual Canadian/Polish citizenship, want to travel/visit to Poland frequently

My dad has dual Canadian/Polish citizenship. He has been living in Canada for the past 37 years but would like to visit Poland on a regular basis, he now has an apartment there (left to him by his ...
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Netherlands resident - can I work in the UK?

I am Canadian, with a Canadian passport, living in the Netherlands, I am a resident in the Netherlands. Can I work in the UK? And how would I go about sorting that out?