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How to get a green card?

Want to Know How to Get a Green Card? You're not alone.

There are several ways to get a green card in the USA. "Green Card" is the common term for lawful permanent residence status in the US, and depending on your situation and type of eligibility you will need to follow different steps to obtain one.

The most common ways are through sponsorship by a family member or an employer. In some instances, you can file for yourself without sponsorship. There are other additional ways to also obtain a green card, such as through entrepreneurship or an Asylum application.

What is the process for a Canadian citizen to obtain a U.S. Green Card?

There are several ways to get a green card for a Canadian citizen but the two most popular ways are through an employer or family sponsor.

A typical path for someone is to change status from an F1 to an H1B if your employer is willing. The employer would then also sponsor you for your green card. There are ways to get a green card without sponsorship but they are not as common.

Unfortunately, the TN visa is not a dual intent visa. This means that you always have to show non-immigrant intent and this can be tricky if on a TN visa and applying for permanent residence. There are, however, strategic ways around this if need be.

If you have any further questions about how to get a green card or other immigration topics, please feel free to contact us and we can help you out.

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