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Canadian permanent resident

Get a Canadian Green Card

Many Americans move to Canada to start a new life, work, live and raise a family. In order to legally do this, they must obtain permanent resident status and get a permanent resident card. Permanent resident cards are also called PR Cards or the Canadian green card, because they are very similar to the United […]

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Applying for Canadian Citizenship

How Can I Become A Citizen of Canada?

Many American citizens move to Canada and eventually become Canadian citizens. But this process is not an easy one, as the future Canadian citizen must first become a permanent resident. There are a number of ways one can become a permanent resident of Canada, and after they have remained a permanent resident in good standing […]

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How to renew a permanent resident card outside of Canada

My Permanent Resident Card Expired Outside of Canada

While a less than ideal situation, it is not uncommon for a permanent resident of Canada to be traveling abroad, such as in the United States, and not realize their permanent resident card is about the expire.  Ideally, they would renew their permanent resident card a few months before the expiry date, but we understand […]

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Attending a business meeting in the United States

If you must visit the United States for a business meeting, you may need to apply for a B1 visa first. The B1 visa, or B-1 business visitor visa for the United States, is a special type of visa specifically for business needs, such as a business meeting, conference, convention or contract signing.  Someone who […]

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Do I Need a PR Card to Enter the United States?

If you are a permanent resident of Canada, you will require a valid permanent resident card (“PR card”) to travel abroad and be able to return to Canada, including if you are traveling to the United States. However, a permanent resident card does not guarantee you entry into the United States. Please read on: Canadian […]

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denied entry

What Happens When You Get Turned Away At the NYC Airport?

If you have a criminal record and attempt to enter the United States from Canada at the US-Canada border or at a United States port of entry such as an airport, it can be a distressing experience. You will be told you cannot enter the United States and essentially be turned away. At an airport, […]

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Denied entry from Canada

How to Appeal Being Denied Entry to the United States

Canadians are denied entry to the United States every day. If you’re a Canadian citizen and have been denied entry to the United States, it may have been because you have a medical condition or a criminal record. These two factors create medical inadmissibility or criminal inadmissibility, which are two reasons the United States would […]

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US-Canada Border

Crossing the US-Canada Border with Children

Traveling with children can be tiring enough on its own, let alone determining what kind of identification or information you need to bring with you in order to bring your child into Canada without any hassle or delay. Luckily, we’re here to help! Here is some information to help you get prepared to bring your […]

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