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Get a TN visa for NYC

If you are a Canadian citizen who has a job offer in New York City, you will require a work visa – no matter whether you have a job offer or not. There are many different United States work visas available for foreign nationals and Canadian citizens, including the TN visa which is available exclusively […]

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B1 Business Visitor Visa

Business visa for the United States from Canada

If you are a Canadian and want to do business in the United States, you could require a business visitor visa. This visa is separate from a visitor visa, which is mostly for tourism or pleasure. The business visitor visa is for business activities, but it is most definitely not a work permit.  It can […]

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Entering Canada with a Misdemeanor

Can I enter Canada with a criminal misdemeanor in my record?

You may be aware that it can be difficult for you to enter Canada if you have a criminal record. Most people understand this to mean that people with serious criminal histories will be denied entry to Canada, but this is not the only type of criminal history that can get you denied entry to […]

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Entering United States with a Criminal Record

I was denied entry to the United States, am I flagged?

If you’ve recently been denied entry to the United States, it can come as quite an unpleasant shock. Many people don’t realize that they can be denied entry to the United States for a number of reasons, and they may not understand why they themselves have been denied entry.  Someone who is denied entry to […]

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Entering The US with a Criminal Record

Criminal Inadmissibility and the United States

Few people are aware they may be criminally inadmissible to the United States – that is, until the worst case scenario: They need to enter the United States and are unable to do so because of their criminality. If someone is criminally inadmissible to the United States, they are not allowed to enter the country […]

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H1B work visa applications for 2014

Applying for an H1B work visa in 2013 – is it too late?

The H1B work visa is a capped visa, which means that there are only so many of these visas given out each year. Every year, the United States government opens up their acceptance for these applications and they can reach the quota quite quickly – this means that it is especially important that you know […]

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Tourist Visa Immigration Lawyer

Do I need an immigration lawyer for a tourist or visitor visa?

Many people from all over the world will require a visitor visa if they want to visit Canada as a tourist. If you are from a country whose citizens require visitor visas to enter the country, you may submit a visitor visa application. If you are approved, you will be granted a temporary visitor visa […]

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US work visa overstay

What happens when you overstay a visa in the United States?

Canadians or other foreign nationals may obtain a visa to enter the United States, whether it is a visitor visa, a student visa or a work visa. These visas are all temporary visas, and they have set expiry dates. Holders of these visas are expected to leave the United States before or when their visa […]

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Applying for US waivers of inadmissibility

I have been denied entry to the US

A criminal record is a major contributing factor to the many people, including Canadian citizens, who are denied entry to the United States each and every year. No matter how many decades old your criminal record is, or how seemingly minor your conviction is, any criminal record has a chance of keeping you out of […]

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Five Tips for Applying for a TN Visa for NYC

The TN Visa is a type of United States work visa that is meant for Canadian citizens or citizens of Mexico that have job offers in the United States. These job offers must be in specific occupations as per the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.  The TN visa is a popular choice because […]

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Immigrate to NYC

Move to the US

Are you a Canadian citizen or other foreign national who wants to move to the United States? You can’t just move to the United States permanently, even if you’re a Canadian citizen. However, there are ways you can move to the United States when you go through the proper immigration channels.  Even when you do […]

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Can Canadians work in NYC?

Anyone can work in New York City or other cities across the United States if they have the right work permit. This even applies to Canadian citizens, who also need a valid work permit in order to legally work in the United States.  Being a Canadian citizen can make the process of obtaining a work […]

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Business Meeting in NYC

New York City is one of the largest cities in the world, and the largest city in North America. As such, it is a giant hub of international business and many corporations and businesses have branches or offices in the city. In addition, many business events take place here and millions of international travelers head […]

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L-1 Visa for the United States

The L-1 Visa For Workers Being Transferred to New York City

Are you a Canadian citizen or other foreign national who is being transferred to a job in New York City? This can be a great opportunity, but you will need the right Untied States work visa first. Someone who is being transferred to the United States from a foreign company that is related to the […]

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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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