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Can Canadians Work In The US?

Yes indeed! While Canadians cannot just pack up and move to the US and work, there are several ways that Canadians can obtain a visa to legally work in the US. The best option for a Canadian who wants to work in the United States may be a TN Visa. That’s because the TN Visa […]

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How to Get TN Visa Renewals

A TN Visa is a type of US work visa for Canadian Citizens who have a job offer in the US. Obtaining a TN Visa is a quick process – usually it can just be applied for at the border. But that does not mean that obtaining a TN Visa is easy. Your documentation and […]

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How to Get a Work Visa for the US

Are you interested in getting a work visa for the US? Working in the United States appeals to many, but first you would need a work visa. It is generally easier for Canadians to obtain a work visa for the US than for citizens of other countries to get a work visa for the US. […]

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Get Your 2013 H1B Visa Application Ready

Now is the time to have an immigration lawyer prepare your H1B visa application for 2013 What is an H1B Visa? An H1B Visa is a type of US work permit that allows foreigners to work “specialty occupations” for US employers. The occupations that qualify for an H1B visa are usually highly skilled and require […]

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How to Get a TN Visa to Work in the US

Getting a TN Visas for Canadians working in the US A TN Visa is a US work visa valid up to three-year visas for Canadian citizens (and Mexicans) who may qualify for to work in the United States. In order to qualify for a TN visa to work in the United States, applicants must have […]

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US Work Visa for Canadian approved after 2 other lawyers couldn’t help

Hello Amandine, I’m sorry it took so long, but my life has been so crazy since I decided to move and work in New jersey. I really appreciate the work you all done for me at Visaplace. First when I started the process, I was turn down by another firm, in fact by 2 other […]

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H-1B Visa Reaches Cap for 2010

Remaining 11,000 H-1B Visas Taken At the end of last year, a surprisingly high amount of H-1B visas were still available, which some speculated was due to the recession and higher visa fees. However, those fears can be set aside now as all of the remaining visas, which carried over into January, have all been […]

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My TN Visa will expire soon. Where can I apply for a new TN Visa?

Canadian Working on a TN Visa Q.  I am a Canadian working in the USA as a Management Consultant under on a TN Visa. My Visa expires in January 2011 and I want to renew it. Can I renew it from within the US or do I have to return to Canada and apply at […]

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US Immigration Enforcement targets Employers hiring workers without valid US Work Visas

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released their “Strategic Priorities for Fiscal Years 2010-2014” document, which details ICEs plans to “create a culture of employer compliance” in dealing with corporations and businesses who hire workers with none or expired US Work visas. The plan promises aggressive criminal and civil enforcement against employers […]

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US Work Visa Granted

US Work Visa issued thanks to Niren and Associates immigration law firm Dear Ms. Keyork, Delia’s interview went very well this morning, and she was granted the 6 months’ US work visa. She will be flying to LA today. Thank you very much for your work, and coaching, it supported Del tremendously. Have a great […]

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Immigration to Alberta for H-1B Visa Holders in the USA

As of April 2009, the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program has introduced a US Visa Holder Category focused on H-1B Visa holders. This immigration program enables skilled foreign workers on US Work Visas to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence with the intention of working in Alberta. This program is designed fill occupational shortages in certain high […]

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TN Visa Application Approved for 3 years

Hi Fadi; A quick note to say that all went well – and I got the TN visa for 3 years. Just in Chicago now (missed my flight) – they were backed up in there –  and so I spent much time waiting. Thank you for your guidance and help. M.C.

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Are TN Visas and other US Work Permits like L-1 and E-2 Business Visas still being issued for Canadians during this economic crisis?

As you all know, we are in the midst of a economic recession on both the US and Canadian side of the borders. Unemployment is up, business profits are down and people are rightly concerned about their futures. Many of our clients are asking about whether the US is still “open for business” for Canadians […]

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TN Visa not required if working for US Client from outside the US

If I was doing consulting work for a US client and the work was done from Canada, is a TN visa required? I may never cross into the US to do the work. It can all be done remotely from Canada. _____________ TN Visas like all US Work Permits are necessary if you intend to […]

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Warning: Make sure the US company agrees to Sponsor you for a US Work Visa before accepting the Job

It is an all too often scenario where we see Canadian citizens and other nationals offered US jobs only to find out that their company does not “sponsor people for US work visas“. Many people go into employment negotiations assuming that all that is required to work in the US is to obtain a job […]

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