Protecting my US residency while working in Canada?
I am a Canadian Citizen who has been working and living in the US now under a Green Card status. I haven't had much luck in finding a suitable job in the US now for a year. I have received potential interest in a full-time job opportunity with a Foreign Company operating in Canada. How can I protect my green card status if I choose to take the job in Canada ? What should I do and how should I prepare myself ?
Asked By: workerbee - 2/17/2009
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File for a reentry permit BEFORE leaving the United States. It will allow you to live in Canada for up to two years without losing your Green Card. Also..... maintain a US residence (apartment lease in your name or home mortgage in your name), utilities in your name (power, water, sewer), auto registered in your name... More
Answered By: Yak Rider - 2/17/2009
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Answered By: pianojangee - 2/17/2009
You must return to the U.S. before 5 months are up. You must spend a greater part of your time in the U.S. like six or seven months. If you spend more time in Canada you will have to renew your visa.
Answered By: Prison officer - 2/17/2009
you cant. thats simple... More
Answered By: Sidwell - 2/17/2009
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