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    Degree Evaluation question

    Guys, have a quick question about experience letter from past employers. I really dont have them, not at least the way US immigration would like them. I am in touch with past managers and colleagues who can provide references on a personal level, but no letter from the company I worked at. How...
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    Degree Evaluation question

    BigJoe, Thanks for the reply. Yes, I was on H1 and my degree is from India.
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    Degree Evaluation question

    I am in the Toronto area and looking at going for TN soon. I have an evaluation from a company in USA from way back in 1998 when I was working there. Since it was done in USA, it actually says that my 4 yr Bachelor in Science Engineering (From India) is equivalent to an Engineering degree in...
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    Question about lay off on TN

    Hi Guys, Thanks for your responses. Much appreciated ! .. At present, going by the responses I got in here, and some research done elsewhere, it seems like it would be a better idea to apply in Canada itself. Thanks once again !
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    Question about lay off on TN

    Hi Guys, I am a Canadian citizen on TN in US. I got a lay off notice from my office yesterday. My last day here will be 15th of July. I have worked in US for a year and half. My HR person says that I am eligible for US state EI benefits. Can I apply for US EI before I go back to Canada? Or can...
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    Hwo long can a Canadian citizen stay in USA as a visitor?

    Thanks. Its basically my mother (60+/does not work)) visiting.
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    Hwo long can a Canadian citizen stay in USA as a visitor?

    Since there is no stamp on the passport while entering, Can a person say they are visiting for say 3-6 months to the immigration officer? Can the officer refuse entry because of mentioning such a long period of stay? Obviously it would not be advised to mention 1 month and stay for 6...
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    Obtained my first TN status and sharing my experience with all of you.

    Jill, Do you have to notify USCIS of any change in your residential address? I first checked into a Hotel for a few weeks and now I am in an Appartment. Do I have to report such a change? Thanks
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    Obtained my first TN status and sharing my experience with all of you.

    It was as a Mathematician / Actuarial Analyst.
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    Obtained my first TN status and sharing my experience with all of you.

    If I may add my experience. Congrats Jill. I went to Pearson Airport and got my TN Yesterday 18 Jan, 2009. I went with the package the company lawyer sent me and many other supporting documents (originals/copies) if required. The package had all relevant Offer letters/copies of my...
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    Denied TN-visa, employer decide to let me go

    Thanks. Well, the lawyer has sent it and it one of the documents mentioned in the letter to the TN Officer, So I might as well carry it. If the officer doesnt need it, so be it.
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    Denied TN-visa, employer decide to let me go

    Wingo, Thanks for the reply. If you dont mind telling me, Do you get the boarding pass first but do not check in luggage and then go to the TN Office? How does this work? Whats that about the 30 day eligibility period for employment letter? My original offer letter is dated Nov 21, 2008 with...
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    Denied TN-visa, employer decide to let me go

    Wingo, You are making me nervous. I have to go for my first TN next week at Pearson. Could you please let us know the reason for rejection? Send a PM if possible.
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    Anyone applied in July 2003 from Windsor and received the citizenship test notice

    I applied on Dec 1, How long does it take to get the acknowledgement letter?
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    Anyone applied in July 2003 from Windsor and received the citizenship test notice

    I applied on Dec 1, How long does it take to get the acknowledgement letter?
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