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Jul 21st 2011, 8:41 pm
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Posted By niuniu

Future H1 applications affected by current H1 status?

Hello

I'm currently in the US with a H1 visa, however if I was to leave the US for a few years to work in another country (Canada) then at some point in the future applied for another H1 to work...
Jul 13th 2011, 5:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By niuniu

Questions about H1 transfer

Hi

I've read this but still have a few questions
http://www.immihelp.com/visas/h1b/h1-visa-transfer-faq.html

Can a H1 transfer occur at any time of the year (as opposed to the initial issuing...
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2011, 5:59 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,531
Posted By niuniu

Re: Am I a resident of the US if here on a J-1 visa?

I have an address in Canada as I still own property there, and my wife has been spending half her time in Canada and the other half in the US (with no specific US visa, other than the regular status...
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2011, 5:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,531
Posted By niuniu

Re: Am I a resident of the US if here on a J-1 visa?

I have a Canadian permanent residency card and landed immigrant paper, so from that perspective I officially have residency status. Its just that I'm not actually physically residing in Canada.

I...
Forum: USA
Jul 6th 2011, 5:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 5,531
Posted By niuniu

Am I a resident of the US if here on a J-1 visa?

Hi,

I'm a UK citizen, who's been living in Canada for the past several years as a resident (but not as a citizen). I've recently moved to the US on a J-1 visa.

Am I considered a US resident -...
Forum: USA
Jan 25th 2011, 2:55 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By niuniu

Re: Moving to US, what things do I need to obtain (SSN, insurance etc.)?

WHy are so many people on this board arrogant, condescending, patronizing sarcastic ***** instead of being constructive and helpful.

Even if an answer contains information its sandwiched between...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 11:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By niuniu

Re: Moving to US, what things do I need to obtain (SSN, insurance etc.)?

Thanks, what does the term "issue" actually mean specifically then?

As it stands I'm able to enter the US with the VWP, I presume the fact an application has been submitted for the visa doesn't...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 10:47 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By niuniu

Re: Moving to US, what things do I need to obtain (SSN, insurance etc.)?

Thank you. Yes I did read it. The reason for me seeking clarification was because the sentence is confusing: "but leave it 10 or so days to be sure you are 'on the system' as arriving in the...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 9:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By niuniu

Re: Moving to US, what things do I need to obtain (SSN, insurance etc.)?

Thanks, what do you mean by leave it 10 days. What is it? Before crossing the boarder or before starting work?

Then company is hoping I can start working on the same day the visa is issued. I feel...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2011, 8:10 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,531
Posted By niuniu

Moving to US, what things do I need to obtain (SSN, insurance etc.)?

Hi
I'm a UK passport holder and Canadian resident and moving to the US in 2 weeks for a new job (with a H-1N visa).
What things will I need to do or apply for before/when I arrive?
- do I need to...
Jan 6th 2011, 7:46 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Re: Consulting for a US company from Canada

So then it boils down to this - if I pop into the US for a few hours for a 1 hour meeting every few weeks, that is considered working.
What if I go to Seattle for a personal trip, visit friends, do...
Jan 6th 2011, 5:06 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Re: Consulting for a US company from Canada

Canadian citizens do not have to obtain an ESTA, but other nationals do.
Jan 6th 2011, 5:04 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Re: Consulting for a US company from Canada

But whether I go to the US or not for occassional short meetings is irrelevant to the work situation.

There is nothing underhand about contracting to a US company. If I am an individual Canadian...
Jan 6th 2011, 12:22 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Re: Consulting for a US company from Canada

The work is computer software development.

The initial visit of a week would be to meet everybody, find out what the work involves in detail, read their documentation, have presentations made to...
Jan 5th 2011, 11:59 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Re: Consulting for a US company from Canada

In the thread I posted an important distinction is made between a business visit and a work visit.
If I am working for the company while based in Canada, the other thread seems to imply a visit for...
Jan 5th 2011, 10:56 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Re: Consulting for a US company from Canada

Thanks

Is the VWP something you apply for?

I was under the impression it was just something that meant people from certain countries i.e. the UK could visit.
i.e. there is no document etc....
Jan 5th 2011, 9:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By niuniu

Consulting for a US company from Canada

Hi

I'm a UK Citizen with Canadian permanent residency and based in Canada. I've been offered a job by a US company and they are going to apply for a H1B visa which could take a few months...
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