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Old Dec 22nd 2008, 12:29 am
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Hi Guys,

I am looking for some advise.

Could someone tell me if its possible to immigrate to USA, with no family sponsership or employer sponsership, or is it recommended to have an employer set up??

How long does the process take, and is it possible to do the paperwork yourself or do you need a advisor???
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The only one that obviously comes to mind is the Green Card Lottery, if you are eligible.

You can do it online, no fees or advisors needed.
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Hi Guys,

I am looking for some advise.

Could someone tell me if its possible to immigrate to USA, with no family sponsership or employer sponsership, or is it recommended to have an employer set up??

How long does the process take, and is it possible to do the paperwork yourself or do you need a advisor???
I see you are a nurse, married with 2 children. Have you given up on moving to Canada...it's much easier to move there than here? Are you both British? If so unless your husband works for an international company that will transfer him to the US it looks like you have little chance coming to the US.
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Thanks,

I am asking for my pal, I have justed moved from uk to Canada, but she wants to go to USA.

She wouldnt get the lottery as she is British, she is a nurse also, so should be easy enough for her to get work, but she needs to sit the NCLEx and with retrogression dont know how long things would take for her, as it was quicker for Canada.
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Suggest she finds a US fiancee.
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Thanks will pass that on

Or she could come to Canada too, she doesnt like the cold though.
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Thanks,

I am asking for my pal, I have justed moved from uk to Canada, but she wants to go to USA.

She wouldnt get the lottery as she is British, she is a nurse also, so should be easy enough for her to get work, but she needs to sit the NCLEx and with retrogression dont know how long things would take for her, as it was quicker for Canada.
I see. Makes no difference...if she's a Brit probably the only way is for her to marry a USC.
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Thanks will pass that on

Or she could come to Canada too, she doesnt like the cold though.
It was -22F here last weekend.
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It was -22F here last weekend.
Well below freezing here too.
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I beat you both then, its was -30 here last week and with the wind chill even colder.
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I beat you both then, its was -30 here last week and with the wind chill even colder.
I am sure we can beat you on wind, unfortunately.
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Thanks for the advise guys,

People think because we have move to Canada we know the ins and outs of every country.

Bit like when I tell people I'm a nurse, they usually ask advise about an illness of some sort.
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She wouldnt get the lottery as she is British...
She's eligible if she was born in NI.

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She's eligible if she was born in NI.

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But have to wait until next year October for the lottery to re-open again as its closed for the DV-2010
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Or she could come to Canada too, she doesnt like the cold though.
She could live in Windsor, Ontario... not too cold there at any time of the year. If she stays in Canada long enough to become a CDN citizen, the TN visa becomes available to her. The TN visa makes it much easier for a qualified Canadian to live/work in the US.

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