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November 26, 2022

Canada Immigration Options for US Visa Holders

Immigration To Canada As A US Visa Holder

In today’s blog, we are discussing how you can immigrate to Canada as a US visa holder.

Many skilled workers holding a US visa look to Canada as an immigration option due to difficulties in the US Immigration options.

For example, if you are on an H-1B visa program that allows foreign-born nationals with specialized knowledge or fashion models of merit to work in the United States, there are complications of a time limit.

Some of these visa types are valid for up to three years with an option of a three-year extension. Once the extension is complete, the visa holder must leave the country for a whole year before re-entering the US. This restriction makes settling or starting a family difficult for some immigration aspirants.

The United States also has a cap on the number of visas it issues each year. Around 65,000 visas, with an additional 20,000 for candidates with higher education, such as a Master’s degree, are issued. This may seem like a huge number, but when compared to the United States workforce, the figure is small.

That is why many skilled workers look to Canada to fulfill their wish for permanent residence. Canada has a few temporary work permit options that immigration aspirants can use to work towards obtaining permanent residence.

If, as a US visa holder, you are looking to immigrate to Canada, you can choose from the following visa options:

In Temporary Residence Scheme:

  1. Global Talent Stream
  2. Intra-Company Transfers
  3. CUSMA

In Permanent Residence Scheme:

  1. Express Entry
  2. Provincial Nominee Programs

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