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I recently moved from an H1B in Silicon Valley to a PR in Toronto. I love California and my life there but I decided to prioritize being free over all else. I initially didn’t know much about Toronto or Canadian PR so I had to do a ton of research. It did help that I had friends who had moved there but Canada does a bad job of marketing itself.
We have now lived here for close to a year and love our life in Toronto. We even have friends who have also moved here from places like Singa…
PR - Permanent Residency (Equal to the US Greencard)
EE - Express Entry (Canadian Skill Immigrant PR process)
FSW - Federal Skilled Worker Prog (One of the 3 sub-categories of EE)
CRS - Comprehensive Ranking System (Points your ITA is based on)
ITA - Invitations to Apply (You made the CRS cutoff you can now submit your PR application)
COE - Confirmation of Permanent Residence (Letter confirming PR. Important keep safe)
PRTD - Permanent Resident Travel Document (Alternative to PR Card. Eg…
I drafted below points in my work experience letter.
• Involve in all phases of the application development from requirements analysis, design, development, and testing of the application and employed several design patters.
• Design and develop webservices using xxxx.
• Developed responsive web based portal using xxx
• Written and modified existing stored procedures to handle business functionality.
• Perform UAT testing with the client.
• Resolve bugs reported by testing team.
Any pointers for practicing for IELTS, planning to give it within a month, so need to start preparation and appear soon
So for BTech, the envelope sould have -
Colored copy of all Semester marksheets - Registrar needs to Stamp and sign on each copy [8 Pages]
Colored Copy of Degree - Registrar needs to Stamp and sign on each copy [1 Page]
Request Form - signed by both candidate and registrar [2 Pages]
My college had CGPA, do we need a conversion to percentage and would the registrar need to sign the conversion?
Then Registrar Folds and Puts 11 Pages + (1 Page in case 4 is answered yes) in an Envelope and seal a…
Once I send my documents to WES, how long does it take to receive the evaluation? Also, is it possible to start creating the Express Entry profile while WES is still processing the documents?
Finally FBI launched the facility for electronic processing of Identity History Summary Checks.
I literally submitted my Finger print card by express mail this Tuesday, and got the PDF yesterday.
The mail-based system’s turnaround time is still 14-16 weeks!
EDO is 48 hrs.
Sign up with email
Pay Online with credit-card or paypal
Submit Fingerprint card via mail
You get Email Update on Receipt and Processing
Follow the link here:
Thanks. Yes. Got ITA today.
Just to brief my background:
Bachelors in Engineering (India) - completed in 2002
Overall Software development and Architect experience - 15 years (10 years in USA, 5 years in India)
Green Card priority date in the USA - Nov 2010
My husband has exact same experience as above, but I’m into technologies like - JAVA / AWS / Salesforce.
My husband works on BI Data Analytics. Both of our jobs are pretty stable and long term. The only problem is with H1B.
We are tired of wai…
I work for an Indian IT Company, my question is how do I get detailed experience letter from my current employer, wont I be asked why and wont mentioning PR affect the current Job prospects
Post ITA Document List - Thanks to
Hi, I got my ITA and I am in the process of submitting my documents. I figured I’d post the basic list of documents which CIC asks for. You might need different documents from these based on what you have filled in your EE profile. This list shows up for me when I try to submit my ITA application. Hopefully this will help you in gathering your documents well in advance.
1. Document: Marriage License/Certificate
If you were married in Canada:
You must have a marriage certificate…
Proof of Funds - As summarised by
I had a chance to read through this full thread. I noticed some repetitive questions. So I’ve put together this response that will hopefully answer most of your questions. Note: This is based on my experience, and what I did as part of my application.
You are required to show liquid funds that you have access to as any given time. This would generally mean bank balance. You can however, support the liquid funds with additional stocks / bonds etc, however it is safe to ensur…
A generic question that covers a lot of interesting information
Excited to join this community.
I am living in the US for past 10 years.Came for masters and now working as construction engineer for 7 years. I am on H1B visa with approved I-140 and officially on the perpetual wait list for the mystical green card. My wife is on H1B as well. My family situation back in India and the insecurities of H1B visa has brought us to consider immigrating to Canada. A little background information about us
Age: Turning 34 in…
@avj’s post about the actual move from US to Canada and things to do:
This post is going to be longer than usual but should give you a good idea of what it is like actually moving to Canada, logistics-wise. This post is mainly relevant to those moving from USA to Canada.
I am not endorsing any company or brand, but simply stating my experience with them.
Please assume US $ vs Canadian $'s depending on context
I will keep editing this post in future for clarity, if I remember anything more, or to add screenshots of documents etc.
Let me start off by…
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