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Getting a TN Visa: COVID-19 Impact on US Work Visas

By Sierra AlongiMay 27, 2020
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Many individuals come to the United States to work on a TN Visa. The TN nonimmigrant classification permits qualified Canadian and Mexican citizens to seek temporary entry into the United States to engage in business activities at a professional level. Aside from knowing how to successfully obtaining a TN Visa, its important to know the […]

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Success Story: Family Immigration to the US with TN Visa

By Ella BergquistMay 14, 2019
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I had been working in Mexico as a dentist for the past 10 years. I met my wife five years ago and we got married last year. We have always dreamed of having a big family and my wife is now expecting our first child. My wife and I felt that moving to the US […]

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USMCA Immigration to US: USMCA TN Visa for Canadians 2020

By Ella BergquistJuly 6, 2020
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July 1, 2020 Update: The USCMA has officially gone into effect on July 1st, 2020. June 2, 2020 Update: The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) published an interim version of the Uniform Regulations concerning the interpretation, application, and administration of key provisions of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), including the Agreement’s rules of origin […]

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NAFTA Is Out, USMCA Is In: New US Immigration Policy

By Ella BergquistJuly 6, 2020
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July 1, 2020 Update: The USCMA has officially gone into effect on July 1st, 2020. June 2, 2020 Update: The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) published an interim version of the Uniform Regulations concerning the interpretation, application, and administration of key provisions of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), including the Agreement’s rules of origin […]

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TN Visa FAQs

By CaseyJune 5, 2018
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Applying for a TN visa can be very confusing for many people, especially if you do not know much about it. Here, we have listed the most frequently asked questions about TN visas for both Canadians and Mexicans and provided the answers to them: Q: How long can you stay on a TN visa? A: Current […]

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TN Visa for Mexicans: Fast Track to Working in the US

By CaseyMay 22, 2018
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[NAFTA is under revision. NAFTA will most likely turn into the USMCA (United States Mexico Canada Agreement). USMCA is expected to be approved in the beginning of 2019. Until then NAFTA will remain active and the visas under NAFTA are still available. Learn more about how to work under USMCA. ] TN Visa Basics Usually, a citizen of […]

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The Most Common Reasons a TN Visa is Rejected

By Michael NirenAugust 12, 2020
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Why might a TN visa be denied? According to Nolo, the most common reasons for TN visas being denied are connected to a lack of evidence of eligibility. Some applicants may simply not be eligible (due to insufficient education or a potential job not correlating with any of the occupations on the NAFTA list), but […]

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Cracking The Code: Securing Visas for Software Engineers

By Michael NirenOctober 16, 2015
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Compiling TN Visas for Software Engineers Putting together a TN visa application can be more complicated than organizing high quality computer code. Gaining access to the United States for the purposes of working within their borders is a tricky prospect, regardless of the occupation in which you specialize. The North American Free Trade Agreement sets […]

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The TN Visa: An Underutilized Tool To Hire Top International Talent

By Michael NirenAugust 12, 2020
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Thanks to NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, a specialized visa category exists – one designed to make temporary employment and residency in the United States easier for Canadian (and Mexican) nationals in certain designated professions. In fact, the TN Visa has distinct advantages over the traditional H-1 and L-1 visas used to retain […]

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Niche Jobs That Qualify For The TN Visa

By Michael NirenOctober 13, 2015
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The North American Free Trade Agreement lists a variety of occupations that are in demand within the United States, allowing citizens of Canada to apply for a TN visa to live and work within the United States. Many of these careers, such as engineers, registered nurses and doctors, are well known as occupations that the United […]

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How to Get a TN Visa in 8 Steps

By Michael NirenJanuary 10, 2020
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Beginning in 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada have been working on a new trade deal known as USMCA. This deal, once ratified, will replace the current NAFTA deal. Like NAFTA, the USMCA deal will rely on TN Visas. TN Visas are a class of visas that allow Mexican and Canadian citizens a way […]

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In-Demand Occupations Eligible For TN Visas in 2020

By Michael NirenJanuary 2, 2020
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TN Visas For Professionals Obtaining a visa to work and live in the United States is almost always a difficult task, due to the restrictive policies that their government has put into place. Many people from around the world seek entry into the United States in order to get a chance at earning a better life […]