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When I have GC, can I go back and forward to Canada (I mean 1 or 2 times a year)? Will the border patrol bug me?


Entry on a tourist (no visa is required for Canadians to enter)

4/7/9 - got married

5/4/9 - Received Marriage certificat.

7/30/9 - NOA

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yep!

Congrats!

I just got my green card today in the mail...I'm so so excited! :dance:


Let's Keep the Song Going!!!

CANADA.GIFUS1.GIF

~Laura and Nicholas~

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Met online November 2005 playing City of Heroes

First met in Canada, Sept 22, 2006 <3

September 2006 to March 2008, 11 visits, 5 in Canada, 6 in NJ

Officially Engaged December 24th, 2007!!!

Moved to the U.S. to be with my baby on July 19th, 2008 on a K1 visa!!!!

***10 year green card in hand as of 2/2/2012, loving and living life***

Hmmm maybe we should move back to Canada! lol smile.png

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Congratulations Laura!! :dance:


AOS

Sent- 10-21-09

Tracking says Delivered by USPS-10-23-09

Check cashed-10-30-09 (MSC case # on back)

NOA 1 date-10-29-09 (Received Date 10-23-09)

Hard copy NOA - 11-02-09

Touch- 11-03-09

Received bio appt letter-11-07-09(dated 11-03-09)

Bio appt- 11-19-09

Transfer to CSC-11-18-09

Touch on 485/765- 11-19-09

Touch on 485/765- 11-20-09

Hard copy of transfer to CSC- 11-23-09

Touch on 485- 11-24-09 (now processing @ CSC email)

Touch on 485- 11-25-09

Touch on 485- 11-27-09

Touch on 485- 11-30-09

Touch on 485- 12-01-09

Touch on 485- 12-02-09

Touch on 485- 12-03-09

EAD/AP approved-12-18-09

EAD/AP touch- 12-21-09

GC APPROVED!!- 12-21-09

Notice mailed welcoming PR-12-21-09

2nd Card Production ordered email-12-22-09

Approval notice sent-12-28-09

GC arrived in the mail-01-05-10

Done with USCIS until September 14, 2011!!

ROC

Sent: 09-14-11

Received: 09-16-11

Check cashed: 09-21-11

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Hi,

Astro-By all means, go back to Canada to visit as much as you want after you have your green card! Just remember to bring your green card and other travel documents, such as a passport, when you travel.

Heck, I've been back to Canada 10-20 times since I've got my 2yr green card and 1 time since I've got my 10yr green card and I will still go to Canada after I get citizenship! I go so many times, as I'm close to the border (about 1-2 hours away by land) and generally like visiting back to Canada.

Lol..nah, the border patrol won't be bugging you about crossing the border so many times....So cross as many times as you want with your green card! Lol...After all, you did pay (such a high price too) for it and waited so long for it, so why not use it for travel purposes....."Use it or waste it", I say!

Though do have all your documentation ready when you travel.

As well, be careful not to stay in Canada (or any other country) for more than 6 months/180 days, as that could have an effect on your permanent residency status here in the USA.

When I have GC, can I go back and forward to Canada (I mean 1 or 2 times a year)? Will the border patrol bug me?

LauraandNick-Congratulations on getting your green card recently! Hope you enjoy your card and the rest of your immigration journey here in the USA too. No worries with the USCIS for another 2 years for you!

yep!

Congrats!

I just got my green card today in the mail...I'm so so excited! :dance:

Ant

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**Ant's 1432.gif1502.gif "Once Upon An American Immigration Journey" Condensed Timeline...**

2000 (72+ Months) "Loved": Long-Distance Dating Relationship. D Visited Ant in Canada.

2006 (<1 Month) "Visited": Ant Visited D in America. B-2 Visa Port of Entry Interrogation.

2006 (<1 Month) "Married": Wedding Elopement. Husband & Wife, D and Ant !! Together Forever!

2006 ( 3 Months I-485 Wait) "Adjusted": 2-Years Green Card.

2007 ( 2 Months) "Numbered": SSN Card.

2007 (<1 Months) "Licensed": NYS 4-Years Driver's License.

2009 (10 Months I-751 Wait) "Removed": 10-Years 5-Months Green Card.

2009 ( 9 Months Baby Wait) "Expected": Baby. It's a Boy, Baby A !!! We Are Family, Ant+D+BabyA !

2009 ( 4 Months) "Moved": New House Constructed and Moved Into.

2009 ( 2 Months N-400 Wait) "Naturalized": US Citizenship, Certificate of Naturalization. Goodbye USCIS!!!!

***Ant is a Naturalized American Citizen!!***: November 23, 2009 (Private Oath Ceremony: USCIS Office, Buffalo, NY, USA)

2009 (<1 Month) "Secured": US Citizen SSN Card.

2009 (<1 Month) "Enhanced": US Citizen NYS 8-Years Enhanced Driver's License. (in lieu of a US Passport)

2010 ( 1 Month) "Voted": US Citizen NYS Voter's Registration Card.

***~~~"The End...And the Americans, Ant+D+BabyA, lived 'Happily Ever After'!"...~~~***

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As well, be careful not to stay in Canada (or any other country) for more than 6 months/180 days, as that could have an effect on your permanent residency status here in the USA.

It will impact the naturalization process, but not the permanent residency. Unless, of course, you are out of the US beyond one year without a re-entry permit.


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