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Hi all! I am petitioning for my husband to move from Canada to Texas. We have been DQ as of June 2020 and we know there's a long wait ahead. I have dual citizenship with Canada/USA and lived in Canada my whole life until we started this process. We were under the impression that I was required to domicile in the States to be able to sponsor him - we now know that I only needed the proven INTENT to domicile *face palm* 

 

Now we have spent a year apart and are not looking forward to another 8+ month wait for his interview. We are considering waiting this out together in Canada. I would maintain my US address, bank account, vehicle title, etc...but I would be leaving my job. However, we do have a joint sponsor who is our Affidavit of Support.

 

Will this be a problem? Does any one have any thoughts/opinions? Thank you!

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2 minutes ago, monicatjoy said:

we now know that I only needed the proven INTENT to domicile *face palm* 

Yup :(

3 minutes ago, monicatjoy said:

Now we have spent a year apart and are not looking forward to another 8+ month wait for his interview. We are considering waiting this out together in Canada. I would maintain my US address, bank account, vehicle title, etc...but I would be leaving my job. However, we do have a joint sponsor who is our Affidavit of Support.

 

Will this be a problem? Does any one have any thoughts/opinions? Thank you!

No issues, especially with a joint sponsor lined up.  We lined one up too, just in case, but I was also still being paid in the US and had assets.


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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13 minutes ago, Paul & Mary said:

Yup :(

No issues, especially with a joint sponsor lined up.  We lined one up too, just in case, but I was also still being paid in the US and had assets.

So sad that we lost a year, but at least it was a good test run of our future home!

Thank you :) 

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The discretion of the Consulate Officer comes into play here.  Montreal can be really strict when it comes to domicile.  Seems to me that you are in good shape for domicile and sponsorship.  Good luck.


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