What is a Re-entry Permit, and when do I need one?
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What is a Re-entry Permit, and when do I need one?

A US permanent resident can travel outside the United States temporarily without an impact on their residency. However, if you are in the United States as a lawful permanent resident (LPR) and will be spending 6 months or more outside the United States, you might need a Re-entry Permit.

I’m not eligible for an SSN—can I get an Individual Taxpayer Identification number (ITIN) instead?
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I’m not eligible for an SSN—can I get an Individual Taxpayer Identification number (ITIN) instead?

In some cases, a foreign national is not eligible to obtain a Social Security number (SSN) while waiting for their immigration case to process. In such cases, an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) may be obtained for tax processing purposes. Here’s how to determine whether you are eligible for an ITIN—and how to get one.

Can a TN Visa lead to a green card?
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Can a TN Visa lead to a green card?

Technically, anyone with a nonimmigrant visa that meets the permanent residency requirements may apply for a green card. However, the “intent to stay,” can create problems for a TN Visa holder.

Can I get married while working in the US on a TN Visa?
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Can I get married while working in the US on a TN Visa?

Although the TN Visa is a nonimmigrant visa, a TN Visa holder is able to marry a US Citizen and obtain a green card through marriage while in the US on a TN Visa. However, there are timing and intent issues that need to be carefully considered before you file your case with USCIS.