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How to Get Canada PR Visa from USA For Indian Passport 2021?

The United States of America has long been considered the mecca of opportunity. Professionals from all over the world have moved to the country and begun working there. If you ask a young professional where in the world they would like to move, they would probably tell you it's the USA. But all that glitters is not gold. In fact, things are pretty dark for immigrants living and working in the US. Thanks to the recent announcement by the US Department of Homeland Security nearly half a million Indo-Americans are facing an immigration crisis. While the US always had a rather rigid immigration policy, this recent decision has put the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands of people in trouble. Here is the problem:

Earlier, all the professionals who were working in the US on an H1-B visa could extend their stay in the country until their Green Card application was approved. During the time this application was being processed, they could live and work in the US without any deportation worries. But under the new rules of the US immigration department, these immigrants will have to leave the US until their Green Card is approved. Naturally, this declaration has sent shockwaves throughout the Indo-American community and now, many people are actively exploring other immigration options around the world.

 Do I Qualify for Canada PR


How H1- B can apply for Canada Permanent Residency( PR) Status?

The United States of America and Canada definitely share boundaries with each other but they are categorically different from one another in most of the aspects. Thus, if you have H1- B visa than you surely are a strong candidate when you are applying for a PR status in Canada but the process of application for a Permanent Residency(PR) status in Canada needs to be adherently followed as USA and Canada are two different countries and their evaluation and assessments are completely different from one another.

For Permanent Residency(PR) Status in Canada you will be evaluated under one of the these categories  Express Entry program, which covers Federal Skilled Workers Program, Federal Skilled Traders Program, Quebec Skilled Workers Program(QSWP), Provincial Nominee Program(PNP) and International adoptions (Sponsorship). In all these categories for fulfilling the eligibility if you have a H1- B visa then your chances are stronger than others. In the case of H1-B visa although the benefit is not direct but there are definitely indirect benefits that are attached 

  • As your present employer in United States can help you by allowing you to be a remote worker from Canada. This way you can stay in Canada as a person employed in the USA.
  • A job offer in hand can go a long way in your process of attaining a PR Status in Canada.
  • This will also benefit you as you can get B1/ B@ multiple entry visas issued from the USA as You would need to travel to and fro from USA to Canada to meet your employer whenever the situation will demand.

Please note that for a  Permanent Residency (PR) status in Canada one needs to legally clear the immigration laws of Canada and in this regard the immigration status with USA can help the candidate indirectly but not directly in any respect.

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Benefits of Immigration to Canada with PR Visa

Canada is one of the best countries to immigrate to if you are an Indian. The country offers many immigration pathways suited to different people from different backgrounds. Moreover, the IRCC, which is Canadas top immigration body, recently announced that they want to get as many as 1 million new immigrants into Canada by 2020. This is the biggest immigration drive in Canadian history and tells you just how many job opportunities are available to skilled workers in Canada.If you are still doubtful about immigration to Canada, here is a list of reasons why you should seriously think about moving there:

  • First of all, Canada is one of the richest and most developed countries in the world. It has a high standard of living, a liberal government, a diverse economy and a very large number of job opportunities for those with the right education and work experience.
  • Canada already has a very big Indian community of immigrants. You could move to the country and still feel like you are living amongst your own people. Also, these communities are usually very tight-knit. So, if you ever need someone to help you out, you would have people around you who would be more than happy to help.
  • Canada offers professionals the chance to move to the country as Permanent Residents. So, you and your family can enjoy all the benefits enjoyed by a regular Canadian citizen right from the very first day.
  • Canada offers multiple immigration pathways through the Express Entry program. If you get a high enough score, you can move to Canada through the Federal Skilled Worker program. For those with specialized jobs that are in-demand in Canada, there is the Occupation in-Demand category. If you want to move to a specific part of Canada, then you can go for the Provincial Nomination Programs.
  • Canada has one of the fastest immigration application processing times in the world. You can actually get approved for a Canada PR visa in just 6 months!
  • Once you have been living in Canada for just 3 consecutive years, you can apply for full citizenship and get approved. After that, you can run for public office and take up high-security jobs if you so choose to.
  • Canada has free healthcare for all its citizens and Permanent Residents. This means that you and your family will be able to get all the benefits of an advanced healthcare system free of cost. This is something even America has yet not been able to provide its citizens.
  • Canada has one of the best education systems in the world. Moreover, Canada gives free education to all its citizens and PRs up to a certain extent. This means that you can save the money you would otherwise have spent on educating your children and invest it elsewhere.
  • Canada has a very tolerant culture where there are virtually no incidents of racial bias or violence against minorities. This is a major concern for many Indians living in America and you can get rid of this problem altogether by simply moving to Canada.