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Background - Got my H1B approved (Consular) this Aug. Am already on OPT with 2 year STEM extension. I recently cleared the cut off for Canada PR. Does it make sense to go ahead and secure the PR? (How trustworthy is US going to be for already approved H1B?) Long term goal - back to home country in 5 years (hopefully)

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It does make sense to get it done. You will have a couple of years to decide whether you want to move. Considering money (about $2000 all included) is the only thing you lose, I don't see a downside

Immigration policies are better in Canada, but jobs are less, cost of living & higher competition. Don’t forget the weather.

You can secure the PR, but remember from the time you get your card, you have 5 years to spend a min of 2 years in Canada to maintain your PR status. Would be wiser to secure it maybe, given that the demand is increasing steadily what with all the H1B rule changes

If you are planning to go home anyway, it makes more sense to stay here and earn a lot and go back. Wouldn't be achieved by going to Canada. If you are thinking long term Canada makes sense.

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