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Hi friends, I’m in a bit of a dilemma, and was hoping for some feedback here. I am a Canadian citizen, and have been living and working in the US since 2017 on an L1A visa. I decided to pursue a GC about a year ago, and my company approved the process. Our immigration attorneys were far from helpful, and my case didn’t get very far. Fast forward a year, our company has been acquired, and my GC case has now been transferred to a new legal team. The process is basically restarting from scratch.

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Find another employer who is ready to sponsor your green card . H1B is another route you can get your green card. I think for L1A route, you will have to move back here for 1 year, and then move back to US - A fellow Canadian (newly minted though)

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Very helpful info. Thanks, EY2!

Yo you sound so Canadian!!!

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You're not born in India or China so if you do want to acquire the US gc, why not give it another shot if the merged entity is willing to sponsor? At worst, it will take a couple of years assuming your firm says yes to sponsor and at best you may get it within just more than a year.

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Good call. It might just be worth sticking it out, and yes the merged company is willing to sponsor.

To make things more interesting, my former leadership team have all moved on to other opportunities. I too would have moved on if it weren’t for this GC stringing me along. I’m curious if I have any opportunities to parlay my L1A into another shot at a GC somehow? Any ideas before I cut my losses and move to back to Canada? 2/3

A few more details: *My L1A expires in Jul 2021 *Both of my folks have GC’s *I am unmarried/no dependents 3/3

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