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I am an immigrant that’s working in Canada for an American company. There are always lots of fun conferences and work trips that I’m eligible for and invited to in the US. But I always need to give up my spot because I never get enough notice to apply for my US visa, they always only let us know a few weeks before. Feeling so left out and frustrated.

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Why not proactively get a US visa? I’m not sure how it works but if it’s valid for 3 months at a time then you can be ready for future opportunities?

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My friend works in Canada and applied for the 10 year tourist visa. Also, I think you will need a letter from the company regarding purpose of your travel if work related.

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As everyone said, you are left behind because you haven’t acted on it. I’m also an immigrant and need visas for almost every country on earth. I just applied and obtained the most important visas (US & Europe) and now I can attend more team events. You need to be more proactive!

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