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Once I get my H1B issued, how soon can I apply for a greencard and how long does the process take from application to receipt of the greencard? For reference, I’m born Canadian (I think birth country plays a factor in this?) and is it better to apply through my employer or apply on my own?

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You can start the GC process ASAP since the H-1B is a dual intent visa. Under PERM it’ll take about 2-2.5 yrs end to end. There are other options for the GC process but you’d need to discuss with an attorney whether you’re eligible.

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