Quick poll. How many years have you been in the US without a Greencard? I will start - came here in 2002 for school and started work in 2005. It’s 2018 - still no GC.

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Came in 2003, started working 2005, filed in 2007. Got GC in 2011, citizenship in 2017. Wouldn't even have GC yet if filed 1.5 years later, got very lucky


Came here in 2012, started working in 2013, just applied for GC with a PD in 2018.


What form were you with when it went to audit?


Came here in 02 - started work in 05 -applied in 08 and had to wait till 17

OP, do you have a PD?

Can here in 2003. Started work in 2008. Started the process in 2011/2012. Have a PD of 2013. No GC

Came here in 2008 as student, started working 2010 and no GC yet

Came here in 2013 applied in 2017.

Started grad school in 2010 and began working in 2012. PD is July 2014 and there’s no end in sight.

Came in 2007, filed with PD of 2013, waiting.

Yes. My PD is Sep 2010. Initially filed in 2008 - went into audit, rejected in 2010 and then re-files again in Sep 2010. Long story and an even longer wait.

Those who have PD of 2010 or before still have hope of getting their GC within a 5 year window - not the best yes but still somewhat palatable. The rest of us are screwed :-(

Got tired midway and left. So happy with the decision. At least for me, life is more than Visa and GC! Good luck to everyone still in the race. Hope you get what you want.

Came here in 2016 on L1 visa - applied in 2016 - still no GC

PD August 2017. Never going to get my GC. Most likely will exit the country in a few years. Unless of course something changes in a major way (which it won’t). Both sides of the aisle have no vested interest in improving the immigration situation.

PwC2 would you mind sharing where you went and what opps exist? I’m sure loads of people in the same boat just tired of H1 extension after extension(with looming fear of denial around every corner)

Came here in 2012 as student. Started working in 2013. Never applied for GC. Took Canadian PR early this year and moved to Toronto.

@D5 - How do you like it so far in Canada?

Life in Canada is not too bad. Got a job that is paying me 90% of what I was earning in US post currency conversion. My wife who is Masters from US too, got a job as well. Saving to buy a house soon which will be a big hole in the pocket certainly, as the price of a house is 3 times of what I would have paid in the mid tier US city.

D5 - Which city are you in?

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