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How can American citizen married to Canadian help them immigrate to the U.S.?

Valley Cottage, NY |

I am American married to a Canadian. We live in Toronto but wish to resettle in n.y. I got Canadian citizenship as well. What is the process for him to become u.s. citizen?

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Same as if you were in any other country. You file the I-130, have it approved and go through the interview at the consulate. Use the Find a Lawyer tab above to avail yourself of an option of finding an attorney you wold like to work with, contact them directly and they will assist you.

NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS; email:; Phone: (866) 456-­8654; Fax: 212-964-0440; Cell: 212-202-0325. The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter.


The US citizen must petition for the alien's green card. You should start the process by speaking with and retaining an immigration attorney. My firm handles such cases.
Nicklaus Misiti
Law Offices of Nicklaus Misiti
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I agree with my colleagues.

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