Recent content by dsanchez

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    Timeline and tips for applying for US tourist visa

    I'm not sure what you mean. They asked for a copy of his CV (Curriculum Vitae) ? A standard CV has one section for work experience and another for education. Put the masters degree in the education section with the name of the school and date of graduation, and put the work in the work...
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    Decision made to Complete - Pr Card Renewal

    From decision made to receiving the card for us was about 6-7 weeks this summer.They aren't very diligent about updating it.
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    Sept 2017 - Any PR Card renewal applications submitted

    They asked me to come visit the office and sign an authorization form so that we can contact Citizenship and Immigration to enquire into your wife’s application status. However, by then, we had received the card so I told them it wasn't necessary.
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    Sept 2017 - Any PR Card renewal applications submitted

    Yes, they received my application on Jan 26, sent acknowledgement from CIC on Apr 12, and received the card Jun 7.
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    US citizen, living in Canada with Canadian PR working in the USA

    This is a fair comment. I'd find an accountant to handle your taxes - even in this kind of scenario, it's only going to be about $100 at the most, and it's well worth it to be sure it's done right.
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    Timeline and tips for applying for US tourist visa

    When you apply for US visa, they want to see an itinerary - it doesn't actually have to be booked. Go to expedia or whatever, create an itinerary forthe approximate time you plan to travel and print it off as your expected travel. I wouldn't even bother showing them your currently booked travel...
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    Sept 2017 - Any PR Card renewal applications submitted

    Despite for some reason being unable to check status online, we called in today and were told that the card was mailed June 4. Hopefully this means whatever delay had been occurring recently has been resolved and timelines will speed back up.
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    Waiting for the decision

    Maybe the best is to do a Case Specific Enquiry. You can do that online by filling in this form: https://secure.cic.gc.ca/enquiries-renseignements/canada-case-cas-eng.aspx?_ga=2.90025758.46441684.1528293937-1941132259.1524065532
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    Waiting for the decision

    I would advise calling them and asking then.
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    Waiting for the decision

    It's most likely they haven't started processing the application. Have you checked the status online here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/check-status.html
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    Waiting for the decision

    According to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/times/, once they receive a fully complete application, you should expect the processing time to take 58 days.
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    Decision made to Complete - Pr Card Renewal

    It depends how frequently they update it. Recently, they have not been updating very regularly - many people have their update sitting in "Decision Made" for over a month at the moment (self included).
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    US citizen, living in Canada with Canadian PR working in the USA

    You'll have to file US taxes regardless as you know. For Canadian taxes, you will be required to file taxes if you spend more than 183 days of the year living in Canada, and your worldwide income is taxable. You'll receive a foreign tax credit for whatever taxes you pay in the USA.
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    Can we still travel?

    Sorry, I misunderstood based on your post saying his passport was expired. This link might help: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/answer.asp?qnum=248&top=28 but unless this travel is of life or death importance, I wouldn't take the chance.