U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > California > Los Angeles
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 03-05-2008, 02:58 PM
6 posts, read 33,081 times
Reputation: 15


Hey Guys

I am a Canadian guy moving to LA from Vancouver. I have been to LA a few times and have enjoyed the areas that I have stayed in, West Hollywood/Miracle Mile/Westwood, and the life style is appealing. I am coming from a good position at a Law firm here in Vancouver, but looking to get a job in marketing or PR just in and entry level position and work my way up. I have been reading lots of these forums and was wondering if anyone has any advice for me on moving, a Canadian getting a job in LA, I am hoping to be able to get a job with a company and that they will sign a Visa if I qualify, and the possibilities of getting a second job in the service/hospitality industry. I know this sounds like the common move to LA story, but just looking for a change and any information that you can offer me is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Old 03-05-2008, 04:06 PM
21 posts, read 91,733 times
Reputation: 32
Unlike most other countries, it's relatively easy for Canadians to get a work visa for the US. It's a TN-1 visa that you'll need.

All you need is to get a job offer from a US company for a position that is no longer than 365 days and is one of the "approved" TN jobs. Google for TN-1, and you'll find the list of approved jobs you can fill.

Once you get your job offer, simply head to an international airport or US border and you'll get your TN-1 visa on the spot.

Do some research on Google to learn more.

Naturally, you may have some difficulties in getting a job while living out-of-state, but I believe there are some other threads on how to deal with that.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > California > Los Angeles
View detailed profiles of:
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top