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Moving to WA from Canada

Postby GFreeman » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:13 am

Hi all,
I am interested in moving to the Puget Sound area but I am a Canadian resident (east coast) right now. I do have technology skills and a university degree (in an unrelated field) so I am looking at job postings at the numerous tech firms in the area. I believe this would be the easiest way to get a visa and at least get on the way to becoming a citizen eventually.
I may not be able to get any any decent-paying technology work for reasons that I won't get into now, although I have a good technical mind and the ability to pick new things up quickly, so I would like to know whether you know of any other avenues for a non-US resident to get work in WA and start on the path to getting a green card. I do have some small savings that could get me by for a little while but no more than a few months without work.
I have been reading over the other posts in this forum but if there is anybody who has more specific information for somebody in my situation that would be great too.
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Re: Moving to WA from Canada

Postby andydonner » Sun Nov 02, 2014 10:39 pm

There are a very few general guides on various RFN episodes about coming here from abroad. They're about the best we can do without have a specific individual work their specific situation, though. Good luck with the job hunt.
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