Question: What happens if a U.S. citizen marries a Canadian?

After three years of residence in the U.S. after approval of the green card, the Canadian can apply for citizenship. Moving to Canada: A U.S. resident who marries a Canadian may apply for an immigrant visa if living outside Canada, or may apply for permanent residence from within Canada if currently living in Canada.

Do I lose my Canadian citizenship if I marry an American?

Marrying a Canadian citizen doesnt give you citizenship. If you want to become a Canadian citizen, you must follow the same steps as everyone else. There isnt a special process for spouses of Canadian citizens.

Can I be deported if I am married to a Canadian citizen?

Deported from Canada means being forced to leave the country. Important: Your partner does not have the right to have you deported. Only federal immigration authorities can decide to deport someone.

Is Canadian marriage recognized in the US?

Yes, the marriage in Canada (as long as it was legal in Canada) is recognized in the U.S. If he wishes to get married to someone else, he needs to get divorced first.

How can I bring my American spouse to Canada?

Who you can sponsorIf youre sponsoring your conjugal partner or dependent child, you must submit an application under the Family Class. If youre sponsoring your spouse or common-law partner, you may sponsor them under the Family Class or under the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class.More items •Jun 18, 2021

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