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Canadian dude thinking about bootcamp

 
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Hi I'm wondering if you take Canadians on for the bootcamp and such.. what specifics would i need to know in order to stay there? mostly concerning visas and longterm stay
 
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Canadians are welcome.  We've had a lot of canadians here.

And then comes a day that they have to go back - cuzza gub'mint crazy stuff.  I don't know the particulars.  
 
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So a work visa would not be needed as its more of a volunteer thing?
 
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Sorry, this is something I know nothing about.
 
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I must have been in idiot mode when I passed through en route to the lab, cuz I told the pricks at the border the truth... described it as a workshop/volunteer learning thing and figured I'd be across for 3 weeks.

They did not seem to like this too much. I should have stuck to one syllable words.

Bearded 30-something in a camperized minibus full of tools... yup, I got to cool my heels in the secondary questioning lineup.

They let me through begrudgingly, after establishing that I had assets and family to return to. And breaking the zippers on my suitcase and leaving half my shit strewn around the bus. It would have been easier without the tools, and harder without things like a residential address and bank account balance to wave at them...


Canadian citizens can spend up to 182 days a year in the states. But... if they don't see any reason for you to leave again they may refuse to let you in. ...

Ya, guess they haven't heard about the free healthcare thing...

As I understand it you are totally free to change your mind about how long you are staying after you are in the country, up to that 182 day limit.
 
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