Marrying a U.S. Citizen

Green cards for Canadians married to Americans

Perhaps a result of the close proximity between the two countries, or the increase in online dating apps like Match or Tinder, statistics have shown that thousands of Canadians marry American citizens every year.

Once married, the couple inevitably has to decide which country to settle down in. While exact data is unknown, it appears that the Canadian spouse is more likely to move to the U.S. than the other way around.

As the spouse of a U.S. citizen, the Canadian spouse is eligible to be sponsored for a green card. There are are few ways to do this, and we will explore these options in this section.