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Old 03-30-2020, 06:17 AM
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This article includes some basic information on the possible procedures the Duke of Sussex may have used to (reportedly) move to the United States as a foreign citizen:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/royal-fa...d-states-help/
I don’t think it is possible to enter the US on a tourist visa ( B1) and then apply for permanent residence as the article claims. Could an expert please clarify?

If the Duke entered the US on an A1 visa, he can stay indefinitely pending “ duration of status”, but that implies he must be performing some official duty on behalf of the UK government and he coukdn’t work or pursue any business elsewhere anyway.
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Old 03-30-2020, 06:43 AM
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I don’t think it is possible to enter the US on a tourist visa ( B1) and then apply for permanent residence as the article claims. Could an expert please clarify?

If the Duke entered the US on an A1 visa, he can stay indefinitely pending “ duration of status”, but that implies he must be performing some official duty on behalf of the UK government and he coukdn’t work or pursue any business elsewhere anyway.
I have a feelingyou're right. I looked into this some years ago.. a lot of people do enter on tourist visas, but I think they have to leave to get permanent permission to stay.
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Below is an overview of the various ways for non-citizens to achieve residency for work and living arrangements in the US.

How can I live and work in the United States?
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Old 04-06-2020, 09:41 PM
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Meghan is a us citizen. If she is not still actively seeking UK citizenship, then there’s a solid chance Harry is here on a permanent Family Visa.
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As the likelihood of Meghan acquiring British citizenship at this stage seems minimal, this thread will be closed.
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