Asked in Immigration Law for Hawaii

Q: Can my husband move to Hawaii with me (from Toronto) even if we are soon-to-be separated? I am getting the work visa.

I would like to move my family to Hawaii. I am looking to purchase a company and would therefore qualify for a work visa. However, my husband and I are in the midst of separating. I would like to assist his move to the US and wondered if I should delay the separation or if we can still all move (and he would be able to move under my work visa) even if separated. Thank you!

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: More information is needed. Have your petition for an investor visa been approved? If not, it can take a significant amount of time for U.S. visa petition processing. Likely, much more time than Canada. Perhaps, more time then you and your husband wish to wait.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications.

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