Green card and Singapore PR

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Green card and Singapore PR

Post by Sura76 » Mon, 05 Aug 2013 3:53 pm

Hi... We have recently moved to Singapore and considering getting PR. We have US Green cards and Indian citizenship- both with masters degrees from US. Our son (5 years) is US citizen. I would appreciate if someone can answer the questions below.

1) Can we apply for PR while keeping Green Card.
2) What are chances of getting the PR.
3) What would be the repercussion on maintaining Green Card and in future getting US Citizenship.
4) What will be the national service criteria for my son. can I exempt him from the PR application.

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Post by nakatago » Mon, 05 Aug 2013 4:06 pm

Sura76 wrote:Hi... We have recently moved to Singapore and considering getting PR. We have US Green cards and Indian citizenship- both with masters degrees from US. Our son (5 years) is US citizen. I would appreciate if someone can answer the questions below.

1) Can we apply for PR while keeping Green Card.
2) What are chances of getting the PR.
3) What would be the repercussion on maintaining Green Card and in future getting US Citizenship.
4) What will be the national service criteria for my son. can I exempt him from the PR application.
No offense but you sound like a PR collector.

* You already have a green card and without spending years in Singapore, already want SPR
* Wants PR for son but doesn't want NS
* Wants SPR and US citizenship as well

The ICA will most probably fit you into a certain profile and immediately reject your application because PR abuse probability is very high. Also, Indians are not favored in being given PR.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 05 Aug 2013 4:17 pm

^^ I concur.
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Post by blessie15 » Mon, 05 Aug 2013 6:34 pm

I know of the US PR side not really the SG one

You may be found to have abandoned your US permanent resident status if you:

1. Move to another country intending to live there permanently (which is something you're planning to do because you want to apply for SG PR)
2. Remain outside of the United States for more than 1 year without obtaining a reentry permit or returning resident visa. However, in determining whether your status has been abandoned, any length of absence from the United States may be considered, even if less than 1 year
3. Remain outside of the United States for more than 2 years after issuance of a reentry permit without obtaining a returning resident visa. However, in determining whether your status has been abandoned any length of absence from the United States may be considered, even if less than 1 year
4. Fail to file income tax returns while living outside of the United States for any period
5. Declare yourself a “nonimmigrantâ€Â

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Post by yogaloungeforever » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 12:49 am

It's people like these the government should not be giving PRs too. I don't understand why you campers don't want to go back to India for good. The economy is not doing too well here and I will bet your PR apps, if you do submit, will be rejected.
nakatago wrote:
Sura76 wrote:Hi... We have recently moved to Singapore and considering getting PR. We have US Green cards and Indian citizenship- both with masters degrees from US. Our son (5 years) is US citizen. I would appreciate if someone can answer the questions below.

1) Can we apply for PR while keeping Green Card.
2) What are chances of getting the PR.
3) What would be the repercussion on maintaining Green Card and in future getting US Citizenship.
4) What will be the national service criteria for my son. can I exempt him from the PR application.
No offense but you sound like a PR collector.

* You already have a green card and without spending years in Singapore, already want SPR
* Wants PR for son but doesn't want NS
* Wants SPR and US citizenship as well

The ICA will most probably fit you into a certain profile and immediately reject your application because PR abuse probability is very high. Also, Indians are not favored in being given PR.
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Re: Green card and Singapore PR

Post by rdueej » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 2:55 am

Sura76 wrote:Hi... We have recently moved to Singapore and considering getting PR. We have US Green cards and Indian citizenship- both with masters degrees from US. Our son (5 years) is US citizen. I would appreciate if someone can answer the questions below.

1) Can we apply for PR while keeping Green Card.
Yes

2) What are chances of getting the PR.
Very close to zero.

3) What would be the repercussion on maintaining Green Card and in future getting US Citizenship.
See blessie15's reply

4) What will be the national service criteria for my son. can I exempt him from the PR application.
If your son becomes a PR, he is required to serve NS. If you choose to not include him in your application, the result is even more surely negative.

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Post by Saint » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:13 am

Can a Mod please move this to the appropiate Joke section as this can't be for real!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:16 am

Sure it can, Saint! :lol:

OP's already stated the obvious. His ethnicity and he has a masters. ](*,)
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Post by nakatago » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:34 am

And just in case OP decides to delete his post, I have his entire post quoted in my reply and can quite easily restore it.
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Post by Saint » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:53 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Sure it can, Saint! :lol:

OP's already stated the obvious. His ethnicity and he has a masters. ](*,)
But didn't mention if they owned a white hatchback car, could be the clincher!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:55 am

#-o I forgot!
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by FaeLLe » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 4:57 pm

Hello guys I believe for sure that the actions of OP are not justified and he does seem to fit the profile of a collector.

But this whole thread is starting to sound a bit hostile....
Comments profiling people and things like go home etc. probably are not warranted.

Just my thoughts on trying to maintain a co-habitual environment..

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Post by Wd40 » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 5:14 pm

Yeah, when it comes to providing advice on PR related matters, the regulars of this forum suddenly turn into moral policemen. I sometimes picture SMS and Saint as the guys really approving/rejecting PR applications :lol:

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Post by yogaloungeforever » Tue, 06 Aug 2013 5:31 pm

surely the OP would have read this forum before shooting off his post. and surely he would have gathered in this forum that PRs for people in the likes of him are slim. as it is he does come across as a hoarder. and having to make it even more obvious - son not having to do NS, a lot of readers on this forum would have been quietly pissed with the OP. i was anyway. so really he deserved to be poked fun at. and yeah, why jumped from one country to another when india is a great place to be living and working today. but that's the problem with hoarders. they are like leeches camping in one place until things don't work in their favour and they up and leave for the next place where it allows them to get back to the lifestyle they had in their former place.

FaeLLe wrote:Hello guys I believe for sure that the actions of OP are not justified and he does seem to fit the profile of a collector.

But this whole thread is starting to sound a bit hostile....
Comments profiling people and things like go home etc. probably are not warranted.

Just my thoughts on trying to maintain a co-habitual environment..
Life is short hence I live it to its fullest, that is .... I eat and sleep

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