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My son and daughter-in-law have come to visit from Canada. They have
Canadian citizenship.  I have dual citizenship from Canada and now the
US.  They have decided they would like to stay here.  I know I can
sponsor him for a green card but it takes time.  Can he apply for an EAD now
that he is here and I just go ahead with the family based immigration
for him?  He just came with a passport.  What else do they need to have?

What you have described is a false pretense to enter the United States.  Your son and daughter in law presented themselves as non-immigrants visiting the US whenin fact they were intending immigrants.  This is a deportable offense.  You may petition for them, however, if they stay beyond their duration of status, they will find it will be difficult to immigrate legally.  

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