5 Practical Tips to Adjust to American Life

You're officially a U.S. citizen, congratulations! But, the American melting pot is likely to be quite different from your homeland in many ways. From driving and cultural norms to food and entertainment, you'll encounter something new, foreign and strange on a regular basis - at least for a while. Follow these simple tips to make the most of adjusting to your new American life. Get on the Road Although driving may not be a foreign concept to you, just as driving laws differ from country … [Read more...]

The Top Tips for Anyone Planning a Move to Chicago

  Moving to a new city is scary, but Chicago has so much to offer. If you're planning a move to the Windy City, there are a few things you should know to help you make some good decisions. Here are our insider tips for moving to Chicago: Location, location, location   Chicago is a wonderful, vibrant and busy city. There is a lot to see and do. Something to keep in mind when looking at a place to live is location and accessibility. If you aren't going to have a car, you will … [Read more...]

How to Acquire an American Citizenship?

  Are you searching for ways to acquire an American Citizenship?   The diversity Visa Lottery is a great tool that you can try out.   What is the Diversity Visa Lottery Program?   Each year, 50,000 immigrant U.S visas are available through a lottery to people who come from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. The U.S.A department of states publishes each year which countries are allowed to participate in the lottery.   In … [Read more...]

How to Get a US Work Visa?

  There are many types of working visas. Each visa to USA has different qualify criteria which you should need to meet, and most US working visas have an annual quota.   Usually with a work permit you have the right to get a US driver license, state ID, bank account, credit card, house, etc, and is allowed to travel in and out of the United States with a valid visa.   One important thing that you should be aware of is that getting a US work visa does not automatically lead … [Read more...]

What are US Student Visa Requirements?

  Looking to study in the USA? Not sure which school/university to choose?   Wondering what are USA visa requirements? And should you apply for a student visa to USA before you apply to the university?   What about work? Would you be allowed to work and support yourself while studying in the USA?   First thing you should do is decide what are you going to study, where, and in which university/school?   When choosing the school you must make sure that it is on … [Read more...]

Are you Moving to the US?

  Before moving to the US, it is important that you gather as much information as you can about the country, its society, land, government, economic etc.'   Some rather read books about the country, others prefer to surf the net, or consult with friends.   Whatever you choose just keep in mind that the more you know, the better you are prepared, and the easier you adjust to expatriate life in the USA   Here is some information about the USA to help you get … [Read more...]

Can an Australian Enrolled Nurse Work in USA as a Licenced Practical Nurse with a Working Visa?

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Angie from Sydney, Australia   I'm an Australian resident with an interest in working in the USA.   I am a qualified Endorsed Enrolled Nurse in Australia which is the equivalent to a Licensed Practical Nurse in America.   I was hoping if you could tell me if there is any options for working in the US with a green card??   Where would I find out the correct information?   Please help, Thank … [Read more...]

Moving From Israel to the US

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Miriam fromIsrael   I am a 15 years old Texan girl that lives in Israel 8 years and now I am moving back to the U.S   Will I have trouble with school language, and what are the stuff I need to do before going into high school?   Thanks Miriam     Hereunder are a few suggestions I had for Miriam   Moving back to your home country can be daunting especially after 8 years of being away. … [Read more...]

Can I Change a USA Tourist Visa to a Student Visa?

  The following is a question that was submitted to us by Serpil, Orlando, USA   I have a 10-year tourist visa and I am in USA at the moment.   Is it possible to exchange my visitor visa to a student visa directly in the USA without going outside of the US?   Thank you, Serpil     Hereunder are a few suggestions I had for Serpil (please note that I am not an immigration officer) however I did some research and found out the following … [Read more...]

Would You Need Expat Health Insurance When Moving to U.S.A?

  In most cases the answer is yes, You do need an overseas health insurance when relocating to the USA   Why?   Because in the USA, there is no nationwide system of government-owned medical facilities that is open to the general public.   Doctors and hospitals are generally funded by payments from patients and insurance companies. USA hospitals provide some outpatient care in their emergency rooms, but primarily provide inpatient care.   Most American … [Read more...]