Social Security Number and Immigrants: Who Needs an SSN and Why, and How to Get One

Why a non-US citizen needs a Social Security number is explained on the Social Security Administration (SSA) website. If you are not a citizen and do not want to work in the United States, you most likely do not need a Social Security Number (SSN). Typically, the social security number ...

New ethics and general boycott: what problems children of Russian-speaking immigrants face in American schools

The new school year is fraught with new hopes and troubles for parents, as well as anxiety. What is the risk of an immigrant child being bullied in an American school? How tolerant are local children and teachers to foreigners, and what can prevent foreign children from adapting ...

How to avoid typical mistakes of Russian-speaking immigrants in the USA

The USA is a country of opportunities, where everyone has the opportunity to realize themselves. And yet, Russian-speaking immigrants often complain that ignorance of the unwritten code of the local culture of communication often not only interferes with adaptation, but can also significantly complicate life in a new country. ...

Mayors of dozens of cities across the country ask Biden to protect millions of illegal immigrants

Thirty mayors of different cities from all over the United States sent a letter to the administration of US President Joe Biden with a request to replenish the list of countries whose citizens can receive temporary protected status (TPS) in the United States, while leaving those countries that already exist there. Among ...

How Russian-speaking immigrants are deceived in the USA: 4 main schemes

In the modern world, migration is a fairly common phenomenon. People travel to different countries trying to find their home. But often they fall into the traps of fraudsters, are left without money, with undermined health and a broken psyche. This is stated in the blog "220 kilovolts" ...

Court ordered Biden administration to renew Trump-era immigration rule

The Court of Appeals rejected a request by the administration of US President Joe Biden to suspend a federal judge's decision to reopen one of President Donald Trump's most controversial immigration policies, which forced asylum seekers to wait months in Mexico for their US trials. The edition told in more detail ...

Biden brings back Trump immigration procedure

US President Joe Biden's administration plans to expedite the deportation of some immigrant families crossing the US-Mexican border. More details were told by the publication CNN. Some families will now be subject to an expedited deportation procedure that allows the immigration authorities to expel a person without a hearing by an immigration judge. Procedure…

Thousands of green card holders who left the United States during the pandemic are afraid to go back

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, Keri Smith and her family fled, taking whatever could fit in their car. They spent the last 15 months in Canada, where she was born, in a family cottage in rural Nova Scotia. Now that Smith and ...

Not just a lottery: the easiest and fastest ways to get a green card

When people talk about the easiest way to get a green card, they usually mean the fastest or least demanding way to become a legal permanent resident of the United States. In the modern US immigration system, many green card applicants wait for it for ten years or more. ...

Six American Holidays That Wouldn't Exist Without Immigrants

Usually, all people take the holidays for granted. After all, there are so many holidays with different religious and cultural origins. But in fact, every holiday raises the question: "For what reason do we celebrate this day?" As it turned out, many holidays were brought to the USA ...

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