In the past, British escape to U.S. to find wealth and religious freedom. A better life.


In the present, America still is an attractive place to live for the Brits, about 6 percent of British admit that they would like to live there, and about 700,000 of them are right now living in America. But, the reasons to emigrate have changed, we present you some of them.

Job opportunities

The British have work experience in the United States and this is positive for Immigrants. In addition, many US employers are eager to receive foreign talent

To study

Much of the degrees in Britain include teaching modules in the United States, but since the British government increased the enrollment rate, many British students have decided to see the options available in the United States. It is a fact that in America, Universities are not cheap, but brits are taking their chances.

A little crazy thing called love

When a British and an American fall in love, and each of them live on opposite sides of the ocean, it is certain that one of them will take a plane. But, if marriage is not the plan right now, you must evaluate the situation as a couple.

To escape the British weather

This may sound a bit exaggerated and probably no one is going to give you the residence with that argument, but this is one of the reasons why british decide to leave U.K.

To get more living space

If you want to move to the United States to improve your quality of life, you’ll be amazed to know that it is not economically impossible. Of course there are very expensive places, specific areas of New York for example, but if you look carefully, you will find a house with 3000 feet cheaper than an average home in England.

To retire

Many British dream of spending their last years of life living in the United States. Unfortunately there are no retirement Visas, but it is possible to achieve this dream. One option, is to have and American son, if you don’t have one, you could try to qualify in one of the 3 categories of Visa for retirees. To travel The United States has lots of beautiful places to go, so it is normal that most people think in the U.S for their trip, or life, destination.


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