Although the life and experience of each immigrant is unique, it is normal to think that moving to the U.S. will be easy. However, it is not always so. Consider the following recommendations:
The papers make the life of every immigrant much better. In the United States, there are about 11 million undocumented immigrants whose lives and paths are complicated. The best thing to do is to get the Green Card. In addition to this, there are special situations like Parele, TPS, asylum, the U visa for victims of violence or the T visa for human trafficking and, last but not least, the temporary visas (work, tourism, studies…)
- Travelling with Your Savings in Your Suitcase
It is essential to have funds. Everything will depend on the person you are migrating with and your plans. It is important to have this kind of support, because it is not always easy to get a job at once.
The ID is paramount in the United States because in this country there is no card or the identification card. Similarly there are also a number that can be ordered by authorities and Social Security Number. This works for renting a home, hire light, open a bank account and to even driver’s license.
- English and Certificates
English is a prerequisite in order to progress in the United States. It is very important to take classes, prepare and get certificates. Depending on your profession, you may have to get a license or take tests. This affects many job categories, especially those related to health.
- Taxes, Jobs, Wages
One of the most common reasons why a person decides to leave his or her country and start a new life in the United States is because there are more economic opportunities.
Before taking the leap, you should learn about working conditions at the place of destination. The United States is a huge country with big differences. Aspects like minimum wage, state taxes, sales taxes, unemployment levels, how expensive the cities are, etc. should be taken into account.