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Personal experience: what are the benefits to our immigrants of military service in the United States

I serve in the Illinois National Guard, I am a 25A Signal Second Lieutenant. In Illinois, there are more than 20 of us Russian-speaking people, we have our own community and a lot of connections. So, I came to the USA in 2016 when I won the green card. ...

How I moved to America and was tortured to count everything in pounds and gallons

In the beginning there was meat. I glanced at the price tag - inexpensive, and smiled. After the price there were letters l and b. Like this - $ 5.99 lb. I asked for two, and the seller began his manipulations: he put on disposable gloves, took out a piece of meat from the display case, threw it on the scales, entered the code, grabbed the printed sticker and slapped it on his sleeve. Then wrapped ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

Activity and anxiety: what are the consequences of the pandemic and how to deal with it

Global warming, a new gender policy in the United States, aggravation of international relations ... These issues are increasingly worrying Russian-speaking immigrants in the United States, including top bloggers. However, psychologists note: excessive anxiety about various social issues can also be an unconscious consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. ABOUT…

America from the inside: 6 things that are silent

There is an opinion all over the world that life in the USA is a gift from heaven. If you find yourself in the USA, then everything - your problems are solved! You are the lucky one for the rest of your life. Indeed, such an approach had a right to exist earlier. ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

Features of national compassion: what is the difference between sympathy and mutual assistance among Russians and Americans

In Russian culture, the myth of "soulful and sacrificial" Russians and "selfish" Americans is still quite popular, which is as far from the truth as the opposite idea of ​​extremely kind Americans, absorbed in volunteering and charity, and "cruel" Russians. In fact ...

Leonid Rayevsky

journalist, travel guide and guide

About the Paramount Building in Times Square, cinematography, the legendary film studio, and Adolf Zukor

Walking through Times Square (How can we not bring guests here?), We involuntarily find ourselves at the front entrance to this building. But today only the surviving name of Paramount reminds us of the times when the headquarters of the legendary film studio and one of the largest ...

Timur Mirzaev

Business enthusiast, owner of 5 large companies in the USA and Uzbekistan

Do's and Don'ts when starting a business in the USA: advice from a seasoned entrepreneur

Greetings! With you again Timur Mirzaev, an immigrant entrepreneur who is not afraid to speak honestly about business in the United States, about his successes and mistakes on the path of entrepreneurship. You will find all this on my Instagram. Today I offer you a recipe for starting a business in the USA in a popular ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

American Cheating: How to Protect Yourself in Business Relationships in the USA

Americans are mostly law-abiding - this simple truth is unlikely to be questioned by anyone who has the opportunity to compare life in the United States with the realities of the post-Soviet space. However, those Russian-speaking immigrants who do not have a lot of business experience should be careful to ...

Advantages and disadvantages of US citizenship

“I have already written in detail about the naturalization process - after more than 10 years of living in America, I finally became a citizen of the United States. Now I want to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of American citizenship, ”writes Andriy Boychuk in an article for Immigrant ...

Why is a birth certificate a very important document, especially for immigrants

A birth certificate is a key document in any immigration process in any country. The absence of this document creates sometimes insurmountable difficulties. Moreover, different countries practice different requirements for a birth certificate: some want to see the original birth certificate, or even ...

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