New Yorker wants to be deported a week before receiving a green card

32-year-old immigrant Karina Balon from Queens, who lives in New York with her husband and three young children, almost waited until she became a permanent resident of the United States, but now fears that at any time she could be deported, separated from her family. “I don't feel ...

How wives brought to the USA become victims of domestic violence

Spouses of foreign workers in the United States on an H-1B visa feel powerless and suffer from domestic violence, unable to work or escape from their tyrant husbands. These women depend on their cruel "halves" for everything: from food and money to ...

How an immigrant from Azerbaijan became an engineer on Twitter and sold them an idea for $ 50 million

Tural Badyrkhanli is the first student from Azerbaijan to receive a bachelor's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Born in the city of Guba, 160 km from Baku, today he works as an engineer at Twitter, in the heart of the IT industry - in Silicon Valley. - I would never ...

How I immigrated from bustling Kiev to a quiet suburb of Connecticut

My name is Irina. I'm from Ukraine. I am 36 years old. I am immigrating to the States ... Too bad there are no immigrant anonymous clubs. I would definitely sign up there. It is communication with “self-like”, understanding that your experience is not unique, that your problems are problems ...

Our US: why I gave up my career in Moscow and under what conditions I am ready to return

Professor of linguistics at the University of Detroit, Peter Staroverov, told the Republic about why he abandoned his scientific career in Moscow and under what conditions he is ready to return. Emigration from Russia - professional and student - has sharply increased in recent years. If you believe the relatively recent monitoring ...

'Nenashi' in the USA: how immigrants from different countries survive in New York

If you take to read the stories of Russian-speaking emigrants, most likely you will stumble upon approximately the same story. Seriously, correcting for the style of presentation, titles of works and residential areas, almost all emigration plots from the CIS countries will contain the following elements: arrived, ...

How do illegal immigrants live in New York?

During a year of study in New York, a photographer from Kazakhstan, Kanat Beisekeyev, met many fellow countrymen who, by hook or by crook, decided to stay, and if it works out, then stay in the United States forever. Every year there are more and more Kazakhstani migrants, and rushes ...

How I arrived in the US for a tour and legally stayed forever

Come to the States as a tourist and stay: there are such stories in America all the time. Someone is lucky and manages to change status, someone's story ends very sadly, with the loss of status and life with constant fear. I flew to the USA on a tourist ...

Who threaten cooperation between local and federal immigration authorities

Donald Trump's presidency has been marked by a tightening of immigration policy in the United States, as well as increased cooperation between local and federal authorities on immigration issues. One of the ways to ensure such cooperation is the 287 (g) program, writes the Immigration Impact edition. This document allows the federal government to cooperate ...

What may change in American immigration policy

There are nearly 34 million legal immigrants in the United States. Many live and work in the country after obtaining the status of a lawful permanent resident of the United States (green cards), while others are in the country on temporary visas available to students and workers. In addition, about ...

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