Unemployment benefits: how do green card holders and other immigrants apply

This is happening to millions of Americans. And immigrants are no different. The outbreak of COVID-19 and decrees of isolation led to a halt in the economy and left many people unemployed. Moreover, many immigrants are wondering if it is safe to apply for unemployment benefits. ...

Layoffs due to the crisis: what to do to immigrants who are in the USA on a work visa

In April, unemployment in the United States jumped to 14,7%, the highest since the Great Depression. The April employment report shows that more than 20 million jobs were lost in one month. Of course, a sudden loss of work ...

He lived in the USA for 40 years: the story of the first immigrant who died from coronavirus in ICE prison

According to the sister of Carlos Ernesto Escobar Mejii, his death in early May in San Diego could have been prevented. The man lived in the United States for four decades and became the first person to die from immigration custody from COVID-19, writes The Guardian. Escobar Mejia, ...

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

The USA is a country of opportunities where, it would seem, everyone can become anyone. Nevertheless, often Russian-speaking immigrants 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 ...

Crisis and Immigrants: Does Unemployment Benefit Affect Green Card and US Citizenship

When the coronavirus hit US residents, Daphne and Alex found themselves among millions of suddenly unemployed. Prior to this, Daphne was preparing for a new job at a local theater in Colorado, and her husband Alex worked as a freelancer on a schedule and worked as a barista, says NPR. The bad ...

Quarantine visa expires: how can immigrants extend their stay in the USA

According to official data from the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States, about a thousand Ukrainians cannot return home from the United States and need help. Most of them are in the United States on non-immigrant visas. What to do for those who cannot leave the United States, and the deadline ...

How do immigrants participate in the New York Census and why is it important

The census of 12 was officially launched in New York on March 2020, for the first time you can take part in it not only in person, but also online or by phone. New Yorkers can fill out an online census questionnaire in any of the 13 available languages, including ...

Left without financial assistance: US citizens married to immigrants sued the government

The Mexican-American Legal Advocacy and Education Foundation (MALDEF) has sued the federal government over the denial of coronavirus assistance to US citizens married to immigrants without social security numbers, Bakersfield writes. The lawsuit was filed ...

Illegals in New York will receive financial assistance in connection with the coronavirus

New York will allocate $ 20 million to support illegal immigrants during the coronavirus epidemic. This will reach 20 thousand people who lost their jobs during this epidemic, as well as their family members, according to the website of the city hall. About the program Mayor of New York Bill de ...

Americans married to immigrants will not receive financial assistance for coronavirus

Many Americans are now receiving or expecting financial assistance from the government to help the majority survive the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. But some people will not receive payments, including some U.S. citizens who are married to immigrants. He writes about this ...

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