On the collective guilt in emigration: how Russians do not fall into self-flagellation against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine

In addition to the large number of Ukrainian refugees, Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine triggered a mass exodus of Russians. No one can name the exact numbers of those who left - according to various sources, they vary from several hundred thousand to millions. The announcement of mobilization at the end of September led to…

Immigrants who have lived in the US for 7 years can get green cards: a new bill

A group of four top Democratic senators have introduced a bill that could provide a much-needed path to a green card for 8 million people, including dreamers, H-1Bs and long-term visa holders. According to the bill, an immigrant will be able to claim the status of a lawful permanent resident if he lived in ...

Social Security Number and Immigrants: Who Needs an SSN and Why, and How to Get One

Why a non-US citizen needs a Social Security number is explained on the Social Security Administration (SSA) website. If you are not a citizen and do not want to work in the United States, you most likely do not need a Social Security Number (SSN). Typically, the social security number ...

Famous immigrants: Hollywood stars we mistakenly think are Americans

You will be surprised, but many of our favorite Hollywood actors are actually immigrants, writes the author of the PRO LIFE blog on Yandex.Zen. When we watch an American film or TV series, we usually assume that all the actors in them are actually from the United States. But…

Immigrants will destroy the sound [th] in English

The British are very concerned about changes in the English language, writes The Telegraph. Linguists believe that by 2066 the sound [th] will completely disappear in the English language due to the fact that so many immigrants cannot pronounce interdental consonants - a term for a sound that is created by a push of air ...

During a shooting in Illinois, a Russian-speaking immigrant and her husband died: their 2-year-old son miraculously survived

Kevin and Irina McCarthy were killed during a shooting at a US Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois. They have a 2 year old son. More about the tragedy told the publication CBS News. Both parents of 2-year-old Aiden were among the seven people who died in…

California will provide all illegal immigrants with free health insurance

California will be the first state to offer state-subsidized health insurance to all undocumented immigrants, regardless of age, reports TheHill. It is expected to go into effect in 2024 and make California the first state to provide universal access to health insurance. "It…

Officials want to move illegal immigrants from border regions to other cities to mask the problem

The Biden administration is working on plans to bus immigrants from crowded border communities in Texas and take them to cities and towns hours away from the border, according to the NewYorkPost. San Angelo, Texas, about three hours from…

We all move to the US with the perfect plan, but it never works: what usually goes wrong in immigration

I will tell you how my first 3 days in the USA went and what mistakes newcomers to America make. Moscow-Los Angeles flight. We are flying with a terrible cold. When landing, my ear is stuffed up so that even then for 2 days I’m nothing ...

The court banned Biden from overturning Section 42: why it matters to immigrants and what it means in the near future

A federal judge in Louisiana on May 20 prohibited the Biden administration from overturning a Section 42 (Title 42) public health order that immigration officials used to quickly remove migrants at the southwestern border, including asylum seekers, reports TheTexasTribune. District Judge Robert R.…

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