A nugget from Mogilev: how a Jew from Belarus who does not know notes created the US anthem

Irving Berlin is a nugget from Mogilev that conquered America. Few people know that the author of the US anthem comes from a Jewish family in Belarus. His story was told by the Observer edition. Irving Berlin is an American composer of Russian origin who has written over 900 songs, 19 musicals and ...

Personal experience: how Russian-speaking immigrants annoy Americans

I have been living in the USA for over 3 years now. I want to tell you how we can infuriate Americans, I have collected all the facts, personal experience and interesting stories. When I selected stories from my life for this article, I thought that there are three things for sure ...

Illegal worked as a US immigration agent for 18 years: how is this possible

Although this US immigration agent has served the country for almost 25 years, he has been illegal all the time and can be deported just like the people he expelled for 18 years. NPR spoke to him. This real story sounds ...

WT: Fraud-Naturalized Immigrants Will Be Allowed To Retain US Citizenship

According to The Washington Times, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is circulating a draft proposal that will severely restrict attempts to revoke citizenship of people naturalized on the basis of fraud. The Washington Times claims the editors saw a draft memo sent by DHS chief Alejandro Mallorcas to the leaders of three ...

Personal experience: what shocks immigrants in the USA the most

I thought, why not tell about some things that for some reason I did not expect to see in the USA. Alcohol Americans drink more than Russians, and for some reason they only joke about Russians. Most of our American friends have at least one wine cabinet, ...

I went to Hollywood, but ended up in the USSR: how they live in 'our' areas of California

Drive to Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood. What pictures pop up in your head? Luxurious houses, azure ocean and palm trees? Yes, that's right. But there is also something else. Suddenly, the usual huge American stores are replaced by small rooms with long-unwashed glass. I hear Russian ...

Cold, isolation and torture with insomnia: the Russian - about the American immigration prison

It is probably very difficult to meet a person who would say that immigration was an easy and painless process for him. However, the story of Mikhail Nikitin (name has been changed) stands out especially from others. Mikhail, a political refugee from Russia, and his wife Lydia applied for asylum ...

Immigration blues: what to do if you want to leave everything and return to your homeland

Lack of humanity and understanding, draconian conditions of survival, alien mentality, inability to restore the former social status and use previous achievements ... These are just some of the reasons that sometimes force immigrants to return home after several years and enormous efforts spent on adaptation in a foreign country. ...

'Landmark decision': court ruled racist one of US immigration laws

A federal judge in Nevada ruled for the first time that a long-standing law criminalizing re-entering the United States after deportation is unconstitutional because it is clearly racist in origin. More details were told by Reuters. Federal laws qualify entry into the country without ...

Six questions to answer before moving to another country

Moving to another country can really be the beginning of a new, more successful life, but physical movement will not save you from all problems, but can create new ones. In addition, the subjective and objective constraints that you are used to being guided by in your home country will move ...

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