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. ...

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 ...

Personal experience: not everyone is allowed to save people drowning in the USA

Many have seen the series "Rescuers Malibu". It shows the life and work of lifeguards at Malibu Beach in California. In the film, pumped up beautiful rescuers always save everyone. But this is a movie. And what is the situation in reality, said the author of the blog “How Wrong to Live ...

How to open a business for an immigrant in the USA: all the nuances from A to Z

Hello friends! My name is Timur Mirzaev, I am an immigrant, business enthusiast and owner of 5 large companies in the USA, Canada and Uzbekistan. And in the last year, there has also been a blogger who tells exactly how to open and build your business in the USA from scratch ...

Who and what visas can enter the United States during a pandemic

Online forums dedicated to travel in the United States are now actively discussing restrictions on travel to the States caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Can Russians and citizens of other countries holding American visas enter the United States? And is it possible to buy air tickets immediately if the border is opened? ...

The Embassy of Ukraine in the USA announced a new flight from Seattle to Kiev: it is worth hurrying

On June 3, on the official Facebook page of the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States, information appeared about a new flight by which Ukrainian citizens can go home: another plane of Ukraine International Airlines will be sent from Seattle (Washington state). If you want to take this flight, you have to ...

How life in the USA changes people: the personal experience of our immigrant

I have been in the USA continuously for about 8 months, not counting the wintering in California a couple of years ago. Novice - so my acquaintances happily call me. Indeed, by the standards of immigrants living here for five to seven years, I am that very newcomer. How does it change life ...

The largest men's fabric store in the United States: as a descendant of an immigrant from Russia, succeeded in New York

The Beckenstein store offers a huge selection of fabrics. Politicians, famous boxers, mafiosi and presidents shop here. One of the best tailors in New York from Kiev also works here. About how a descendant of an immigrant from Russia was able to continue and bring to a new one ...

Our People of 2019: U.S. Immigrants

Starting life over in a new country is always a difficult decision, followed by a long journey full of ups and downs. An immigrant sometimes requires a lot more effort than a native to adapt and build their own story. Our heroes are people who ...

What our immigrants lack during the New Year in the USA

My family and I have been living in the United States for several years, and we also celebrate the New Year here in the States. Americans celebrate this holiday in a completely different way from us. If you do not meet the arrival of the coming year in New York or on the main square of one of ...

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