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US Tax Questions Answered for New Immigrants

By MorganMay 28, 2019
Living in the US

If you are living in the US as a permanent resident or as a new citizen, you will need to file taxes. Taxes are used by the Government to fund various programs including Social Security and Medicare. The amount of taxes that you will be required to pay is based on the amount of income […]

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US Healthcare Questions Answered for New Immigrants

By MorganMay 28, 2019
Living in the US

Moving to the US means that you will have access to the United States Healthcare system. The US Healthcare system functions primarily in the private sector. This means that much of your care will be provided by private organizations. Unlike some other countries, the US does not have free/ subsidized healthcare. This means that in […]

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Settling in the US: Things To Do After You Arrive

By CaseyNovember 21, 2018
Living in the US

What Immigrants Should Do Their First Week in America Every year, the United States welcomes thousands of immigrants from all around the world. It is diverse, beautiful and full of opportunities. Starting a new life in America could be one of the most important decisions you’ve ever made. The first couple months can be scary […]

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Immigrants Who Helped Make America Great

By Ella BergquistSeptember 4, 2018
Living in the US

Immigration is a hot topic for the world right now. This topic has been at the forefront of many political debates, news headlines, and conversations throughout America especially. Unfortunately, most of the topic of immigration in America has been that of a negative one  which includes a generalization and sterotypes of immigrants. In today’s age, […]

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Top 10 Cities for Immigrants to Live in the United States

By CaseyFebruary 6, 2018
Living in the US

Milwaukee, WI One of the most appealing traits of Milwaukee is it’s affordability. The average cost of living here is found well below the national average. Affordability is especially important for immigrants who have just arrived and may not have the same support systems to fall back on as other Americans do. Some cities in […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Move to the U.S.

By Ella BergquistOctober 11, 2017
Living in the US

Sure, there are a significant amount of reasons one may want to move to America. It is common for individuals to move based on a job opportunity, a loved one, or simply because they are seeking to live out the ‘American Dream’. The United States has a long tradition of welcoming people from all backgrounds […]

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How Much Should I Budget for Immigration Lawyer Fees?

By Michael NirenFebruary 3, 2015
Living in the US

Got your heart set on immigrating, but aren’t sure how much to budget for immigration lawyer fees? For immigration programs such as Express Entry, hiring an immigration lawyer isn’t absolutely essential, but it can be beneficial if you’re unsure of how to proceed or want to increase your chances of success. To help you get […]

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Can Canadians Retire in the USA?

By Michael NirenApril 15, 2013
Living in the US

Retiring to the United States is a dream of many, but it is not as if you can just pack up and move to the United States because it’s time to retire. Even if you are a Canadian citizen, moving from Canada to the USA requires the proper channels in order to do so. Whether you […]

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Can Canadians Retire in the US?

By Michael NirenApril 13, 2013
Living in the US

  It’s no secret that many Canadians of retirement age travel to the United States every year to spend the winter, but what about retiring in the United States permanently as a Canadian citizen? Canadians Retiring in the United States Unfortunately, no such retirement visa for Canadians exists, although it would be a great idea […]

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Is it possible for Canadians to Retire in the United States?

By Michael NirenApril 11, 2013
Living in the US

Are you a Canadian who is coming up on retirement and would like to retire somewhere warm? Many Canadians ask us if it is possible to just retire in the United States – however, it’s not that easy. While you may know people who spend their winters in the United States, that is because you […]

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Immigrants Who Became Famous In The United States

By Sam MoserOctober 15, 2012
Living in the USUS Citizenship

Many people have moved to the United States in order to live in freedom, pursue their dreams, and take advantage of everything America has to offer. Here is a list of some of those immigrants and how they managed to achieve their American dreams, while making an impression on the world at large. Cary Grant […]

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Tips for Taking the US Naturalization Test

By Sam MoserSeptember 22, 2012
Living in the USUS Citizenship

Passing the naturalization test is a must if you want to become a US citizen. This is probably the most important step in the naturalization process, and there is no way you can take the Oath of Allegiance without it. Nonetheless, if you do not know much about this test, here are the most important […]