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Family-Sponsored Immigration Options in the United States

Family-sponsored immigration accounts for around 700,000 people immigrating to the United States every year. Lawful permanent residents (LPR) and U.S. citizens can bring members of their family from other countries to permanently live in the United States of America.

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. Most foreign natives who move to the U.S. move to large cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York

The Best Small Cities for Seeking US Employment

Being successful in the United States was usually connected with living in a large metropolitan city where lots of jobs and opportunities are available.

Most foreign natives who move to the U.S. move to large cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Evidence from new Census data, however, shows that more native-born Americans are starting to move to the suburbs and smaller cities to work and raise their families.

The ideal small city is one with a population of between 500,000 and 1 million people. USAFIS reports, “Immigrants to the United States should consider moving to some of the smaller cities of the U.S. to find work and raise their families.”

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The Benefits that Green Card Holders Enjoy

Millions of people apply for the Green Card Lottery each year for an opportunity to immigrate to the United States. The US Congress has authorized up to 50,000 Green Cards to be issued annually through the Green Card Lottery Program to “selectees” who are randomly chosen from millions of applicants and who then complete the US immigration procedure successfully.

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Finding Your First Job in the United States

Most people who move to the United States need to find a job as soon as possible. Employers may offer you work that is beneath your capabilities, but don’t let that bother you.

It may be a struggle at first, but you can remember that it will be worth it. America has many job opportunities so employers can be picky about who they select for jobs.

USAFIS has heard from thousands of foreign immigrants who have successfully found work and happiness in America. That’s why you need to be patient and keep an open mind.

Many times, lawyers, doctors, teachers, and engineers will come to America and find that the only jobs they can find are as a waitress or waiter, parking attendant, or dishwasher.

job-interview-437026_640While this is psychologically difficult, it’s best to know ahead of time and remember that every job is an opportunity to move forward in the right direction. It will take some time to reach the American Dream, but it is certainly possible if you are determined and willing to wait.

Finding a Job in the U.S. While Living in Another Country

Getting a job in the U.S. when you don’t live there can be a real challenge. You may not be able to get a job just by sending an email with your resume. Finding a job in the U.S. may require a bit more ingenuity.

You will need to sell yourself to an employer to get a job in the States.

What makes you different and better than someone else who might want the same job? Why should someone hire you? You should stand out as being more qualified and better than the next guy or gal who wants that same job.

The good news is that USAFIS has seen hundreds of people move to America and find good jobs.

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Information about Green Cards

Some people believe that if they win the Green Card Lottery, they are guaranteed a Green Card. That is not true, as selection in the Lottery just means that you have moved on to the next step and are now permitted to submit the government documents to get one of the 50,000 visas distributed through the program.

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