Dear friends of USAHello,

For the last 6 years, USAHello’s GED® preparation class has helped thousands of refugees and immigrant students prepare for the GED® test. Getting a high school equivalency diploma has helped them achieve their goals. Our students are eager to get a better job, go on to college and improve their quality of life here in the USA.

With our course, students can study from the comfort of home or anywhere they have access to a computer, phone, or smart device. The course is self-paced, offering students the option to study when they have free time.

Thanks to the generous support of foundations and people like you, our GED® class is completely free and without ads. We look forward to launching a new version of the class in early 2022 that offers easy learning modules and other improvements. Donate today to support our efforts!

98.5% of students would recommend our class!

47.6% of our GED students take class in Spanish

Despite a noted increase in higher education amongst Latino immigrants arriving in the US, Migration Policy reported in 2018 that 44.6% of recent Mexican immigrants did not have a high school diploma, with Guatemalans at 61.4%, Hondurans at 50.2%, and El Salvadorans at 49.5%. USAHello has prioritized updating our Spanish offering of the course to meet the desire of Spanish-speaking immigrants to advance their education.

Meet Claudia, a mother of 8 children who arrived in the USA as a teenager from Mexico. Her pursuit of education has not been easy but fortunately, Claudia found support in our GED® preparation class to help her get closer to her dream of becoming a phlebotomist.

Claudia's Testimony on USAHello's GED course

GED® verification letter for DACA status & others

Do you or your client need proof of being enrolled in a GED® program? USAHello has provided hundreds of verification letters for various needs including DACA applicants and continue to offer for DACA renewals when needed. Enrolled students can request a verification letter through this form. This letter can be submitted to USCIS to support an immigration application.

“We Are Not A Game” says DACA Recipient

Meet Alejandro and Javier, two Dreamers who share with us the enormous emotional toll of living in limbo and the importance of community support. Read more about their response to the July 16th decision.

Policy Updates & New Content

  • Resource for displaced Afghans – access critical information about evacuation to the USA and resources after arrival. Translations in Dari and Pashto are in progress and will be available soon.
  • MPP Update – On August 24, 2021, the Supreme Court ordered to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), known as “Remain in Mexico,” a policy created by the previous administration in 2019. MPP mandates that people seeking asylum in the United States wait in Mexico while their cases are processed.
  • DED Hong Kong – On August 5, 2021, the Biden Administration announced an 18-month Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for certain Hong Kong residents. Any Hong Kong resident who is present in the USA as of August 5, 2021, cannot be removed for the next 18 months. Available in: 繁體中文 (Chinese – Traditional)

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