Try to experience food stores in the USA

When you come to the USA, you will have to get used to the new food. But you can probably find food from your home country, too. Learn about the different kinds of food stores in the USA.  It is hard to get used to something new when it has been a certain way all ... Read more

Restaurant jobs are excellent places to start

Restaurant jobs are a good way place to start your career in the USA. You can learn new skills and meet many different people. Learn how restaurant jobs can help you learn new skills.  When we first time came to America in 2012, I had no idea about what kind of job I would take. ... Read more

Five resume mistakes to avoid

Every country has different standards when it comes to resumes. It may be confusing figuring out what employers want in the USA. Learn about five resume mistakes you should avoid when looking for jobs. In the first few years of my life in the United States, I applied for many jobs, but I rarely got ... Read more

Send money home – it’s easier than you think!

Many refugees and immigrant wish to help their families. Many send money home to help financially. Learn about some ways that you can safely send money to other countries. Refugees and immigrants who come to the USA to start a new life often have family members back in their home country. Many continue to take ... Read more
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Immigrant parents

Immigrant parents face many challenges in the USA. They help their kids learn about two cultures. Read about one immigrants experience. I was a blessed child. First, I was raised by my teachers. Yes, my parents were both teachers and they knew how to raise a child. And, I grew up in Iraq where most of ... Read more

Seniors Speak: Keeping busy while learning a new culture

Some senior citizens sometimes find themselves without many things to do. This can lead to depression, especially if they are still not used to their new culture. Find out how keeping busy improved the quality of one woman’s life. I am a Syrian refugee in her sixties who came to the U.S. in 2016. Coming to ... Read more

Resume challenges in the USA

Every county expects a different kind of resume from people applying for jobs. Learn what the resume challenges in the USA are. Writing a new resume in the United States of America was challenging for me due to several reasons. First, it was a little bit different from the original one I had prepared back ... Read more

Seniors Speak: Learning English at an older age

Learning English is a challenge for everyone, especially older people. Read to learn how one immigrant’s life changed for the better when she learned English “You can not learn English at an old age,” I heard it from friends when I decided to learn English as a second language. My name is Fatema, and I ... Read more