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An Expat Guide To The Cost Of Living In San Jose

San Jose is situated on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay, in the centre of the Santa Clara Valley. The city is sprawled over an area of 179.97 square miles (466.1 km2). San Jose is a major technological hub and the largest city in Northern California. It’s also the third most populated city in California and tenth most populated city in the USA.    more ...
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How To Pass The American Citizenship Test

Citizenship tests are always a challenge, and the test for US citizenship has an especially tough reputation. But what does the American citizenship test actually involve?


How Do I Apply For Citizenship?

If you were born in the USA, but now live abroad, or if you are of American parentage, obtaining US citizenship will obviously be an easier process.    more ...
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How The Proposed Changes To The American H-1B Visa Might Affect You

For skilled expats hoping to live and work in the United States, the H-1B visa has been an attractive option. However, since early 2017, the Trump administration has proposed a range of changes to the program that threaten to impact current H-1B visa holders and restrict options for future visa applicants.    more ...
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What Will The Changes To The H1 Visa In The US Mean For You?

The Government of the United States has recently made several reforms to its immigration laws. Some of these changes are in relation to national security and have resulted in tighter border controls. Officials and key decision makers are expressing concern about foreign workers and migrants taking up jobs or assignments across the country instead of American citizens. They have therefore implemented certain measures to restrict the issue of work ...    more ...
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How To Move To The USA With Your Pet

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Moving abroad can sometimes bring with it a host of worries - from getting your paperwork sorted to planning your journey. If you're travelling to the United States, fortunately there is a lot of information that can help make your journey more easy. Almost everything you require is listed on government websites or public portals. However, if you're planning to take your pet along with you, there's still a lot more you need to know.    more ...
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Dealing with the US Immigration Department

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Service [hereinafter ICE] is the country's second largest law enforcement agency behind the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The agency has been on a seemingly perpetual 'high alert' since at least 2001 (at which point the agency came under the jurisdiction of the newly-formed Department of Homeland Security) and is likely to remain on edge for a while, since the last act of terrorism to have struck a major metrop ...    more ...