Title 42, a public health order that allowed the US government to expel asylum seekers without processing their claims, expired on May 11, 2023. This means asylum seekers will once again be able to enter the United States and seek asylum at ports of entry. Initially enacted in 1944 to prohibit the spread of cholera… Read More

In the Great Plains region of the United States, typically from Texas to South Dakota, is an area often referred to as Tornado Alley. Oklahoma is located in this stretch of land and is the third-most tornado-prone state in the United States, averaging around 67 twisters yearly.  A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of… Read More

In the United States, a government assistance program is a public benefit program that supports individuals, families, or communities in need. The government typically funds these programs through taxes and other revenue sources. They are designed to address various social and economic issues, such as poverty, unemployment, healthcare, housing, and education. The benefits for immigrants… Read More

While many newcomers base their expectations of living in America on movies, they may be surprised by what they encounter in their daily lives. The United States is rich in diversity, regional differences, cuisine, and customs. Understanding the unique characteristics can help immigrants better understand and integrate into their new communities. 1. America’s diversity The… Read More

Every country has its own set of unique characteristics that define its culture and the people within. As a newcomer to the United States, you’ll undoubtedly encounter food, events, people, and places, unlike anything you’ve seen before. In this article, we’ll share ten uniquely American landmarks, events, and food to help you better understand American… Read More

Each year, US residents file a tax return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that reports income, expenses, and other pertinent tax information. Taxation is one of the biggest sources of income for the US government. In addition, federal income taxes are used to provide for national programs such as national defense, veterans and foreign… Read More

Marriage to a US citizen does not automatically provide citizenship. Spouses of US citizens can apply for naturalization after three years of living in the United States as long as they remain married and can prove that they reside in the same household as their citizen spouse. Naturalization is the process by which US citizenship… Read More

As COVID-19 slowly fades from the news headlines, immigration numbers are projected to continue to rebound in 2023. The Pew Research Center reports, “monthly encounters between US Border Patrol agents and migrants attempting to cross into the United States at the US-Mexico border remain at levels not seen in more than two decades, according to… Read More