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The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing changes to the US citizenship test, sometimes called the naturalization test. The proposed changes include updating the speaking section to assess English skills and updating the content and format of the civics test. The USCIS expects the initiative to take approximately two years and be ready… Read More

Navigating the US healthcare system can be complex and confusing, especially for immigrants and non-English speakers. Understanding medical procedures, communicating with medical providers, and dealing with insurance and billing is often a cause for frustration, even for US citizens. However, with the right knowledge and resources, navigating the US healthcare system is possible.  Multiple strategies… Read More

As tech industries continue to expand and thrive, skilled professionals worldwide seek new opportunities to excel in their careers. Both the United States and Canada are known for their welcoming approach to immigrants, offering unique visa programs to attract international talent.  In recent years, Canada has been making a concerted effort to attract tech talent… Read More

In June 2023, the United States Supreme Court ruled that US colleges and universities can no longer consider race as a factor in admissions, effectively ending affirmative action in higher education. Affirmative action is a set of policies and practices that aim to increase opportunities for underrepresented groups in society. These groups may include people… Read More

The American education system is one of the most diverse and complex in the world. It has been influenced by various cultures and traditions, and it constantly adapts to accommodate the changing needs of society. Compared to education systems in other countries, there are some notable differences. American schools are generally larger, with a higher… Read More

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that allows certain undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and become eligible for a work permit in the US. The Obama administration announced the policy on June 15, 2012.… Read More

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