The Presidential administration has recently released a new and updated welcome guide for new immigrants in the United States. The document is titled “Welcome to the United States: A Guide for New Immigrants” and is available in 14 languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, two varieties of Chinese, Russian, Haitian Creole, Somali, Korean, Portuguese, Tagalog, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
The publication offers information on obtaining public benefits, Obamacare, the rights of the new immigrants, advice on how to find a job and to settle in the country. It also includes a section about U.S. citizenship.
Compared to the previous edition, the new guide has two new chapters, one regarding personal finance, U.S. taxes and potential financial scams, whereas the other offers facts about the education system and health care. Readers can find information about English as a Second Language programs, the public school system, how to obtain financial aid for college and what option they have regarding health care in the U.S.
The welcome guide is available for free online, on the USCIS website.
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