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job du'a/prayers please

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Hey all,

The job search isn't being too fruitful for my husband. If ya'll could, please say a little prayer/make dua that he finds something soon.

thanks

*sigh*


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02/23/08 - Filed for removal of conditions.

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02/23/09 - Apply for citizenship

06/15/09 - Citizenship interview

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i will gladly keep him in my prayers...

Lynne


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consider it done, rahma dear.... inch'allah, he will find something soon. :thumbs:

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I will keep this in my prayers. I know it seems to be so difficult with our men coming long waits for EAD or just not finding good jobs.

Mary


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Thanks everyone. He's signed up for accounting temp agencies and is now willing to do manual labor until he has enough work experience to get a job in the finanial field, if even an office job. He's sent out resumes to tons of places, mainly lower level accounting/assistant type stuff. I've even convinced him to write cover letters. He's also gone to the local worker assistance office, who weren't very helpful. He already filled out their stuff online, and thought the office would offer him more, but they just wanted to show him their website *rolls eyes*

The sad thing is that I know how hard he is willing to work, if someone will give him a chance. His last job was a receptionist/accountant at a hospital in Egypt, and he regularly worked 16-18 hours a day/7 days a week, with one week off per month. While he volunteered before his EAD, the office workers would give him all of their work, while they sat and played computer games all day. He would stay until 7 or 8 at night to finish the volunteer work. Arggggggggggg someone give him a chance!

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10/14/05 - married AbuS in the US lovehusband.gif

02/23/08 - Filed for removal of conditions.

Sometime in 2008 - Received 10 year GC. Almost done with USCIS for life inshaAllah! Huzzah!

12/07/08 - Adopted the fuzzy feline love of my life, my Squeaky baby th_catcrazy.gif

02/23/09 - Apply for citizenship

06/15/09 - Citizenship interview

07/15/09 - Citizenship ceremony. Alhamdulilah, the US now has another american muslim!

irhal.jpg

online rihla - on the path of the Beloved with a fat cat as a copilot

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That first job in the U.S. is usually the toughest one to get... hang in there.

My thoughts and prayers with your husband.... may he soon find the work that is professionally, emotionally and financially rewarding.

(F)

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Hopefully we'll be in the same boat by next week Rahma. Abdel has had several Hispanic friends from class tell him about work opportinities, so I'm hoping he can find something that way.

Does he go to ESL classes? I know that Abdel has met so many new immigrants that way and he is learning not just English from them. They are teaching him about getting work, his driver's license, how to cope here and all kinds of great stuff.

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