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Moving here and adjusting is one of the biggest things you will ever do.

You went through the process, paid your money, and followed all the rules the US government asked of you in order to live here legally.

As you begin the rest of your life in this country, don't ever allow yourself to accept being treated differently because you look or sound different.

It's against the law.

http://www.justice.gov/crt/legalinfo/natorigin.php

Federal laws prohibit discrimination based on a person's national origin, race, color, religion, disability, sex, and familial status. Laws prohibiting national origin discrimination make it illegal to discriminate because of a person's birthplace, ancestry, culture or language. This means people cannot be denied equal opportunity because they or their family are from another country, because they have a name or accent associated with a national origin group, because they participate in certain customs associated with a national origin group, or because they are married to or associate with people of a certain national origin.


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I would like to add to this.

Concerning country of origin. Most hospitals (and other federally funded institutions), are required to provide interpreters for Limited English Proficient patients free of charge. Even if the patient (let's say a child) speaks English, an interpreter can be provided for the parents/guardians.

Please do not hesitate to request interpreters, especially when health is involved.

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I don't.

Bit tricky to actually find someone who can speak and spell English. I am forever having to correct them.

You could make a bucket offering ESL classes.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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I don't.

Bit tricky to actually find someone who can speak and spell English. I am forever having to correct them.

You could make a bucket offering ESL classes.

:ot::lol: :lol:

I am working in a learning centre doing one-to-one tuition for the SAT so I'm having to 'unlearn' some of my spelling - pretty hard for an English English teacher!


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English spelling is also correct in the US.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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English spelling is also correct in the US.

Yes, but tricky to insist upon it when working with teenagers who are preparing for an important assessment - therein lies confusion. In my non-professional life however I am stubbornly British in both spelling and vocabulary. But don't get me started on the Oxford comma.

Edited by cathy2904

01/27/2011 - Trevor's N400 submitted
02/18/2011 - Married
04/02/2011 - NOA1 hard copy received - priority date 03/30/2011
07/08/2011 - Trevor is now a USC - called USCIS to request upgrade of the petition.
08/02/2011 - NOA2
09/08/2011 - LND case number received, medical booked
09/26/2011 - Case complete at NVC
09/30/2011 - Interview date assigned
11/08/2011 - Interview - approved!!
11/10/2011 - Visa in hand
12/04/2011 - POE in Atlanta
12/12/2011 - SSN number received in mail
12/12/2011 - Welcome notice received
01/06/2012 - Green card received
09/06/2013 - File for Removal of Conditions
10/01/2013 - Biometrics for ROC
02/03/2014 - Card production email received

02/17/2014 - 2nd card production email received

02/28/2014 - 10 year Green card received

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Period was the one that confused me.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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