ERIC Number: ED386963
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Complete Guide to Immigration and Successful Living in the United States.
Access USA, Inc., Millington, NJ.
This guide is designed to provide immigrants with an understanding of the way immigration law works and information on daily life in the United States. It consists of two parts: (1) a section on immigration law, with an overview and detailed information on the types of visas available and sample immigration forms; and (2) information on American life, including overviews of: government functions (courts, licenses, immigrant rights, attorneys, police, firefighters); employment (outlook), job search techniques, employment services, resumes and interviews, growth occupations, corporations, starting a business, types of businesses, franchises, banking for businesses); finance and banking (services, currency, investment, credit, taxes); insurance (health, automobile, homeowners, life, and choice of insurance company); housing (buying, selling, renting, establishing basic services); food and shopping (restaurants, food shopping, supermarkets and convenience stores, shopping at department and specialized stores, malls, and catalog and television shopping, car purchases); health care (preventive and curative, sources of care, medication, staying well, living wills, emergencies, medical professionals, immunizations, fire safety); communications (telephone, mail, telegraph services); education (all levels, library services, English instruction); recreation and travel (entertainment, sports, activities, organizations, religion, holidays, travel by car, plane, train or recreational vehicle, climate, tourism); time zones and metric conversions; and public agencies (state chambers of commerce, embassies and consulates, immigration offices). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Banking, Citizenship Education, Civics, Consumer Education, Credit (Finance), Cultural Context, Daily Living Skills, Education, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Food, Government Role, Health Services, Housing, Immigrants, Information Seeking, Information Sources, Insurance, Land Settlement, Laws, Literacy Education, Monetary Systems, Public Agencies, Records (Forms), Recreational Activities, Telecommunications, Travel
Access USA, Inc., 1761 Long Hill Road, Millington, NJ 07946-1344 ($59.95).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Access USA, Inc., Millington, NJ.