What are immigrant Stories?

What are immigrant Stories? Immigrant Stories helps recent immigrants and refugees create digital stories: brief videos with images, text, and audio about a personal experience. The IHRC shares and preserves these digital stories for future generations through the IHRC Archives, the University Libraries, and the Digital Public Library of America.

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What programs helped immigrants?

What programs helped immigrants?
The programs listed in the table are the following:

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Emergency Medicaid (includes labor and delivery)
Full-Scope Medicaid.
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

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What is the immigration policy in the United States?

What is the immigration policy in the United States? Current immigration policy offers two distinct ways for noncitizens to enter the United States lawfully: perma- nent (or immigrant) admission and temporary (or non- immigrant) admission. People granted permanent admis- sion are formally classified as lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and receive a green card.

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Can a Canadian citizen sponsor a non family member?

Can a Canadian citizen sponsor a non family member? Currently there is no direct sponsorship program for friend of Canadian citizen or permanent resident. However, friends of permanent residents or Canadian citizens may apply for visitor visa, if they are from non-visa-exempt country. Visa office will ask to submit a letter of invitation from friend living in Canada.

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What is required to immigrate to Canada?

What is required to immigrate to Canada? Have at least one year, in the last 10 years of continuous full-time (or equivalent part-time) work experience in a skilled occupation. Be able to demonstrate on an approved language test a minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) seven in either English or French.

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What are some rights that immigrants have?

What are some rights that immigrants have? But once here, even undocumented immigrants have the right to freedom of speech and religion, the right to be treated fairly, the right to privacy, and the other fundamental rights U.S. citizens enjoy. Since immigrants don’t have the right to enter the U.S., those who are not here legally are subject to deportation.

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Can you get a scholarship for being an immigrant?

Can you get a scholarship for being an immigrant? Yes. While some recent immigrants face barriers to obtaining federal aid, private scholarships are available for immigrants who have attained naturalized citizenship, permanent resident immigrants, temporary residents, and even undocumented individuals.

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Can you get health insurance while waiting for green card?

Can you get health insurance while waiting for green card? Yes, if you are waiting to get your green card, you can get health insurance from insurance companies, like us. When your green card status is pending or still on hold, you are considered a visitor to the US. You do not become eligible for Obamacare till you get your Green Card.

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