Refugee Voices is a collection of stories and posts written by refugees and immigrants living in the United States.

You can read about the challenges other refugees and immigrants faced immigrating to the United States and learn from them how they succeeded in the United States.

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A migrant mother working remotely

Working remotely means doing all your work at home. It is becoming much more common in the USA. There are good things and hard things about working from home. When I decided to write about my experience, I did some research. I found out that in 2015, it was estimated that almost 45% of US ... Lees meer

Figuring out a paper job application and job interview

Filling out a paper job application can be hard if you are new to this country. But it gets better each time. So does the job interview. Getting a job in this country may be challenging, especially if you have immigrated and don’t speak the language. Your education may not be accepted in this country, ... Lees meer

How and where I found a professional work reference

Employers in the USA will ask for work references before they hire you. A work reference is a report about you from your previous employer. Soms, it is hard to get a sincere professional reference to help you apply for jobs. Your current employer might not like the fact that you are leaving the job ... Lees meer

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Applying foreign credits for education in the USA

Every country has its own rules about certificates and degrees. You may not be able to use yours in the USA. A good option is to have your foreign credits evaluated. “They are not going to accept your degree,” a friend told me after I arrived in the US. I exclaimed, “Why? I worked hard ... Lees meer