Adjusting to life in America
This section of the Refugee Center Online has ideas and information to help you better adjust to life in the US. By better understanding American culture and American values, you will have a better resettlement experience. You can increase your feelings of having control over your life and hopefully have less stress and feel happier.
What things do Americans value? Americans value privacy, independence, equality and competition.
Learn about good manners and typical American behavior.
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Refugee and Immigrant Experience
Learn how immigrants helped build the United States. Read about the history and personal stories of refugees in different cities across the US today.