Green Light: What You Can Expect During the Immigration Process

Immigration can be a lengthy and drawn out process with many steps involved. If you’re looking to become a citizen, you should know what to expect.

Visas

The first step for immigrants who want to permanently live in the United States is to obtain an immigrant visa, typically in the categories of either family sponsorship or employer sponsorship.… [Read more]

Dispatches From the Homefront: Good Lil’ Army Wife Speaks Out

NOTE:  Poet e.e. cummings had an alter ego, a cockroach which would bang out poems at night on cummings’ typewriter.  At the risk of being diagnosed with delusions of grandeur, I must defer this week to my own alter ego, “Good Lil’ Army Wife.”  Don’t let the name fool you. If you haven’t been a military spouse, her rants may not be your cup of tea.[Read more]

Today’s China: Don’t Believe the Hype

When people think about Chinese people, many things come to mind — and a lot of those thoughts are stereotypes. Some stereotypes are based in truth, however I am here to debunk those that are not and some of the ideals that people assume about the people of China. As an American living in China married to a local Chinese man, I classify myself as some sort of self-appointed expert on some of the things regarding the locals  here.… [Read more]