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Live and Work in the USA and Canada (Live & Work) Paperback – 25 Aug 2007
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From the Inside Flap
A detailed survey of the opportunities for living
& working in The USA and Canada from New York
to Los Angeles and from Montreal to Vancouver
Nuts and Bolts of Daily Life
Packed with Useful Contacts
Regional Employment Guide
Directory of Major Employers
Personal Case Histories
Section I - Living in The USA and Canada
- Secure a residence permit
- Find your ideal home
- Obtain a competitive mortgage
- Deal with surveys & conveyancing
- Choose a suitable school
- Open the right bank account
- Get the best health care
- Make friends with the natives
- Organise your retirement abroad
- Make the most of your leisure time
Section II Working in The USA & Canada
Full details on
- Finding suitable employment
- Submitting the correct documents
- Skills and trades most in demand
- Seasonal & temporary work
- Salaries, hours and holidays
- Trade unions and contracts
- Starting/buying your own business
- Raising the required finance
- Government incentives
- Sources of advice and assistance --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
About the Author
Adam Lechmere's love of travel led to his first book for Vacation Work, "The Travellers Survival Kit Oman & the Aabian Gulf." Adam now lives in London with his wife. As befits a resident of Toronto, Susan Catto has worked on the Canada section of every edition of "Live & Work in the USA & Canada." Joshua White's other books include "Taking a Career Break" and "Live & Work in Spain & Portugal." After working in New York Joshua now lives in London.
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The coverage on Canada is a little light, but a good background read none the less.
I would recommend this book as a first port of call for anyone considering moving to the US or Canada. Most importantly, the authors give a frank and honest account of each country's strict immigration policies that will allow the reader to assess their chances of success.
However, for some reason (Probably to increase sales) they also added America. Hello. its a different country.
The laws in the US are completly different to Canada. So it actually provides misinformation regarding moving to the United States. Shame.
The regional guide is pretty neat as well, and a useful reminder that there are more parts of the country to consider heading to than the cities you see on the TV shows.
Finally, I agree with alan about the importance of understanding immigration policies. I have always found the official paperwork from embassies both hard to read and demoralising; this book finally explained the different visas etc. to me in a way I could understand.
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