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The Immigrant’s Companion

Making Your American

Dream a Reality

The Immigrant's Companion by Asrorjon Shukurov (ANS Impact)

In 2005, Jon Shukurov left Uzbekistan for the United States.

He was determined to make a better life for himself. He was not prepared for what greeted him in the land of opportunity. A baffling bureaucratic immigration process, slave-like work conditions, and a discouraging blast of culture shock, all conspiring to send him back home, tail tucked between his legs. Fast forward more than a decade and half later, and he is a successful entrepreneur and contributor to his community and beyond.

How did he manage this?
That’s what this book is all about.

In these pages you will find clear, concise, practical information on:

  • Becoming legal
  • Your basic rights
  • Available social services
  • Obtaining the proper identification
  • Culture shock, assimilation, and cultural maintenance
  • Handling your personal finances
  • The importance of English-language acquisition
  • How your mindset will set you up for success
  • Starting your own business
  • And more!

If you’ve just arrived in the United States, daunted by the confusing process of legal immigration and the difficulties of joining an alien society, allow Jon to share his knowledge and experience. You’ve just taken a frightening and incredible first step to remaking your life. Let Jon’s book be your companion on this amazing journey as you transition from newcomer to U.S. citizen to productive, successful member of the American community.

Be inspired.
Stay in the know.
Make a difference.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

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