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Old 11-06-2013, 10:38 PM
 
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I was just thkinking about people who miove to the U.S from overseas. I would just like to
know what American city would you settle in if you came from overseas with a work visa.
I would live in New York for awhile but then I would ultimately in Chicago.
please tell me where you would live as an overseas immigrant.
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Old 11-07-2013, 10:34 AM
 
Location: New York NY
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Many if not most immigrants move to the city where they have friends or family already. Barring that they often pick a place where a lot of their countrymen have established a community. I don't think immigrants, unless maybe they're refugees or have a work visa for a specific company in a specific place, just pick a city to live in without considering these factors. So the Jamaicans might look at Brooklyn, the Cubans at Miami, the Vietnamese at Houston, the Chinese at San Francisco, etc
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Old 11-07-2013, 10:48 AM
 
Location: Brew City
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If I had free reign to pick any city, I think I'd consider NYC, Boston or Philadelphia. Maybe Washington DC.
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Old 11-07-2013, 11:03 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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If I had free reign to pick any city, I think I'd consider NYC, Boston or Philadelphia. Maybe Washington DC.
Good choices. Why keeps you in Montana?
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Old 11-07-2013, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Brew City
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Good choices. Why keeps you in Montana?

My husband is a forester . His goal is to work for the Washington Office one day but that will be an executive level job and he's still working his way up.
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Old 12-11-2013, 02:36 PM
 
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I was just thkinking about people who miove to the U.S from overseas. I would just like to
know what American city would you settle in if you came from overseas with a work visa.
I would live in New York for awhile but then I would ultimately in Chicago.
please tell me where you would live as an overseas immigrant.

My father emigrated to the Us in the 70s. He was well received in San Francisco and Chicago, but less so in Philadelphia.
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Old 12-11-2013, 03:24 PM
 
Location: the dairyland
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Where I can find a job, be it NYC, San Fran or Omaha.
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:03 PM
 
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Where I can find a job, be it NYC, San Fran or Omaha.
Grocery stores.
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:52 PM
 
Location: North Idaho
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You can't move to the USA with a work visa and move anywhere you want. The work visa is given for a specific job and you move to whatever city that specific job is located in.

If it is some other type of visa that doesn't dictate where you have to be, the majority of immigrants start out in a city where there are a lot of their fellow countrymen. They might spread put frpom there, but they tend to start where they can speak the language and understand the culture.
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