The world is coming to your doorstep


A sign welcomes international students as they stand in line for a household goods giveaway

Every year a new wave of visiting immigrants arrives to join the some 600,000 international students currently studying in the U.S.  The bulk of them will be arriving in the States in the next few weeks before the fall semester.  Many will only arrive with a single suitcase and the clothes on their back.  They will have a few days to set up their new lives in a country that may be very different from the one they left.  They often have few financial resources until their first paychecks are available. “So how does that involve me?” you may be asking.

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