10 Things You Need to Know: A Practical Guide for Internationals Moving to the U.S.

Sheala Vast-Binder
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We all know moving is difficult. Packing. Saying farewell. Resettling in a new place. These are bittersweet moments for us all.

However, moving away from your homeland is beyond difficult. Relocating to another country is one of the hardest things a person can do. Learning another language. Connecting to a new community. Adapting to an unfamiliar culture. Putting down roots can often take years, but this book will guide you through the transition.

“10 Things You Need to Know” is designed to offer support during the in-between time, the interval between leaving your home country and when you’ve adjusted to a new life in the U.S. In this practical guide, you’ll find helpful information about the type of clothes you need, transportation options, visiting an American home, and more! All ten themes are inspired by the author’s personal experiences and those of her many International friends.

You don’t have to take this huge step alone. Let the knowledge of others remove unnecessary anxiety and make your move easier.

Welcome to the U.S.A.! 
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About the author

Sheala has an M.A. in Religion with a concentration in World Religions. Over the years, she has worked as a college campus minister, Christian writer and editor, grant researcher and writer, media specialist, social services program coordinator, and non-profit director.

Currently, Sheala is the director of St. Louis (STL) Global Friends, a program of iFACE Ministries. Our mission is to support International friendship and cross-cultural exchange.

Sheala’s passion is to build bridges between people of different cultures, meet the practical needs of Internationals, and explore issues of faith and life in community with others.

Sheala enjoys reading, traveling, and relaxing with her family and friends. She lives in St Louis with her husband and son. 

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Sheala Vast-Binder
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Jul 1, 2014
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96
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English
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Reference / General
Travel / General
Travel / United States / General
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