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El Conecte is your guide, offering bilingual resources for a smooth transition. With clear, practical insights into diverse sectors, we prepare you for new challenges and opportunities, ensuring a confident start in your American journey.

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How do immigrants help the economy?

Immigrants in the United States make up more than a third of the workforce in some industries. About 78 percent of the foreign-born..

Are undocumented immigrants able to get a driver’s license?

The rules for undocumented immigrants to have a driver’s license are varying. Each state has its own rules and guidelines. We’ll help…

What is the difference between an illegal and undocumented immigrant?

This is a very common question and can lead to misunderstandings. In this guide, you will learn what each one means and…


Medical Care Options for Undocumented Immigrants

As an undocumented immigrant, you may feel reluctant to seek medical care for fear of being deported. Perhaps you are..

Medical Insurance Options for Immigrants of the United States

What is the American medical system like? There is a complex administration underlying the US medical system, which can make it feel…

What to Do When You Get a Medical Bill You Can’t Afford

Fact: Healthcare is expensive in the United States. Whether dealing with routine check-ups, unexpected hospital visits, or chronic conditions, medical bills can…


Do immigrants qualify for Social Security benefits at the age of 65?

The easiest answer is Yes! This guide will break down the key information to know if you qualify and understand if you..

Are Food Stamps (SNAP) available to immigrants?

What are Food Stamps (SNAP)? Intended to help low-income families afford healthier food items, the USDA offers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…

Best Credit Cards for New Immigrants

As a new immigrant in the United States, you should know that getting a credit card is an excellent way to help…

Real Estate

What to Look for in a Mortgage Lender as an Immigrant into USA

You have been working really hard for many years making of America your home, and you have been adapting to new ways..

Deciding if you should rent or buy a home as an immigrant in the USA

Every year, thousands of immigrants enter the United States for various reasons, be it because they are looking for a better lifestyle,…

The Process of Getting Pre-Approved for a Home Loan in the United States

You’ve decided that you’re ready to buy a home and that you need to be pre-approved for a mortgage for it to…


Choosing the Right Car for Your Driving Needs

Finding the perfect dream car that is also practical for your everyday life can seem like a struggle. There are many factors to..

How to Find Where to Buy the Car You Want in the United States

Buying a vehicle can sometimes feel like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to. By doing some research, you can make…

Options to Pay or Finance a Car in the United States

PURCHASING A CAR IN THE UNITED STATES Are you considering buying an automobile in the US and need to know which documents…