Before You Emigrate

Eight Reasons Brits Move to America

Early British settlers flocked to the U.S. to find wealth and/or religious freedom.

Life After DOMA: A Guide for Gay Brits in America

For gay people living in the United States, marriage equality once seemed like a far-off dream. But then, this June, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, paving the way for same-sex couples to have their nuptials recognized by federal law.

Five Reasons for Brits to Study in the United States

Since university fees in England have sky-rocketed, there’s been an increase in the number of British students applying to U.S. colleges.

British Expat of the Month: Gary Clementson of Cary, North Carolina

It may be Brit actors and singers who hit the headlines when they come stateside, but the majority of expats in the country are here for less glamorous reasons — the vast number of enterprises that come under the umbrella of …

Summer in the United States: Not Always a Picnic

I usually say that one of the great things about the U.S. is the guaranteed summer we have.

British Expats: 10 Unexpected Consequences of Emigrating

I suspected moving abroad would have some weird side effects, but there are some repercussions I’d have dismissed as absurd if you’d told about them in advance. Things like these:

Eight Ways to Find Employment in America

Considering we’re stuck in a super-size economic black hole, some would say you’re more likely to find pixies at the bottom of your garden than a new job in this lousy market. Make that pixies and unicorns if you’re a foreign …

10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Emigrate to the U.S.

Moving abroad is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do. Before you book your ticket, ask yourself these tough questions.