JINJA CLULTURAL CENTER
MAYUGE DISTRICT HEALTH PROGRAM
JIGGER ERADICATION PROJECT
MOVING TO AMERICA
THE IMMIGRATION PROJECT
In the USA, most Ugandans have settled in the metropolitan areas.
Boston in Massachusetts, Minneapolis-St Paul in Minnesota, and Baltimore in DC/Maryland are the leading areas. While Dallas-Fort worth in Texas, Los Angeles and San Francisco-Oakland in California and New York-New Jersey follow closely.
Before you come to America you should have some information.
The following links can be helpful:
There are several ways to come the USA, live and work legally.
If you are a professional, the US and Canada have work visas offered to specific fields like biotechnology, computer science, and medical fields.
You can also apply to companies directly and they will process work visa for you.
You can also apply for US naturalization thru Diversity Visa Lottery Program.
Each year, 50,000 immigrant visas are made available through a lottery to people who come from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States and Uganda and all EA states are eligible. Kenya takes most advantage of this program in the EA states.To participate in the diversity VISA lottery, follow this link: www.uscis.gov
Resources for New Immigrants
Whether you are a new immigrant or have lived in the United States for several years, you may need help filing U.S. immigration applications, applying for a driver’s license, social security number or even fighting a deportation order. U.S. Immigration Support can help you! Here you will find a list of some of our most useful information and application guides.
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center
This is another great resource supporting immigration legal assistance via immigration law training (seminars and webinars), immigration law manuals and materials, and our Attorney of the Day immigration consultation service to develop capacity and leadership in immigration law and to promote the democratic process.