Alien in America

Being Politically Correct is Hard for Me

Being Politically Correct is Hard for Me

28 Nov 2017

With Columbus Day coming up, this US immigrant takes a look at what it means to be politically correct in the USA. It is important to avoid certain English expressions.

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Good Food, No Gifts, and a lot of Football

Good Food, No Gifts, and a lot of Football

26 Nov 2017

Thanksgiving is one of the most important holidays in the USA. Some people like it because of the turkey and the football, but everyone loves it because it is all about family. 

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Ranting About Electricity

Ranting About Electricity

21 Nov 2017

It is easy to positive about the USA, but there are just some things that US immigrants find annoying. For example, electricity and cable wires in the USA! 

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From Registering a Marriage in Germany to the Naturalization Process

From Registering a Marriage in Germany to the Naturalization Process

16 Nov 2017

Becoming an American citizen is not easy with all the paperwork. This US immigrant explains how much work it was to change her last name and register her US marriage. 

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What an Unusual, Warm Fall

What an Unusual, Warm Fall

13 Nov 2017

The temperatures in Maine are usually cooler in autumn. Our Alien in America describes the warming weather patterns in the USA and how Americans talk about the weather. 

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