abroad Is it the right choice for you?
Moving overseas many citizens of India think about. While
those desiring to move abroad may have their own reasons for
wanting to immigrate to western countries. Let me list some
common ones that are frequently mentioned.
opportunities are better abroad.
2. Similar jobs pay a lot
more in western countries than they do in India.
Standard of living is higher abroad when compared with
4. Education for children is better than
To settle abroad is a dream for a many Indian citizens. The
wonderful life in the west where money is freely available is
a common myth that circulates in India. Remember the time when
conversations that went like. "even a mail man has a car in
America..." Even today going abroad is considered to be the
fastest way to riches by many people in Asian countries.We
will try and give you a realistic picture of what to expect if
you decide to immigrate overseas.
This website is not connected to any immigration related
service and the intention is to provide an unbiased opinion
and let readers make their own decisions.Potential immigrants
during interviews with officials of foreign countries are
probably nervous and so anxious to get their applications for
immigrant visas approved that they hesitate to ask questions,
perhaps they feel that their questions may annoy the
interviewer and possibly result in rejection of their visa
Do your self and your family a favor, during your interview
ask all the questions you may have to make an informed
decision. If you hear a doctor can make approximately $200,000
a year in the United States. If you are a doctor, do not jump
to the conclusion that you can expect to start earning such an
amount also. You will need to meet the licensing requirements
for USA before you can even make your first dollar as a doctor
ARE YOU A GOOD CANDIDATE TO
There is no simple answer to this question and those desiring
an immigrant visa need to answer this for themselves after
carefully and realistically checking facts.
CONSIDER BEFORE IMMIGRATION
While in the sixties thousands of Indian citizens many of them
unskilled went to UK to settle. There was then a demand for
labor in Britain and India seemed the ideal place for them.
Travel agents were helping people get passports and visas were
being given easily at that time. Air India was flying around
the clock to meet the rush of immigrants going to Britain.
However times have
The demand for labor is no longer there. Unemployment is back
in countries such as UK, Canada and the United States. The
jobs available today are for professionals. Unless you are a
professional I would suggest you consider your priorities
before deciding to immigrate.Professional jobs though
available do have some ifs and buts that need to be overcome.
Almost all western countries have their own professional
associations that you need to be a member before being allowed
to work in your
Some times this is not easy for many immigrants. It is not
uncommon for professionally qualified persons to get approved
for an immigrant visa based on their professional
qualifications and then after immigrating overseas finding out
that they cannot work in their own field unless they take
additional courses, pass exams and meet licensing requirements
of their host
We are sure many potential immigrants if given factual and
precise information before leaving good paying jobs and well
settled lives would think twice before accepting immigrant
visas.Many well qualified citizens of India are forced to work
in fields they would not dream of working in their motherland.
It is not uncommon to see a doctor, lawyer or even an
accountant driving taxis in the United States or
The point I am trying to make is that those seeking immigrant
visas need to have a clear understanding of what lies ahead of
them. The governments of countries should notify prospective
immigrants clearly that their professional qualifications
would not be recognized in the country they are moving to.