Our Backstory and USCIS Immigration Tips for Chinese Citizens

AddingOil:

Some of you may be curious about some of the details of how JiaYou and I met, our life in Shanghai, and how we navigated the USCIS immigration process. So here are some highlights and some tips!

Chinese immigrant love story
My search for a water dispenser bottle led to true love

How We First Met

JiaYou and I met quite randomly. I had just finished at a private Mandarin language school near People’s Square and was looking for a new apartment in the Xujiahui area of Shanghai before starting my job as a project manager at a China markets research firm.

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Driving (and being a Pedestrian) in New York vs Shanghai – Part 2

Below is JiaYou’s view of the differences between the U.S. and Chinese drivers’ license processes. Since this is really geared toward purely a Chinese audience, it’s completely in Chinese language. – AddingOil

JiaYou:

在美国和中国考驾照的区别:

中国考驾照:

考驾照前需要持有当地的临时居住证和体检,通过后就可以开始参加考试。

JiaYou practicing her driving skills

中国的驾照考试分为四次 科目1:笔试(含2次),科目2:小路考试(含2次,当天考), 科目3:大路考试, 科目4:笔试(含2次) Continue reading “Driving (and being a Pedestrian) in New York vs Shanghai – Part 2”