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United States of America, a federal republic consists of 50 states. All the states lie in the mainland expect Alaska and Hawaii Islands. Alaska lies next to North West Canada and Hawaii, 3700 km off the west coast of the mainland.
United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in North America in the first half of the 17th century
United States is an exciting mixture of different cultures and traditions. Asian Indian population in US was expected to be over one million by the year 2000. They are concentrated mainly in large urban areas like New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Houston, Dallas and Los Angeles.
Huge percentages the working populous in the USA are Indians. This is not surprising as USA spells professionalism, security and opportunity. Despite its prosperous economy and almost nil unemployment rate, the US faces is falling short of qualified professionals to meet the demands of its ever-expanding high tech industry. The workforce admitted into the US comprises of those who are specialized in any professional discipline or those who have a substantial and good job experience. Currently the trend is to recruit more manpower from the Indian sub-continent, as it is abundant in skilled professionals and cheap manpower. Depending upon the type of visa issued a person can either remain or travel continuously in the US
One can expect a high degree of professionalism in the work scenario in the US. In order to work in the US one must obtain a Labour Certification stating:
- There are no qualified workers in the US able and willing to work.
- Working conditions and remuneration of similarly employed US workers will not be adversely affected by the applicant's employment.
Today, millions of people throughout the world, especially youth dream to make their living in this land of opportunity-"The world's greatest economic power"
The USA has transformed itself from a pioneer colonial economy into an exporter of industrial goods. The US has entered its 3rd century of independence as the world's richest and most powerful nation. The sheer magnitude of this country embraces almost every kind of climate and terrain that the planet has to offer.
Known as the most communicative people on the earth, the Americans are brilliant in the application of techniques for mastering-the land, sea, water and machines. The USA is always a nation of gifted thinkers and inventors who have achieved technical triumphs of the millennium.
Information on USA
|Head of Government||President|
|Area(approx)||37,17,796 sq. miles|
|Religion||Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jewish|
|Climate||Mainly temperate, variations include|
sub-tropical in the South to Mediterranean type
in California to hot summers and
cold winter in the North
|US Embassy in India||Embassy of the United States of America|
|Indian Embassy in US||Embassy of India|
2536 Massachusetts Avenue,
NW Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 939-9806/7000/7029/7031
Fax: (202) 797-4693