Modupe Edeoga Shares Survival Tips for Immigrants on what to Expect in America

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Nigeria–born author shares her knowledge in new book on adjusting to American lifestyle based on her firsthand experience.

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Informative, compelling and filled with insights, “From My Lips to Your Ears: An Immigrant’s Advice on Navigating Life in the United States” is a survival tool for all those who have recently moved to, or are planning to move and begin a new life in the Land of Opportunities. Enriched with all the information one needs to achieve a safe comfortable and worry-free lifestyle, as well as alleviate the adjustment period that one goes through when in a new environment, this book accurately sets the expectations of every reader.

The American dream has indeed lured millions of immigrants into the U.S. The liberalization of immigration policy in 1965 and subsequent legislations opened the doors for foreign nationals to enjoy the abundance that America has to offer. Nonetheless, what many of these individuals did not realize is that the freedom to live in this country also requires immense preparation. From My Lips to Your Ears: An Immigrant’s Advice on Navigating Life in the United States” paints a realistic view of the challenges that one may most likely encounter as they navigates their way around the country.

From learning the intangible aspects that one needs to equip oneself with such as patience, humility and focus, to the ins and outs of external preparations such as securing one’s accommodation, knowing which items to bring along and being ready with all the documents required, this eye-opening book is a rich arsenal of useful tips and sound advice.    

A boon for every immigrant, tourist, international student and those with foreign fiance who are settling in the country for the very first time, this must-read is a literary life-saver, which can just mean the difference between a stressful experience filled with disappointments and a smooth transition in America.

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About the Author
Modupe Edeoga resides in Chicago with her husband Ndubuisi and three children. About twelve years ago, she came to the United States from Nigeria. She was excited at the opportunity to go to the United States. She didn’t know much about the United States other than anecdotes she has heard. She earned her Masters in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University and will be graduating with her doctorate degree in Organizational Psychology in September 2012. She has worked in the education, public and non-profit sectors. She has mentored a number of international students.

From My Lips to Your Ears: An Immigrant’s Advice on Navigating Life in the United States * by Modupe Edeoga
Publication Date: July 28, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 151 pages; 978-1-4771-2710-0
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 151 pages; 978-1-4771-2711-7
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4771-2712-4

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