What do adults who enter the U.S. legally, but who recognize they may remain beyond their short-term visas, do in the first few weeks after coming into the country, in terms of connecting with people and planning for the future? What type of planning is needed before they come?

By Sidney I. Thomas, Medill, Immigrant Connect Imagine coming to a country where the national language is not your native one, a country where you have no family, and where you are constantly in fear of being detained and sent back if you’ve been found to overstay...