The safety and security of you and your family should be at the top of your list when moving abroad. Our articles cover topics such as common crimes, racism and discrimination, and being prepared for natural disasters and other emergencies.
Violent crime and property crime has been steadily decreasing in the US since the 1990s. However, you should still take precautions to protect yourself and your family, and be aware of your surroundings at all times, especially if you are living in a big city. White collar crimes, such as internet frauds and scams, however, are on the rise. Be cautious of anyone asking for money in advance, for example for a work-at-home job.