Aprenda inglês com estas dicas sobre imigração para os EUA

Lígia Crispino, sócia-diretora da Companhia de Idiomas, propõe um exercício de inglês com base em um texto importante para quem quer imigrar para os EUA

* Escrito por Lígia Crispino, sócia-diretora da Companhia de Idiomas e da ProfCerto

Sonha em morar e trabalhar nos Estados Unidos? O destino ainda é muito procurado por brasileiros e oferece boas oportunidades profissionais.

Preparamos um exercício com o qual você pode treinar o seu inglês e, ao mesmo tempo, esclarecer eventuais dúvidas sobre o processo de imigração para o país.

Escolha as alternativas que preenchem todo o texto corretamente:

Almost a million individuals enter 1. ( ) in ( ) – ( ) to the U.S. daily. Everyone arriving 2. ( ) at ( ) in ( ) on a port of entry to the U.S. is subject to inspection by 3. ( ) Customs ( ) Custom ( ) Costumes and Border Protection – CBP – officers. The more international travelers know about what to expect, 4. ( ) the more easy and quick  ( ) how much easier and quicker ( ) the easier and quicker the process becomes.

5. ( ) Learn ( ) To learn ( ) Learning about traveler entry forms, agricultural products allowed and prohibited, what items are dutiable, and 6. ( ) others informations ( ) other information ( ) other informations about the process will help you move speedily through the CBP process.

Travel documents and identification required
A foreign national or alien 7. ( ) is required ( ) is requiring ( ) are required to present a passport and valid visa issued by a U.S. Consular Official, 8. ( ) therefore ( ) unless ( ) however they are a citizen of a country eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, or are a lawful permanent resident of 9. ( ) the ( ) – ( ) an U.S. or a citizen of Canada.

Food
This information only covers food (fruit, cheese, meat etc.) entering the United States in passenger 10. ( ) baggage ( ) luggages ( ) baggages for 11. ( ) personnel ( ) personal ( ) person use.

You may 12. ( ) to be able to bring ( ) be able to bringing ( ) be able to bring in food such as fruits, meats or other agricultural products 13. ( ) depending of ( ) depending on ( ) depend the region or country 14. ( ) from which ( ) of whom ( ) of where you are traveling. Restrictions are placed on these products to protect community health, preserve the environment and prevent the introduction of devastating diseases to domestic plants and animals. You must declare all food products. Failure to declare food products can result 15. ( ) in up to ( ) to up ( ) on to $10,000 in fines and penalties.

Medications and medical devices
Prescription medications should be in 16. ( ) its ( ) your ( ) their original containers with the doctor’s prescription printed on the container. It is advised that you travel with no more than personal use quantities, a rule of thumb is no more than 17. ( ) a 90 day supply ( ) a 90 days supply ( ) a 90 day supplies. If your medications or devices are not in their original containers, you 18. ( ) may ( ) must ( ) might to have a copy of your prescription with you or a letter from your doctor. A valid prescription or doctors note is required on all medication entering the U.S. The FDA is 19. ( ) responsible for ( ) responsable for ( ) responsible of pharmaceutical admissibility determinations.

If you are traveling with medical devices such as needles or oxygen tanks that could pose a security or safety 20. ( ) concerning ( ) concerned ( ) concern to others, be sure to have a copy of the prescription for those items from your doctor.

Para finalizar: outro ponto importante é a quantidade de dinheiro a levar. Na verdade, você pode levar a quantia que quiser, mas, se ela ultrapassar 10 mil dólares, você terá de informar e pedir um formulário para isso: o FinCEN 105. Sem esse documento, você pode até ser preso se for pego com quantia superior à permitida. Tomados todos os cuidados e com um bom nível de inglês, é só curtir.

Respostas:
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3. Customs
4. The easier and quicker
5. Learning
6. Other information
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Lígia Velozo Crispino, fundadora e sócia-diretora da Companhia de Idiomas e da ProfCerto. Autora do livro de poemas “Fora da Linha”, é colunista dos portais RH.com e Vagas Profissões.