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    Good Evening all,

    I wanted to start a discussion... I want to move to America in the not too distant future and I am currently 17 with no family over there at all.

    I am currently doing a Business Admin apprenticeship with the NHS and have 10 gcses, 3/4 NVQs and haven't been to uni due to funding. Have a recognised certificate in stocks and shares after I came 4th with my group in the IFS Student Investor challenge (IFS University in London)

    Other than that I don't have anything really other than a strong knowledge on the stock exchange.

    Couple of questions:

    1. How do I go about trying to get a green card?

    2. What are the chances of this dream becoming a reality?

    3. What advice would you give to someone who wants to move abroad asap?

    As I'm currently only on an apprenticeship I'm eating just under 9k a year, but as it's with the NHS I thought that might be bonus point haha.

    It;s very hard to legally immigrate to the United States without any in-demand skills and qualifications. Your best bet would be entering the green card lottery but this is rare. Your qualifications are unfortunately far too low to be given legal immigration to the US. I say you should probably go to university, get a job in the financial services or insurance industry in the UK (or another high-skilled profession) and then seek to transfer to a US office.

    You also need to be able to pay for a house and essentials when you're in the US.
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