However, the screening process becomes kinda hard if the applicants are foreign-born and residing in the US for higher education or job purpose.

Under this act, you are protected from being discriminated against on the basis of national origin, religion, race, color, sex, family status or any other disability.

Landlords are alleged to treat you the same as another prospective renter whenever considering you for the condo, unit or apartment.

Even if you are a newbie in the country, the landlord should still conduct a background check for an international renter to verify any criminal history.

This will prevent you from getting into long-time discussions, meetings or verification processes and jump straight toward as eligible international tenant.

When you enter the U.S, you are not given a state-issued photo ID or driver’s license immediately.

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