How to find a job and a home outside of the US


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Looking to get away?

In the wake of a bitter presidential campaign and Donald Trump's huge Election Day upset, some jaded Americans say they're considering living abroad as an option to escape all the division.

It's not just celebrities, either. Last night, the desire to flee the US peaked to the point that Canada's immigration site actually crashed.


So how exactly does one go about actually becoming an American expatriate? How do you realistically secure a job and lodgings overseas? What's it like uprooting your life in the US and starting over somewhere new?

Well, here are some things you should know before packing your bags and heading to the airport: