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Foreign Physicians and the H-1B Visa

January 12, 2023
Individuals who qualify as skilled in “specialty occupations” may work in the US under an H-1B visa. The role of a physician falls into this category, as do other jobs that require a bachelor’s degree or higher. Physicians who wish to pursue this avenue for their next career path easily meet the “specialty occupation” component, but there are other criteria USCIS requires. This article will discuss everything you need to know as a foreign physician hoping to practice medicine, participate in medical residencies or fellowships, and care for patients in the United States.

H-1B Info for Physicians

September 21, 2022
Doctors are in demand around the world, so your career has unlimited borders — as long as you have a visa. If your next professional goal is to work in the United States, an H-1B visa might be your next step. Here, we’ll explain what this visa does, how you become eligible for it, and what your other options are.

Filing Tips for your Green Card Medical Exam

May 16, 2022
Medical exams for green cards no longer need to conducted within a 60 day time frame of submitting your I-485 application. However, there is still a 2-year validity period associated with all immigrant medical exams.

Not Getting Married on your K-1 Fiancé Visa

May 3, 2022
Although there are limited options for K-1 visa holders who decide to not get married in the U.S., there are also definite circumstances to avoid in this situation.

Do all Immigrants Need to Satisfy USCIS Vaccine Requirements?

February 14, 2022
Green card applicants in the U.S. need to satisfy all of the vaccine requirements, including Covid-19, before becoming a legal resident. However, some classes of non-immigrants and dependents are not subject to such regulations whilst seeking an immigration benefit.

What are Leading Reasons Immigrants Decide not to Naturalize?

January 20, 2022
Some immigrants cite issues with their finances and footing the naturalization bill, while others simply still hold an attachment to their country of origin and aren’t compelled to become Americans.

What Kind of Evidence Can I Present in my USCIS Application?

January 13, 2022
Taking a closer look at different types of evidence and what is acceptable for ones USCIS application.

Applying to Become a U.S. Citizen with a Disability

January 6, 2022
Applicants with genetic disabilities that prevent them from learning English and/or Civics might be exempt from this portion of the naturalization exam. For more information, be sure to see some of the questions asked in the N-648 form, covered below.

Can you Apply for a Green Card if you Aren’t Vaccinated?

January 3, 2022
The short answer is no. Almost all green card applicants will not be able to make it through the medical exam process, an eligibility requirement, unless they are vaccinated.

USCIS Will Now Accept Dated Medical Exam Records

December 10, 2021
The 60 day rule for medical exams has been waived in order to create more efficiencies in processing green card applications.
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