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Employment Based Green Cards

Physician NIW Green Card

Physician NIW Green Card; Surgeons in Operating Theater 200470801-001Physicians in pursuit of lawful permanent residence in the US may be exempt from the PERM labor certification process if they meet requirements for the Physician National Interest Waiver (Physician NIW) green card category. Both primary care physicians and certain specialists may qualify. more »

Work Visas

Physician H1B Visa

Physician H1B stethoscope iPad medical technology 134501532The Physician H1B Visa allows a Physician H1B Visa holder to work temporarily at a sponsoring US employer. The H1B Visa may be preferable to the J-1 Visa because it carries no 2 year J-1 Home Residence Requirement (HRR). Generally, the HRR requires certain J-1 holders to return to their home country for 2 years after their J-1 program before returning to the US. The J-1 Home Residence Requirement attaches to J-1 Visa Physicians who provide direct patient care, and it can be very difficult to waive. more »

Student, Research and Training Visas

J-1 Visa: Exchange Visitors

J-1 visa - writing on glass wall 82821233The J-1 Visa category is for participation in various types of exchange programs. These may include students, researchers, medical trainees or interns. The purpose of the J-1 Visa Program is to promote the exchange of people, knowledge, and skills in the fields of education, arts, and sciences. more »


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