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IMGT Representative Testifies in Senate Subcommittee Hearing "Flatlining Care: Why Immigrants are Crucial to Bolstering Our Health Care Workforce"

On September 14, International Medical Graduate Taskforce (IMGT) Representative Attorney Sarah K. Peterson testified before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Safety in support of immigration re… Read More
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North Carolina J-1 Visa W…

North Carolina J-1 Visa Waiver Program Releases New Guidelines for 2019

The North Carolina Office of Rural Health (ORH) is the government agency designated to implement the J-1 Visa waiver provision for foreign medical graduates. ORH recently released new guidelines for the J-1 visa waiver (“Conrad 30”) program. The… Read More
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DHS Adjusting Student and…

DHS Adjusting Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Fees

DHS issued a final rule which will increase fees for the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), effective 06/24/2019. It adjusts fees for school certification petitions and applications for nonimmigrants seeking to obtain F visas (academic stud… Read More
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Are you subject to INA 212(e) due to the J-1 Skills List?

What is INA 212(e)? Section 212(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) requires J-1 exchange visitors to return to their country of citizenship or last residence for two years before obtaining an H or L visa or permanent residency if they en… Read More
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What is a DRA J-1 Waiver?

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) is a Federal-State partnership whose mission it is to improve the quality of life for the residents of the Mississippi River Delta Region. The DRA serves 252 counties and parishes in parts of eight states: Alabama,… Read More
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