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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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Foreign-Trained Doctors are Critical to Serving Many U.S. Communities

The American Immigration Council(AIC) published a special report on the critical role foreign-trained physicians play in serving U.S. communities. The following is an excerpt of some of the findings discussed in the report: Foreign-trained doctors ar… Read More
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Self-Sponsored Physician Green Card Process

The Physician National Interest Waiver(PNIW) process allows some physicians working in Health Professional Shortage areas and Medically Underserved Areas to become eligible to apply for permanent residency after completing five years of full-time emp… Read More
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About Attorney Sivaraman

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Sivaraman Immigration Law’s founder, Heather Sivaraman, brings an exceptional level of initiative, creativity and dedication to the practice of Immigration Law. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, she is an active… Read More
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Jing Huang, Associate Attorney, holds a Master’s degree in Law from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from China Women’s University. Prior to joining Sivaraman Immigration Law, Jing worked as an attorney in China s… Read More

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