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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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COVID-19 Strains on Mississippi Health Care System Reflect the Consequences of the U.S. Physician Shortage

According to a report in the New York Times, the spike in coronavirus cases across the country has exposed the struggles of the U.S. healthcare system, particularly in Mississippi. Not only is Mississippi short on hospital beds for patients, but the… 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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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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