Physician Issues: Nonimmigrant Visas to Permanent Residence - Recording (.MP3)
Practitioners need to know the practical considerations when filing nonimmigrant visa (NIV) and immigrant visa (IV) applications for physicians. Our panel of experts will discuss the next steps after a physician receives a J-1 waiver, including the timing of NIV application filings and when the physician needs to obtain licensure.
- What Is an “Unqualified Physician,” and Who Needs the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and/or Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)?
- Physicians of National or International Renown (H-1B) or Acclaim (O-1): What Credentials Qualify?
- Physicians Qualifying for EB-1A, EB-1B: Do They Need USMLE and/or ECFMG?
- Canadian Physicians: What Is Required for the NIV or IV If the Physician Attended a Canadian Medical School?
- Other IV Categories: What Is Required If a Physician Proceeds with a National Interest Waiver or PERM? Do They Still Need USMLE and/or ECFMG?
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