2020 Update on Immigration for Healthcare Workers: COVID-19 and Beyond

2020 Update on Immigration for Healthcare Workers: COVID-19 and Beyond

2020 Update on Immigration for Healthcare Workers: COVID-19 and Beyond - Recording (No CLE)
Presented 06/22/2020
CLE Eligible No
Length 90 min.
Format Web Seminar
SKU WS2020-06-22-DL

From healthcare worker-related legislation to updated guidance on J-1s for physicians, 2020 has seen numerous changes to the practice of immigration for health professionals. Please join our panel of experts as they discuss these changes and provide tips, best practices, and strategies for handling immigration petitions filed on behalf of health care workers.

Featured Topics

  • Posting Requirements and Recent Enforcement Patterns
  • Visa Screen and Language Requirements
  • Consular Processing Issues
  • Updates on J-1 Waivers and the Green Card Process for Physicians
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration for Healthcare Workers

CLE credit is not available for this seminar.



Gregory Howard Siskind (DL), AILA Board of Governors, AILA Co-Author, The Physician Immigration Handbook, 5th Ed., Memphis, TN
Greg Siskind is a co-founder of Siskind Susser and a member of AILA’s Board of Governors. He writes several books including LexisNexis J-1 Visa Guidebook, the ABA’s Lawyers’ Guide to Marketing on the Internet, The Physician Immigration Handbook and the I-9 and E-Verify Handbook. In 1994, he created the first immigration law web site and in 1998 he created the world’s first law blog. Today, he’s creating artificial intelligence-based web applications for immigration lawyers.

Ian David Wagreich, AILA DOL Liaison Committee/Business Immigration Response Team, Chicago, IL
Ian Wagreich is a partner in the Immigration and Nationality Law practice group at Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym, Ltd and focuses on employment-related immigration and compliance. Ian serves on AILA's Department of Labor Liaison Committee and Business Immigration Response Team and is the Chair of the International Medical Graduate Task Force Liaison Committee. Ian speaks frequently about immigration issues at universities and continuing legal education seminars. In 2014, Ian was presented with the Joseph Minsky Beacon of Light Award by the Chicago Chapter of AILA and received AILA President's Commendations in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

Christopher T. Musillo, Cincinnati, OH
Christopher T. Musillo is the Managing Partner of Musillo Unkenholt LLC, a Cincinnati-based immigration law firm. He focuses a significant part of his practice on business immigration for the healthcare industry. His client-base is wide-ranging and includes some of the largest hospital groups and healthcare companies in the US. Chris has spoken AILA regional and national conferences, webinars and on-line CLEs, and has had his written work featured in a variety of AILA publications.

Amy K. Myers, Birmingham, AL
Amy K. Myers is a member of an immigration firm which primarily practices business immigration with a focus on health care providers, including nurses. She is a longtime AILA member and a part of the Georgia Alabama Chapter. She obtained her J. D. Degree from the University of Alabama (1984).

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.