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USCIS Policy memo on International Medical Graduates with J-1 waivers

On Monday, May 11, 2020, USCIS issued a policy memo titled, “Temporary Policy Changes for Certain Foreign Medical Graduates During the COVID-19 National Emergency.”

This USCIS memo addresses a few of the many issues currently facing International Medical Graduates (“IMG”) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including:

  •  In situations in which an H-1B foreign […]
By | 2020-05-13T12:08:24+00:00 May 11th, 2020|Categories: Administrative Action, H-1B, International Medical Graduate (IMG), J-1 waiver|Comments Off on USCIS Policy memo on International Medical Graduates with J-1 waivers

U.S. News & World Report quotes Attorney Sarah Peterson

SPS Immigration Attorney Sarah Peterson was recently quoted in the U.S. News & World Report’s article, “How Foreign Health Providers Impact U.S. Health Care.”

International Medical Graduates play a critical role in our nation’s ability to provide adequate medical care, particularly to our nation’s most needy. USCIS’ recent suspension of premium processing of H-1B Petitions directly impacts […]

By | 2017-03-22T15:19:59+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: International Medical Graduate (IMG), J-1 waiver|Comments Off on U.S. News & World Report quotes Attorney Sarah Peterson

Klobuchar, Collins, Heitkamp Urge U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to Continue Premium Processing for Doctors Participating in the Conrad 30 Program

Today Senators Klobuchar, Collins, Heitkamp urged U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) to Continue Premium Processing for Doctors Participating in the Conrad 30 Program. These Senators have championed the fight for strong immigration policies for International Medical Graduates (“IMGT”) and we are thrilled to see their leadership on this issue.

On Friday, March 3, USCIS announced […]

By | 2017-09-20T17:51:03+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: H-1B, International Medical Graduate (IMG), J-1 waiver|Comments Off on Klobuchar, Collins, Heitkamp Urge U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to Continue Premium Processing for Doctors Participating in the Conrad 30 Program