Immigration Law

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Visa Shuffle May Benefit U.S. Hospitals, Foreign Nurses
Posted on 3 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amy Taxin, Associated Press, Feb. 3, 2022 "With American hospitals facing a dire shortage of nurses amid a slogging pandemic, many are looking abroad for health care workers. And it could be just in time. There’s an unusually high number... Read More

Tags: visas , nurses

USCIS Policy Memo: Adjudication of H-1B Petitions for Nursing Occupations
Posted on 22 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance on the adjudication of H-1B petitions for nursing positions. Specifically, this PM assists U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers in determining whether or not a nursing position... Read More

Webinar May 14, 2014: State-Level Initiatives to Address Brain Waste Among Highly Educated Immigrants and Refugees: Special Focus on Nurses, Engineers, and Teachers
Posted on 1 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Despite possessing postsecondary degrees and relevant work experience, many highly educated immigrants and refugees in the United States struggle to find employment that utilizes their talents and professional experience. Particularly in fields... Read More

Trafficker Sentenced to 10+ Years in Prison; Must Pay $3.8M in Restitution
Posted on 8 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Kizzy Kalu of Highlands Ranch, accused of bring nurses to the United States under false pretenses and then collecting much of their pay, was sentenced to serve 130 months in federal prison after being found guilty of visa fraud, human trafficking... Read More