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Georgia Immigration Law Puts Doctors and Nurses Out of Work

"A new immigration law in Georgia requires everyone licensed by the state to prove citizenship. But the law is having an unintended consequence: many health care workers, included doctors and nurses, are losing their licenses because of a paperwork backlog. Processing delays, coupled with confusion...

Alabama Immigration Law Asks Doctors For Their Papers

"Some Alabama physicians and physician assistants were surprised this week to receive a letter with a new demand from the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners: Show us your papers. Under the state's 2011 immigration law, these medical professionals are now required to prove they are U.S. citizens...

A Child, an Immigration Hearing, and a Doctor's Testimony

"In New York and Los Angeles, partnerships between pediatricians, psychologists, and legal clinics help unaccompanied minors prepare for the courtroom." - Jenny Gold, The Atlantic, Dec. 8, 2014 .

Trump Travel Ban, Visa Changes Could Heighten Doctor Shortage

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Mar. 18, 2017 - "Small-­town America relies on a steady flow of doctors from around the world to deliver babies, treat heart ailments and address its residents’ medical needs. But a recent, little­publicized decision by the government to alter the timetable...

Houston Doctors Dodge Immigration Bullet...For Now

Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, Mar. 30, 2017 - "On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Pankaj Satija and his wife, both immigrants from India living and working legally in Houston, were abruptly told by immigration officials they had 24 hours to leave the United States. A new policy, they were told, no longer...