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By |October 14th, 2014|Credentials|Enter your password to view comments.

Prevailing Wage Determinations for Physicians

In some immigration cases (such as H-1b non-immigrant status and PERM labor certification for permanent residence), the employer is required to pay at least […]

By |October 14th, 2014|General|0 Comments

Don’t Rely on DOL Math

In applications for Schedule-A positions (registered nurses and physical therapists) as well as all PERM cases, the employer must obtain a prevailing wage determination […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Allieds, Nurses|0 Comments

Physician Employer Held Responsible for J-1 Waiver Costs

In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, affirmed the penalties imposed by the Department of Labor against a physician […]

By |September 5th, 2014|General|0 Comments

Physician Employer Loses Again

In a legal case that has been ongoing for more than 12 years, a physician employer has lost again – this time at the […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Physicians|0 Comments

USCIS Acknowledges Errors in the Processing of Physician H-1B and National Interest Waiver Cases

The USCIS has acknowledged two areas where officers have recently made errors on physician cases.

First, some H-1b’s have been denied due to issues with […]

By |September 3rd, 2014|General|1 Comment

H-1b’s for Nurses

The USCIS has recently issued updated guidance to USCIS officer adjudicating H-1b petition for registered nurses. The guidance sets the tone for a more […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Nurses|0 Comments

USCIS Considering Employment Eligibility for Dependents of J-1 Physicians Who Are on H-4 Visas

At the end of March, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Ombudsman recommended that USCIS publish new regulations to allow employment authorization for J-2 […]

Physican Recruiting



This advisory is applicable to recruitment of international medical graduates, meaning foreign-born individuals who have completed their medical residency in the U.S.

SCENARIO #1: Physician […]

Medical Program Assists Foreign Doctors in Practicing in the U.S.

A recent story by the San Bernardino County Sun reported that UCLA has developed a program that will assist foreign physicians in meeting the […]