Registered Nurses

Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

Based upon information that we have, the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act, which overwhelmingly passed the House in July and is being considered […]

President of the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators Defends Choice of NCLEX Exam

The Ottawa Citizen, a Canadian newspaper, has published an interview with Anne Coghlan, president of the Canadian Council of Registered Nurse Regulators, in which she […]

NVC Issues Termination Letters in Error

Recently, the National Visa Center (NVC) issued letters to immigrant visa applicants stating that proceedings to terminate the visa application will commence, or that […]

Sherry Neal Has Published an Article About Registered Nurses in the June 2015 Edition of Medical News

Hammond Law Group LLC partner Sherry Neal has published an article in the July, 2015 edition of Medical News about Registered Nurses. The article is […]

NVC Now Issuing 30-day Letters

Recently, in response to receiving civil documents, the NVC has begun issuing 30-day letters instead of the typical 60-days letters. Below is the text […]

How Long is a Consulate Green Card Medical Exam Valid For?

Medical exams which are obtained for green card interviews at US consulates are valid for 6 months. However, not only must they be valid […]

Is St. Luke’s Requiring an Interview Letter in Order to Get a Medical Exam?

We are seeing reports in the comments on the blog that St. Luke’s is now requiring people to have an interview letter and their […]

HLG Member Sherry Neal Has Published an Article About Schedule A Job Location Changes in VOICE

Hammond Law Group, LLC member Sherry Neal has published an article in the April 2015 edition of VOICE, the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association monthly […]

Growing Social Security Requirement Trend for Licenses Has Negative Effect on Foreign Educated Healthcare Professionals But is Probably Not Intended to Keep Them Out of the US

In response to our recent post regarding the growing trend of states requiring social security numbers in order to process RN license applications, we […]

Charlie Oppenheim Says Demand for Employment-Based Cases From the Philippines Continues to Decline

The American Immigration Lawyers  Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee has begun a series designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress and projections. […]