The Law Offices of James A. Bach has
represented doctors and other medical professionals for over twenty-five
years. Doctors in J-1 status present special challenges, but all
doctors should be able to immigrate to the United States.
Doctors are especially aware that
information obtained on the internet is not substitute for analysis by a
knowledgeable professional. The information
presented here must be considered only in conjunction with the guidance
of an experienced immigration attorney.
Regulations: waiver of the J-1 two-year
return requirement through service with a VA facility or in a medically
underserved area ("Conrad 30")
"National Interest Waiver" Regulations
Adjustment of Status Regulations
Health Professional Shortage Areas
Equivalence of Foreign Medical Degree to U.S.
State Department J-1 Waiver