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Three Strategies for Hiring Foreign Nurses

Challenges facing healthcare systems in 2019 have created shortages of critical healthcare providers throughout the United States – a shortage that could exceed 100,000 physicians and 500,000 nurses by 2030. While programs exist specifically to hire foreign doctors in medically underserved areas, there are no such solutions to address profound shortages in nursing. Luckily, there… [Read More]

State By State Deadlines for Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver

This article provides state by state deadlines fore the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver – we hope you find the information useful. For a comprehensive look at Conrad Waivers and other healthcare immigration topics for Healthcare Human Resource Leaders, click here. For a detailed overview of healthcare immigration for foreign medical graduates or foreign medical students enrolled… [Read More]

HR Pulse Magazine Features Attorney Michael Murray

FordMurray founding partner Michael Murray is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of HR Pulse – the quarterly newsletter from the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASSHRA). In his article “Hiring Foreign Workers and HR Compliance During the Trump Administration,” Michael discusses challenges and solutions for Human Resource professionals who hope to hire… [Read More]

Physician Groups Worry H-1B Scrutiny to Impact Patient Care

National physician groups are worried that increased scrutiny on H-1B visa applications will impact patient care at teaching hospitals throughout the United States, according to a letter sent to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna. Prevailing Wage RFEs Due to Lack of Data The letter expresses concern that non-U.S. international medical graduates (IMGs)… [Read More]

5 US Business Visas for Foreign-Born Physicians

This article explains immigration pathways for foreign physicians. For a comprehensive look at healthcare immigration for Human Resource Leaders, click here. For a detailed overview of healthcare immigration for foreign medical graduates or foreign medical students enrolled in U.S. medical training programs, click here. The United States is predicted to have a significant shortage of qualified physicians in… [Read More]

Understanding the 2-Year Home Residency Requirement for J-1 Visa Holders

This article explains the Home Residency Requirement in detail. For a detailed overview of healthcare immigration for foreign medical graduates or foreign medical students enrolled in U.S. medical training programs, click here. For a comprehensive look at healthcare immigration for Human Resource Leaders, click here.  The United States provides an amazing opportunity for people outside… [Read More]