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How Foreign Healthcare Workers Can Relocate to the U.S.

How Foreign Healthcare Workers Can Relocate to the U.S.

AllHealthcare.com, UnitedStatesVisas.gov, USCIS.gov

Types of Visas for Nonimmigrants

Nonimmigrant visas are for international travelers, (citizens of other countries), coming to the U.S. temporarily. This visa allows you to travel to a U.S. port-of-entry (airport, for example) and request permission of the Department of Homeland Security immigration inspector to enter the U.S. A visa does not guarantee entry into the United States.

Foreign nationals with extraordinary ability in Sciences: O

Intra-company transferees: L

Nurses coming to health professional shortage areas: H-1C

Physicians: J, H-1B

Professor, scholar, teacher: J

Specialty occupations in fields requiring highly specialized knowledge: H-1B

Training in a program not primarily for employment: H-3

Students – academic, vocational: F, M

Business visitors: B-1


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