Under certain circumstances, a physician the US on a J-1 visa can obtain a waiver allowing him or her to stay in the U.S. after completing residency training.
The Immigration and Nationality Act provides a yearly minimum of 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas. We can help you get yours.
On April 9, 2012, the USCIS announced that it will continue to accept H-1B nonimmigrant visa petitions subject to the FY2013 cap. The agency began accepting these petitions on April 2, 2012. At the time of the press release, they had received 17,400 H-1B petitions counting toward the 65,000 cap & approximately 8,200 petitions toward 20,000 cap exemption for those with advanced degrees. The US Citizenship and Immigration Service regularly updates it’s website to reflect the number of petitions received. View the report here.