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Temporary Visas for Registered Nurses

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This presentation explains how registered nurses (RNs) may obtain temporary working visas by being sponsored by their employers. RNs may qualify for TN visas, H-1B visas, or work permits through OPT. Schedule a legal consultation at Please see our US Immigration Guide for Registered Nurses at – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Temporary Visas for Registered Nurses


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Temporary Visas for Registered Nurses
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Temporary Visas for Registered Nurses
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Temporary Visas for RNs
  • A Brief History
  • H-1 Visas (1952-89)
  • H-1A Visas (1990-95)
  • No Working Visas for Most RNs since 1995
  • TNs for Canadian/Mexican RNs
  • H-1Bs if BSN is Required for Job

4
VisaScreen Requirement (1996 Present)
  • Nurses
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists/Audiologists
  • Audiologists
  • Clinical Lab Scientists/Technicians
  • Physicians Assistants

5
Obtaining a VisaScreen Certificate
  • CGFNS Evaluates RNs Education,
  • Training, Licensure and Experience
  • Competency in Oral and Written English
  • Performed by IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC
  • Exceptions to English Language Tests

6
Trade NAFTA (TN) Status for RNs
  • For Canadian and Mexican Citizens Only
  • VisaScreen
  • NCLEX/CGFNS
  • State License
  • TDs for Spouse and Children

7
H-1B Visas for RNs (Part 1)
  • RN must have BSN or Equivalent
  • Job must require BSN or Equivalent
  • Prevailing Wage Requirement
  • Labor Conditional Application (LCA)
  • Posting Requirement/ Unions

8
H-1B Visas for RNs (Part 2)
  • 85,000 Annual Cap on H-1B Visas
  • Cap-Subject Healthcare Employers
  • Cap-Exemption Healthcare Employers
  • USCIS Must Approve I-129 Petition

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H-1B Visas for RNs (Part 3)
  • VisaScreen Certificate
  • CGFNS, NCLEX, State License
  • H-4 Status for Spouse/Children
  • Visa Valid for Up to 3 Years
  • 3-Year Extension

10
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • For Nurses Educated in the US
  • One-Year OPT for AA, BSN, MSN
  • No VisaScreen/PWD Required
  • State License Required

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Where to Find More Information
  • Nurse Immigration Guide
  • Free Immigration Newsletter
  • Job Opportunities
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