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USCIS to Resume H-1B Premium Processing for Physicians under the Conrad 30 Waiver Program

Starting Monday, June 26, USCIS will resume premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed for medical doctors under the Conrad 30 Waiver program, as well as interested government agency waivers. As background, the Conrad 30 program allows certain medical doctors to stay in the United States on a temporary visa after completing their medical training to work in rural and urban areas that have shortage of physicians. Premium processing remains suspended for all other H-1B petitions. USCIS has stated that it plans to resume premium processing of other H-1B petitions as workloads permit.

 

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Kristen Burke, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, Houston, Immigration Law Attorney
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Kristen T. Burke focuses her practice on corporate immigration matters, including visa petitions, I-9 compliance, and applications for submission to various U.S. governmental agencies such as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Department of Labor. She represents multinational corporations (particularly in the energy, technology and banking sectors), transferring employees to the United States and companies hiring foreign nationals to work in the United States. Kristen advises clients on regulations for foreign nationals working offshore in the Outer...

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