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  • 5 Essential Insights for Physician Recruiters & Hospitals on Physician Immigration

    Here are five essential insights from Berardi attorney Andrea Godfread-Brown relative to physician immigration for recruiters and hospitals. Understanding Visa Statuses of IMGs It’s crucial to know if an International Medical Graduate (IMG) holds H-1B or J-1 visa status. J-1 status necessitates a two-year return to the home country, impacting the transition to H-1B status […]
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  • What You Need to Know About the CBP’s DNA Collection Program

    The CBP is collecting DNA from some nonimmigrant visa holders. What does this mean for you? Watch the video below to find out – and you might be interested in our previous blog post, When Will USCIS Reuse Biometrics. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from […]
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  • Now is a Good Time to Apply for a Nonimmigrant Waiver

    A nonimmigrant waiver allows you to come to the US on a temporary visa and waives most grounds of inadmissibility. Watch the video below with updates from Zach Ahlstrom and read more about using E-SAFE to submit nonimmigrant waivers on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would […]
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  • Crossing the Border: e-SAFE

    There’s a lot of confusion at the border lately. Luckily, there is one bright spot. Berardi Immigration Law Associate Attorney Gabriella Agostinelli has the details in this Crossing the Border update. Do you need a waiver to apply for TN or L-1 status? In 2020, the U.S. government started to process waiver applications using e-SAFE. […]
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  • Vaccination Waivers Available on Medical or Moral Grounds

    All foreign nationals seeking permanent residence in the U.S. are required by law to receive vaccinations to prevent diseases like Mumps, Measles, Rubella, and Hepatitis B. The vaccinations are typically administered during a medical examination by a “civil surgeon,” which is a medical professional specially designated by the USCIS. Occasionally, an applicant may disagree with […]
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