U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa

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U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa
U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa

U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa

US pleads with international physicians, nurses to come for visas, as coronavirus cases tops that of China.

The U.S. Department of State had reported that it is hoping to recruit worldwide clinical staff to deal with the expanding number of coronavirus cases in the nation.

“We energize clinical experts looking for work in the U.S. on a work or trade tourist visa (H or J), especially those taking a shot at #COVID19 issues, to contact the closest U.S. Embassy/ Consulate for a visa arrangement,” said an announcement by the Bureau of Consular Affairs.

The U.S. is presently the coronavirus disease capital of the world, in the wake of outperforming China and Italy the previous evening, with 85,991 affirmed cases, as indicated by information incorporated by Johns Hopkins University.

U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa

Especially those attempting to treat or relieve the impacts of COVID-19 were urged to contact the closest U.S. government office or office to demand a visa arrangement, the announcement included.

The State Department likewise encouraged international clinical experts as of now in the U.S. to find a way to broaden their remain.

U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa
U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa

The state Department message read

Update on H and J Visas for Medical Professionals

We encourage medical professionals seeking to work in the United States on a work or exchange visitor, particularly those working to treat or mitigate the effects of COVID-19, to reach out to the nearest embassy or consulate to request a visa appointment.

For those foreign medical professionals already in the United States:

U.S. calls for Worldwide-Application of Visa

J-1 Alien Physicians (medical residents) may consult with their program sponsor, ECFMG, to extend their programs in the United States. Generally, a J-1 program for a foreign medical resident can be extended one year at a time for up to seven years.

Note that the expiration date on a U.S. visa does not determine how long one can be in the United States. The way to confirm one’s required departure date is here:Β https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/#/home.

Those who need to extend their stay or adjust their visa status must apply with USCIS. Their website is here:Β https://www.uscis.gov/visit-united-states/extend-your-stay

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