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Foreign Medical Graduates: A Brief Overview of the J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Description
Provides background information on the J-1 Visa Waiver Program, which allows foreign medical graduates to remain in the U.S. after completing graduate medical education in exchange for working at least three years in a designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Includes a description of the waiver application process.
Date
08/2009
Type
Document
Organization
Congressional Research Service
Tagged as
J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Policy