American Academy of Neurology Broadcasts Badmus J-1 Waiver Webinar

After residency or fellowship training is completed, all J-1 physicians (i.e., foreign medical graduates or international medical graduates) must return to their home country for two years or obtain a waiver of this requirement before they can be employed in…

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Top Three Reasons Why You Should Apply for Your Green Card in 2012!

As you look to the New Year,  we want you to know that there are several reasons you should start your permanent residence “green card” process now to secure your future in the United States.  First, there’s a limited number…

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Holiday Schedule for Badmus Law Firm

Badmus Law Firm will be closed on December 23, December 26, December 30, and January 2 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. We wish you all a safe holiday season and Happy New Year!

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Texas Limits Medical Licenses for Foreign Physicians

On June 17, 2011, the Texas Legislature passed a bill (SB-189) restricting medical licenses for foreign physicians wanting to practice in Texas. The bill requires non-citizens and non-permanent residents applying for a medical license to prove that they “have practiced…

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H-1B Compliance Alert for H-1B Employees and Employers!!!

Worksite Surprise Visits on the Rise Again! In January 2010, we wrote that the USCIS was conducting random worksite visits to ensure that H-1B employees were working as per the H-1B visa terms. One of the items USCIS is trying…

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J-1 Waivers for Physicians Get a High Rate of Approval from Department of State

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) recently reported statistics on J-1 waiver applications submitted to the agency in fiscal year 2010 (2009-2010). Of particular interest to physicians is the number of approvals in the following categories: Waiver Type Approved Denied…

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Solutions to the Broken U.S. Immigration System

View this short video from the American Immigration Lawyers Association for real solutions to the immigration problem: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/player/41787-comprehensive-immigration-reform/

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Office Closing

Badmus Law Firm, PLLC will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2010 in observance of Independence Day.

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USCIS To Issue Redesigned Green Card

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it has redesigned the Permanent Resident Card—commonly known as the “Green Card”—to incorporate severalmajor new security features. The Green Card redesign is the latest advance in USCIS’s ongoing efforts to deter…

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Three Reasons to Extend Your H-1B Visa While Waiting For Your Green Card

Even if you have an employment authorization document (EAD) for work purposes and an advance parole document (AP) for travel purposes, extending your H-1B visa while your green card application is pending might be worthwhile depending upon your circumstances. Here…

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