Thursday, January 19th, 2017

President Obama Signs 3-Year Conrad 30 Program Extension for Foreign National Physicians as J-1 Waiver Filing Season Opens October 1 in Many States

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By: Sarah J. Baker, Esq.

Each year, the H-1B "season," which commences when U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting H-1B visa petitions on April 1 for an October 1 employment start date, receives significant attention. However, there is another much less publicized, yet vitally important, immigration season that also deserves special mention: the Conrad 30 J-1 waiver program season.

On October 1, following