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Bloggings on Nurse and Allied Health Immigration

by Chris Musillo

H-1B Cap Count: 41,000

The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY2012) H-1B cap season began on April 1, 2011. Since April 1, a mere 41,000 H-1B cap-subject Petitions have been receipted by USCIS as of October 7, 2011. This is much lower than in recent years and likely reflects the fact that US employers are not hiring workers, including foreign-national workers.

Many healthcare professions ordinarily qualify for H-1B status, including Physical TherapistsOccupational TherapistsSpeech Language Therapists, and some Registered Nursing positions.

Read the full Healthcare and Immigration Law Blog at www.musillo.com or www.ilw.com.


About The Author

Chris Musillo is a partner at Musillo Unkenholt Immigration Law. He is a graduate of Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania. When not zealously representing his clients, Chris enjoys outdoor sports, listening to music, traveling and reading.


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