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Legal Citations for ILW.COM's Seminar
"Healthy or Ailing? Immigration for Doctors and Healthcare Workers"
with Bill Stock
Part 3 held on June 24, 2002

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* Regulations for 343 certifications: 8 CFR Sec. 212.15, found at: 1/slb-16749?f=templates&fn=document-frame.htm#slb-8cfrsec21215

* Regulatory Notices on Section 343 requirements:
63 Fed Reg 55007 (Oct 13, 1998) (authorizing CGFNS for nurses and NBCOT for OTs)
63 Fed Reg 23174 (June 29, 1999) (CGFNS for OTs, FCCPT for PTs)
66 Fed Reg 3440 (Jan 16, 2001) (CGFNS issues for all 343 occupations)

* Additional language allowing graduates of English-language foreign nursing schools to meet alternative "Visa Screen" requirements: INA 212(r)

* Credentialing organizations:
Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools:
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy:
Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy:

* Current State Department Policy on waivers of the 343 requirements for nonimmigrants:
State Department Cable Number 98 State 079570, posted on AILA Infonet May 6, 1998
Other Occupations:
Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee Certification Program:
Search for "foreign pharmacists" on (the web site of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy).

* 20 CFR 656.10 - Schedule A Group I