Immigration Process for Physicians

Resource Type: Survival Tool

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Resource Category Immigration

Category Description: Special considerations for immigrant physicians

Margaret Catillaz Resource Author Margaret Catillaz

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• Understand the special circumstances of FMGs, and help your prospective employer do the same.
• Plan a strategy for resolving the issues well in advance of your anticipated start date, generally no later than the beginning of your final year in residency.


Resource Author:  Margaret Catillaz
Margaret Catillaz

Ms. Catillaz, is a partner at Harter Secrest & Emery LLP in Rochester, N.Y., where she specializes in immigration law with special emphasis on the issues encountered by foreign physicians. She is past president and board member emeritus of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and was editor-in-chief of AILA’s second and third editions of Immigration Options for Physicians.