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International J-1 and H-1B Physician Conference and Job Fair - New York City

Maggio Kattar Nahajzer + Alexander, PC

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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International Physician

Immigration Conference + Job Fair    

  New York, NY

August 23, 2014 
12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Andaz Wall Street
75 Wall Street
New York, NY 

Immigration Insights + Solutions for Foreign Physicians
The demand for physicians in the U.S. has never been higher, however, with limited immigration options for physicians,  it is more important than ever that physicians and health care employers prepare themselves to skillfully navigate these bureaucratic waters.

Join us for a comprehensive seminar on immigration options for International Medical Graduates (IMGs), including in-depth sessions with leading physician attorneys, State 30 representatives and recruiters.   


Seminar Topics Include:
  • J-1 Waivers 
  • State 30 J-1 Waiver Programs  with Urvi Doshi of the District of Columbia State 30 J-1 Waiver Program 
  • J-1 vs. H-1B :  Pros + Cons   
  • Travel + Visa Issues
  • Immigration Issues for Physicians' Families 
  • Extraordinary Ability + National Interest Waivers
  • Applying for Permanent Residence (Green Card) 

The Job Fair component of this event also provides IMGs looking for post-residency jobs with a direct introduction to hospital and medical industry recruiters.  


+ Learn more about topics to be covered:
Remaining in the U.S. after Residency or Fellowship: The Basics for Physicians with  J-1 or H-1B Visa Status

How the States Use Their 30 Waivers for J-1 Physicians

Foreign Physicians: No J-1 Waiver and the H-1B Cap Has Been Met? What You Can Do Before The Clock Runs Out!

In addition to Urvi Doshi of the Washington, DC Department of Health State 30 Program, our panel of experts also includes:
Physician Immigration Attorney Jan Pederson has been one of the nation's leading immigration advocates for International Medical Graduates for over two decades. She has been instrumental in persuading government agencies to implement J-1 physician waiver programs and continues to actively seek legislative benefits for J-1 and H-1B physicians.   She has met with members of Congress and officials at the White House seeking positive solutions to physician immigration issues.  Her practice concentrates in representation of foreign physicians, hospitals and other health care providers.  She is listed in SuperLawyersas well as recognized as a top lawyer in Washington DC by the US News and World Report,  Washingtonian, The Legal Times and Chambers USA.

Benny Ray Bailey is the Executive Director of East Kentucky Health Services Center.  Providing quality health services to the residents of rural Kentucky has been the mission for Benny Ray, as well as his father before him.  His experience with the rewards and challenges of J-1 waiver positions for both physicians and employers will provide invaluable insight to conference attendees.

John Nahajzer is a managing shareholder of Maggio + Kattar. John's in-house experience as associate general counsel, prior to returning to law-firm life, lends him a unique business acumen and understanding of employers' concerns and challenges.  His diverse background allows him to develop holistic strategies for employers that consider the bigger picture beyond immigration law.  In his practice, he routinely handles all aspects of immigration law for health care employers, hospitals, physicians and researchers.  John has been recognized in SuperLawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who and  Washingtonian managzine's Best Lawyers.  Recruiters, HR professionals, general counsels, as well as physicians looking to understand the employer perspective, will benefit from John's experience.
Elizabeth Quinn is a shareholder at Maggio + Kattar and is known for her creative solutions to some of immigration law's toughest cases.  A recognized authority on business immigration matters and the unique problems of J-1 exchange visitors, Elizabeth has written and lectured on a wide-range of immigration issues, including the various visa options for international medical graduates and is a member of the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA).  She served on the Board of Directors of the Center for Immigration Law and Policy of the University of the District of Columbia School of Law, and has been recognized as a top lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who, Washingtonian magazine, and the Washington Post.






Have questions about International J-1 and H-1B Physician Conference and Job Fair - New York City? Contact Maggio Kattar Nahajzer + Alexander, PC

When & Where

Andaz Wall Street
75 Wall Street
New York, NY

Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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Maggio Kattar Nahajzer + Alexander, PC

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Since its founding over 30 years ago, the immigration law firm of Maggio Kattar has continued to build upon its reputation for innovative solutions, zealous advocacy, and trusted experience with a commitment to the highest ethical standards.  Advising clients ranging from individual asylum applicants to multinational and Fortune 100 employers, the firm's unqiue, full-service approach in the highly specialized area of immigration law creates an unparalleled ability to obtain the best possible result for the client.

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