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Hello Ms. Wilson, I have a questions regarding J1 Visa or H1 B visa for a Medical Graduate applying for Residency in the US. I am a Canadian citizen with ECFMG certification and currently in the process of appearing for interviews. I have a very specific dilemma regarding obtaining a `Statement of Need' for the specialty I am seeking. Is there anyone that would be able to help or offer consultation!

Lawyer's Assistant: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?

No, I am a visitor to the US! I do not have any current applications! Going back to Canada after my interview! Thank you for your time

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No!

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What other information do you need from me?

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Judith Ludwic, Immigration Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Welcome to JustAnswer! I have 34 years experience as an immigration attorney and I am here to help resolve your immigration issue. Tackling these issues can sometimes get confusing. Should you need to chat on the phone or document review, I am able to do that for an additional cost. Let me know at any time during our question and answer session if you are interested.

Am I to assume you have not completed a specialty training program post medical school in Canada?

Judith

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I am recent graduate from a school outside of US and Canada. I am a Canadian citizen.
Immigration Lawyer: Judith Ludwic, Immigration Lawyer replied 8 months ago

For the J1 you can have the country of designation your country of residence or your country of nationality. Are you asking Canada or the country where you went to school.

Judith

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I am asking US for a J1 Visa for graduate medical education! It's ok, I don't think this is going to work. How do I stop this service?
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