Health May 23

Dr. Fadel Nammour obtained an H-1B visa in 2002, enabling him to move to Fargo, North Dakota, where he operates a gastroenterology practice. President Donald Trump has ordered a review of the H-1B program and suspended expedited processing of applications, which could hamper the recruitment of doctors to medically underserved areas. © Courtesy of the Dakota Gastroenterology Clinic
Changes to visa program put foreign-born doctors in limbo

Foreign-born physicians are often sent to underserved urban or rural areas to fill medical residences that might otherwise be vacant. They receive H-1B visas through an expedited process. A new procedural announcement by the Trump administration could put the future…

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