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capitolA central goal of the IMG taskforce is to educate national and state policy makers, administrative officials, and the American public on the need for fair and reasonable laws that allow international medical graduates to become licensed physicians and to begin or continue their medical careers in the United States. To this end, we develop key relationships with legislators and policy makers in both federal and state government agencies in order to ensure that the needs of international medical graduates are considered in the development of policy and law. Members of the IMG Taskforce lend their unique expertise in physician immigration matters to promote the best interests of international medical graduates in these areas.

The IMG Taskforce has been a major force in the passage of several physician immigration bills over the last few years. Current advocacy efforts seek to address the need for Conrad 30 reauthorization, visa retrogression, the nonimmigrant and immigrant visa caps, and other issues of concern to international medical graduates in the United States.



IMGT Lobby Day 2015 Advocacy Materials

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Tuesday, 16 June 2015 15:56

IMGT Advocacy Materials Intro Pages

S. 1189

Conrad 30 Useage Chart

Legislative Priorities

Conrad 30 Summary - Section by Section

 

IMGT Comments on Visa Modernization

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Wednesday, 04 March 2015 20:06

The IMG Taskforce responds to the Chief of the Regulatory Coordination Division USCIS Office of Policy and Srategy with regard to Federal Register request for comments on the process of streamlining and reforming the U.S. legal immigration system. Click Here for the IMG Taskforce Comments

 

Physician Immigration Law Institute

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Friday, 26 September 2014 16:00

Physician Immigration Law Institute - November 13 & 14, 2014

The International Medical Graduate Taskforce (IMGT) and the Immigration Section of the Federal Bar are pleased to invite you to attend the 1st Annual "Physician Immigration Law Institute: Advanced Issues for J-1 Physician Employers and Practitioners" in Washington D.C. this November 13 and 14th. Please join us at the Renaissance Hotel in D.C. for what promises to be an exciting and informative first day of CLE sessions and expert speakers on Thursday November 13. On Friday, November 14 we will be meeting with Congressional representatives and staff to address our most pressing concerns regarding immigration laws as they impact our foreign physician population as well as advocating for changes to these laws.

 

Washington, D.C.

Program Outline

Registration

 

Link to Materials (password protected) 

 

IMG Taskforce 2013 Legislative Advocacy Materials

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Tuesday, 19 February 2013 19:20

IMGT Packet 1

IMGT Packet 2

 

Please also refer to 2012 Legislative Materials for additional documents if needed.

 

 
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