If it can be established that a green card applicant is an accomplished physician it is possible to obtain a green card in a category entitled “aliens of extraordinary ability”. In order to qualify in this category it must be established that the:
- Physician possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences/medicine which has been demonstrated by sustained national or international acclaim and whose achievements have been recognized in the field through extensive documentation;
- Physician seeks to enter the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability; and,
- Physician’s entry into the United States will substantially benefit prospectively the United States.
In order to qualify for a green card in this category it must be established that the physician has reached a level of expertise indicating that he is one of that small percentage who has risen to the very top of his field of medicine. It will also need to be established that the physician will be coming to the United States to work in his field of expertise.
If you would like to learn more about the immigration options available to foreign physicians please send a request to us at:
Leibl and Kirkwood PC
12625 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
Tel. (858) 481-5211
Fax. (858) 481-7271