Physician Immigration

Portland Physician Immigration Attorney

Help for Doctors, Their Families, & More

Offices in Medford & the Portland Area

Physician immigration law is a highly specialized niche in which only a few hundred attorneys or less practice with proficiency and at a high volume.

Sarpa Law is a leading specialist in Oregon in this field and obtains approvals regularly in the following cases:
H-1B, including:
  • M.D. (medical doctor) and N.D. (naturopathic doctor), both primary care and numerous specialties
  • Change of status, consular processing abroad, and port of entry crossings
  • Cap-exempt petitions based on affiliation with institute of higher education
  • Cap-exempt petitions based on employed “at” qualifying cap exempt institution
  • Amendments or changes
  • Extensions/renewals
  • Offsite/third-party work site placement
  • Concurrent employment
Oregon Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver, including:
  • Tier 2 (specialists) recategorized from Dec. 1 filing to Tier 1 for early Oct. 1 filing
  • Flex waiver (service providers outside a federally designated shortage area)
  • Plans to achieve mandated percentage of Medicaid visits
  • U.S. Department of State J-1 Waiver (State Health Agency Request)
  • I-612 (Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement)
  • Extenuating Circumstances Conrad 30 J-1 Waiver Transfer (change of employers within Oregon, into Oregon, or out of Oregon)

Physician National Interest Waiver (PNIW), including:
  • Compliance reports
  • Spouse EAD/work permit and AP/travel permit
  • Physicians who seek credit for work at prior employers
  • Cases filed prior to commencement of employment
  • Transfer of employers
Other physician case types:
  • PERM Labor Certification
  • EB-1
  • Marriage between J-1 Waiver physician and U.S. citizen
  • H-4 for spouse of physician (change of status, consular processing abroad, and port of entry crossings)
  • H-4 EAD/work permit for spouse of physician
  • Married couples where both spouses are physicians (same or different employers)
  • State of Oregon Medical Board license issues

For help with your case Sarpa Law can help, call our Portland office at (541) 262-6677, our Medford office at (503) 755-5587, or reach out to us online today.