(NEWS) U.S. Healthcare Groups Urge Approval of International Nurse Immigration

As the nation’s nursing shortage balloons, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has teamed up with other organizations in campaigning for the State Department to expedite immigration approval for international nurses. At least 5,000 nurses from other countries have been approved to work in the U.S. and are awaiting immigration, according to campaign leaders, but their paperwork has been held up since they were designated a lower priority for visas in late April.

Ryan Basen, Medpage Today, August 25, 2021
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