Health care workers who received their degrees in the United States, Canada (except for Quebec Province), Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the United Kingdom are exempt from having to take English Exams for VisaScreen.
This page links to the following English Exams for VisaScreen:
- International English Language Testing Service (IELTS)
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
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English Exams for VisaScreen are required for the following occupations:
- Physical Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Medical Technologists
- Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
- Physician Assistants
English Exams for VisaScreen are required for health care workers seeking TN status, H-1B visas and green cards through their employment. However, VisaScreen certificates are not required if the healthcare worker is seeking a green card through non-employment-related means: through marriage, through relatives, through investment, through asylum or through the green card lottery.
Similarly, if the health care worker is working pursuant to Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or post-graduation Optional Practical Training (OPT), a VisaScreen certificate is not required. The same is true if the healthcare worker has obtained an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as an H-4, L-2 or E-2 spouse or has obtained an EAD through TPS, asylum or through one of many other immigration programs.
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Carl Shusterman served as an INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) before opening a firm specializing exclusively in US immigration law. He is a Certified Specialist in Immigration Law who has testified as an expert witness before the US Senate Immigration Subcommittee. Carl was featured in the February 2018 edition of SuperLawyers Magazine.