Keyword: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The logjam has two physician groups worried about the impact on international physicians and medical students.
Rep. Diana DeGette called for a hearing over the well-being of immigrant children being separated from their parents at the border.
U.S. Immigration Services appears to have cleared the way to issue visas for international medical graduates set to begin work as residents.
New Jersey became the second state to pass its own individual mandate, and more healthcare stories from around the web.
Physician groups worry that international medical residents who are scheduled to start their training at U.S. hospitals on July 1 may not get visas.
Recognizing the physician shortage in some areas, the government has reinstated a quicker visa process to allow certain doctors to stay in the U.S.