A proposed rule could make it more difficult to renew J-1 exchange visitor visas , which allow scholars, doctors and others to live temporarily in the US while they study or receive training. For Satiya, 30, who grew up in India and came to the US in 2016, it also throws his immediate future in the US into jeopardy. […] The ECFMG and other major medical organizations around the country have asked the DHS to make an exception for medical trainees. […] Pinsky said he shares the concerns of those who worry about national security and want to make sure visa recipients are in the country for their allotted time. […] “I’ve been at ECFMG for 25 years. And I have never been told of a J-1 physician overstaying (their visa),” she said.
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