for Nurses and Physical Therapists -- Schedule A
Nursing and Physical Therapists are occupations listed on Schedule A for a Green Card
'Schedule A' lists occupations for which the Department of Labor has
determined there is an insufficient number of U.S. workers who are
able, willing, qualified and available.
Inclusion on Schedule A also establishes that the employment of
foreign workers in such occupations will not adversely affect the
wages and working conditions of U.S. workers similarly employed.
Because 'Schedule A' foreign workers can obtain a green card without
first having to go through the entire labor certification process,
process for obtaining a green card for qualified nurses or physical
therapists can be much quicker than for occupations that do require