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Pederson Immigration Law Group Attorneys Featured in 14th Annual J-1/H-1B Foreign Physician Immigration Conference and Job Fair Series

Jan Pederson, the nation's foremost foreign physician immigration expert and senior partner at the Pederson Immigration Law Group, P.C. is slated to be keynote speaker at this year's J-1/H-1B Foreign Physician Immigration Conference and Job Fair Series.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2009 - The Pederson Immigration Law Group, P.C., (PILG) announced that Jan Pederson, the nation's foremost foreign physician immigration expert and senior partner at the firm, will serve as keynote speaker at this year's J-1/H-1B Foreign Physician Immigration Conference and Job Fair Series.

The annual series provides a unique comprehensive educational opportunity for foreign physicians undertaking graduate medical training in the U.S. and residency program directors and coordinators who manage medical training programs at teaching institutions throughout the country to learn about the complex physician immigration process.

This year's events will take place in New York on August 8, Chicago on September 19, and Baltimore on October 24. Each conference will present seminars on topics such as finding and keeping a J-1waiver job, avoiding the H-1B cap and navigating J-1 waiver and permanent residence options. The series will also include job fairs hosted by employment recruiters to facilitate job opportunities for medical Residents and Fellows after completion of their training.

The annual conference and job fair series is co-sponsored by PILG, the American College of International Physicians and the National Consortium of Immigration Law Firms or IMMLAW.

"PILG is thrilled to host this conference and job series for the 14th consecutive year," said Pederson. "Foreign physicians have a long and proud tradition of providing medical services to America's medically neediest citizens in rural and urban underserved areas and to America's war veterans at VA hospitals. PILG is honored to continue our sponsorship of this free and invaluable resource to help foreign physicians endeavor to fulfill a vital and critical role in our nation's health care system."

The Pederson Immigration Law Group, P.C. has provided immigration counsel to physicians, urban and rural health care providers, Fortune 500 companies, television networks, entertainers, computer personnel and others, for more than 30 years. Pederson has been a leading advocate for the rights of J-1 Physicians in the U.S. as well as an author and expert on U.S. immigration law. Pederson has served on various professional boards and committees including the national Board of Governors of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and its Physicians Task Force and Refugee Committee. Pederson has served as an expert commentator on CNN, ABC News and is often quoted by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Times and The Legal Times of Washington, D.C.

For more information on the Pederson Immigration Law Group, P.C. visit For more information about the J-1/H-1B Foreign Physician Immigration Conference and Job Fair Series, visit

EDITOR'S NOTE: Below is additional information regarding each conference.

New York Conference and Job Fair - August 8, 2009
New York Hilton
1445 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY
Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Chicago Conference and Job Fair - September 19, 2009
Chicago Marriott - Medical District
625 Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL
Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Baltimore Conference and Job Fair - October 24, 2009
Hyatt Regency
300 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
Noon - 5:00 p.m.


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