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USA Nurse on the Frontline: Brittany's Story

Hello, my name is Brittany and I am a Canadian trained registered nurse of five years this year. In the year 2019, I continued my nursing passion in the United States (U.S.) through Conexus MedStaf...

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Premium Processing: Is it Worth it?

We are often asked by nurses if we will file Premium Processing for their Priority Date (PD). We often give a lawyer-like response and say, “it depends,” because it really does. U.S. Immigration la...

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History in the Making: How Naturalized Immigrants make up 1 in 10 U.S. Voters

The 2020 U.S. election is a week away and a record-shattering turnout is expected to vote. With more than 58 million Americans already submitted their ballots, it is clear to see that people are de...

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Where Have All the Certified Nursing Assistants Gone?

Where has the ancillary support for our healthcare facilities gone? Ancillary support includes the critical position of Certified Nursing Assistants, or CNAs. These positions are vital to our staff...

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Karina - International Nurse Graduate on OPT

Like many international nursing students, Karina was worried about her future as a nurse in the U.S. after graduating. Karina, from Venezuala, had been looking for a job on her OPT but with very li...

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COVID-19 Lockdown: What will Return to Office look like in the coming weeks?

It seems like we all have our groove going working remotely.  We have the technology, communications, metrics and reports, and a work routine, and then we hear: return to the office.  What does thi...

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Making the Move from Puerto Rico to the U.S. as a Registered Nurse

For registered nurses in Puerto Rico looking to experience nursing in the U.S., make lasting friendships, and provide for you and your family with life-changing opportunities, Conexus MedStaff can ...

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Ripped From The Headlines: From A $1.4million Re-Election Donation To Baby Joy For 36 Nurses At The Same Hospital!

In our continuing Ripped from the Headlines series of nursing industry news, we take a look at:  Why there’s a shortage of good nurses and how reports of staff shortages don’t reflect the big...

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Caribbean Nurses: Making The Move to the U.S.

Conexus Meet and Greet with Caribbean NursesIn 2017, approximately 4.4 million Caribbean immigrants resided in the U.S., accounting for 10 percent of the nation’s 44.5 million immigrants. And due t...

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F1 OPT Visa and Getting Prepared: FAQ

As a student studying on an F1 visa, you’ll be aware that you need an employment authorization document (EAD) to start lawfully working on Optional Practical Training (OPT), but how does this work?...