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Did you know that it's very possible for a foreigner Pharmacist to work in the USA under EB-2 or EB-3 Visa!

Have a professional English resume stating all information related to your qualification and foreign graduation. Jobs & Visas USA can assist you preparing and presenting you to employers in the USA upon acquiring our HR Consulting Services. You can get hire as an Assistant Pharmacist or as a Pharmacist. You either must have already your FPGEC certification or qualify to get one. Toefl or Ielts also required. For the DOL and USCIS process employer must file required forms with all documentation 

To apply for FPGEC Certification you must be a graduate of a recognized or accredited school of pharmacy and provide documentation that you are licensed and/or registered for unrestricted practice of pharmacy in a foreign country or jurisdiction.

Minimum Curriculum Length

  • Four-Year Degree: If you were issued a pharmacy degree prior to January 1, 2003, you must have completed a minimum four-year pharmacy curriculum at the time of graduation.
  • Five-Year Degree: If you were issued a pharmacy degree on or after January 1, 2003, you must have completed a minimum five-year pharmacy curriculum at the time of graduation.

Pre-pharmacy coursework completed at the university level as part of admission into the university’s pharmacy program may be considered during the evaluation of a candidate’s education. However, coursework and internships completed after graduation will not be considered as part of the five-year pharmacy curriculum requirement.


Trump administration preparing to close international immigration offices.

The Washington Post - By Maria Sacchetti and Maria Sacchetti (March 12 at 12:58 PM)

L. Francis Cissna, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Director, shown at a briefing in December 2017, told staff Tuesday that the agency hopes to close all of the agency’s overseas offices. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)

The Trump administration is preparing to shutter all 21 international offices of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a move that could slow the processing of family visa applications, foreign adoptions and citizenship petitions from members of the military.

USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna said in an email to staff Tuesday that he is working to transfer those duties — now performed by employees worldwide — to domestic offices and the State Department’s embassies and consulates. He wrote that if the State Department agrees, the agency would move to close its international field offices in coming months “in an effort to maximize our agency’s finite resources.”

“I believe by doing so, we will better leverage our funds to address backlogs in the United States while also leveraging existing Department of State resources at post,” he wrote. “Change can be difficult and can cause consternation. I want to assure you we will work to make this as smooth a transition as possible for each of our USCIS staff while also ensuring that those utilizing our services may continue to do so and our agency operations continue undisrupted.”

The shift will ripple to offices in New Delhi, Port-au-Prince, Rome and numerous other cities where the agency has offices that handle emergencies, smooth backlogs in immigration petitions, and provide direct information in foreign languages. USCIS foreign offices also investigate fraud.

Generally, the offices facilitate applications from potential immigrants to the United States; closing the offices would reassign about 70 USCIS staffers across the world who the agency’s website says provide “valuable information services” and solve a wide array of problems, from aiding someone who lost their green card to helping widows of American citizens and members of the military obtain legal documents.

The move comes as the Trump administration is pressing to tighten the nation’s immigration controls and shift from family reunification to merit-based immigration. Department of Homeland Security officials say it is part of an overall effort to streamline U.S. immigration operations.

A senior DHS official who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe a decision that has yet to be publicly announced said it was primarily a cost-saving measure that will hand off responsibilities to State Department and DHS personnel working abroad.

The USCIS International Operations Division, under the Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Directorate, has about 240 employees in the United States and in two dozen field offices in 21 countries, and is “charged with advancing the USCIS mission in the international arena,” according to materials on the agency’s website.

“Reuniting families, enabling adoptive children to come to join permanent families in the U.S., considering parole requests from individuals outside the U.S. for urgent humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit, and providing information services and travel documents to people around the world — all with unique needs and circumstances — are just a few of the responsibilities our officers assume on a daily basis,” USCIS says of its mission.

The agency also investigates fraud, aids asylees and refugees, and provides public information in local foreign languages.

More than half of the overseas USCIS staff members are foreign nationals, and the local contract employees who perform many of the applicant screenings are likely to continue doing so under State Department supervision, a DHS officials said.

Cissna said in his message to staff that he would consolidate regional, district, and field offices in the United States in coming weeks “to streamline management structures, balance resources, and improve our overall mission performance and service delivery.”

Maria Sacchetti covers immigration for the Washington Post, including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the court system. She previously reported for the Boston Globe, where her work led to the release of several immigrants from jail. She lived for several years in Latin America and is fluent in Spanish.
Nick Miroff covers immigration enforcement, drug trafficking and the Department of Homeland Security on The Washington Post’s National Security desk. He was a Post foreign correspondent in Latin America from 2010 to 2017, and has been a staff writer since 2006.