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  • An Immigration Guide for International career-changers

    Leo Kim, Ph.D
    Advice for Scientists
    Working in the US
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    Legal Disclaimer The contents of this article are informational and should not be considered an opinion of legal counsel. The areas of law reported in this website are rapidly changing. This website is intended to inform, not advise. You should always seek the advice of competent counsel before taking any legal steps in your immigration case. We suggest that you do not pursue any immigration matters without first consulting an attorney. One More Hurdle Switching career from academic benchwork to industry is, well, a memorable stunt to most of us. For those of us born without a gold spoon in the form of a U.S. birth certificate, you need to jump over an extra obstacle course: getting a proper work permit. American immigration law is a notoriously complex and arbitrary meshwork of conflicting ideas, but it is fairly ...