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USA Can IMG doctor get a US citizenship ?

if IMG doctor finished his residency in US ...
when he can get a US citizenship?? is it difficult??
what 're the conditions ?
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If you are on J1 Visa, then you have to do 3-4 years of waiver job in an underserved area in the US. Then you will get your Green Card. Then you can apply for citizenship after 5 years.

So it's 9-10 years after you finish residency and you can then be a US citizen.

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sorry, what do you mean by " waiver job in an underserved area"?
another Q ... if i want to bring one of my family like mother , brother to US .. during my residency in US , is that possible ?
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To understand Waiver Jobs read this thread
J1 Visa Waiver Jobs and other waivers

When you are on J1 Visa you can only bring your wife and kids, you can't bring your mother or siblings.

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