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This is a discussion on Happy, aussie cna needing questions answered as to work in the usa in Advice on Immigration, part of World Nursing ... I am a CNA and have been working as one for the past year. I have recently been researching work as...by JuliaCsanki Jan 29I am a CNA and have been working as one for the past year. I have recently been researching work as a CNA in the states, but am a little confused with a few things.
My questions are:
1. Is your state certification only valid in the state you are working in, and how do I obtain it?
2. Are there any nursing agencies which will sponsor my green card?
3. If not ^, does anyone think I will be hired before my visa interview based on the pretense that my visa will be approved? ( I have had a holiday/working visa before and it can be difficult to obtain a green card without work being organised prior)
4. Will my current australian nursing assistant certificate match the qualifications of an american CNA? Will there be any other tests/exams that I will need to take?
ANY INFORMATION WILL HELP!
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- Jan 29 by JustBeachyNurseCNA certificates in the US are only valid in the state of issue. However, CNA is not a valid occupation for sponsorship/immigration. Generally a BS degree is the minimum requirement. Plus due to retrogression the wait to obtain a green card is 6 or more years, if one is qualified. The unemployment level is high in the US and CNA is not a high demand occupation so it would be extremely difficult to secure sponsorship for basically an unskilled job.