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Welcome to the website of the American Association of Foreign Educated Nurses!

The AAFEN is a non-profit professional organization whose purpose is to bring together and establish an internet "Community" for those International Nurses currently working in the United States. Nurses from around the world who are seeking to work as a nurse in the US are also invited to join! Sochi.
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* Basic membership is Free!  All you need to do is register on our FORUM.

Upcoming Events
  • 2009 MOVE Expo - July 31-August 1. SMX Convention Center - Hall 3, Ground level. Manila, Philippines

UPDATE! UPDATE! We've just added a Message Board to our website. We hope that our members and visitors will find this to be a usefull way to communicate to one another in real-time.

Today's Update
 

  • The August Visa Bulletin has been published. See below for details.
  • April 7, 2009: Economic Recession Has Temporarily Alleviated Nationwide Nursing Shortage - The current economic recession "has put a Band-Aid on one of the most vexing problems in health care, a shortage of nurses that has slowed care at some hospitals and forced others to turn away the ill,..."
  • March 23, 2009: Nursing job prospects bright amid dim economy - The Florida Center for Nursing estimates that the Sunshine State will have a shortage of more than 18,400 nurses by next year — and more than 52,200 a decade from now.
  • January 16, 2009: We can stem shortage - The nation's nursing shortage is a "threat to the quality of patient care," according to a report by Homeland Security's Citizenship and Immigration Services ombudsman.
  • Американский центр Краснодара - образовательный центр английского языка. Индивидуальные занятия и групповые занятия занятия английским с носителем языка. Уроки для детей и взрослых.

(We will post in "Today's Updates" any information that is of interest to international nurses. When this section is revised the following day, any information that is of long term importance - such as news articles and announcements - will be shifted to the appropriate page)

VISA UPDATES
Latest News:

(07/10/09) - The August Bulletin has been published. The status of the visas is as follows:
 
EB1 - All current
EB2 - All current, except India (October 1, 2003) and China (October 1, 2003)
EB3 - India (Unavailable), China (Unavailable), Mexico (Unavailable), Philippines (Unavailable), and All Other Countries (Unavaialble)
 

(06/15/09) - The July Bulletin has been published. The status of the visas is as follows:
 
EB1 - All current
EB2 - All current, except India (January 1, 2000) and China (Janualy 1, 2000)
EB3 - India (Unavailable), China (Unavailable), Mexico (Unavailable), Philippines (Unavailable), and All Other Countries (Unavaialble)
 


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For more information about the AAFEN, please e-mail us at: info@aafen.org

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