Immigrant Doctors In Rural America Are Sick Of Waiting For Green Cards
Doctor shortages are expected to get worse.
“Some of my patients drive from an hour away to see me,” said Kura, who is also chief of medicine at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. “There is no other big hospital in town. This is it.”
But now, a possible decades long wait for his green card has forced him to consider leaving Poplar Bluff and the United States behind.