Immigration Resources for Nurses
U.S. Government Immigration Links
Visa Bulletin - U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs travel.state.gov
U.S. Department of State http://www.state.gov administers visas immigration matters for the U.S. government outside the United States.
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs has information about travel to the United States: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html
and U.S. visas: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html
U.S. Department of State also has information about Priority dates U.S. Immigrant Visas published each month in the Visa Bulletin https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin.html
CGFNS http://www.cgfns.org administers issuance of the certification required by all nurses who wish to immigrate to the U.S., the VisaScreen Certificate.
To apply for the VisaScreen Application: http://www.cgfns.org/services/visascreen
State Boards of Nursing RN Licensing Links
To apply to a State Board of Nursing to take NCLEX:
The Texas State Board of Nursing: http://www.bne.state.tx.us
The New Mexico State Board of Nursing: http://nmbon.sks.com
The Vermont State Board of Nursing: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/nursing.aspx