In America, the dream of working as a travel nurse is still a dream, even as the U.S. government has taken a hands-off approach to its new visa restrictions, the latest on which will come in the coming days.
A report released by the U,S.
Government Accountability Office on Monday noted that while the visa restrictions have eased since President Donald Trump took office, many employers still have concerns.
Travel nurses have seen their wages rise significantly in recent years, with the average annual salary now topping $120,000.
Some employers have begun requiring that candidates apply for a foreign credential as part of their job application, according to the report.
And even those who are certified by the American Board of Travel and Tourism as a credentialed travel nurse, have seen paychecks decline since Trump took power, according the report, which was released just days before Trump announced a major rule change to the visa waiver program that will limit visa holders from the U