VOLUME 8: Admissibility




Resources


Legal Authorities

INA 212(a)(6)(C)(i) - Illegal entrants and immigration violators - Misrepresentation




Updates


Date Details
May 30, 2014
POLICY ALERT

Validity Period of the Medical Certification on the Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record (Form I-693)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing an update to policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual addressing the validity period of civil surgeon endorsements on the Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, Form I-693.

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April 08, 2014
Technical Update

Civil Surgeon Applications and Evidentiary Requirements

This technical update clarifies that an applicant for civil surgeon designation must, at a minimum, submit a copy of the medical degree to show he or she is a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy.

March 25, 2014
POLICY ALERT

Fraud and Willful Misrepresentation Grounds of Inadmissibility

 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance on the fraud and willful misrepresentation grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(6)(C)(i) and the corresponding waiver under INA 212(i).

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March 11, 2014
Technical Update

Vaccination Requirements for Pregnant or Immuno-Compromised Applicants

​This technical update replaces the list of vaccines contraindicated for pregnant or immuno-compromised applicants with a reference to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Vaccination Technical Instructions. This ensures the Policy Manual guidance includes the most up-to-date information.

January 28, 2014
POLICY ALERT

Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility and Waivers

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on the health-related grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(1) and corresponding waivers under INA 212(g).

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January 28, 2014
POLICY ALERT

Civil Surgeon Designation and Centralization of the Designation Process at the National Benefits Center

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to centralize the civil surgeon designation process at the National Benefits Center, effective March 11, 2014.

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