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Volume 9 – Waivers

Part C – Waivers for Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

POLICY ALERTHealth-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility and Waivers

January 28, 2014

​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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Legal Authorities

  • 8 CFR 212.7 - Waiver of Certain Grounds of Inadmissibility
  • INA 212(g) - Bond and Conditions for Admission of Alien Excludable on Health-Related Grounds


    Current as of November 10, 2015