Tag Archives: permanent resident

Newly Announced Immigration Action

On November 20, 2014 President Obama asked the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General to undertake new, more inclusive recommendations on reforming the United States' broken immigration system through his executive orders. The following 10 areas, confined to the law, can take action to increase border security, focus enforcement resources and...

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Cancellation of Removal in Immigration Court

What is Cancellation of Removal?

An application for cancellation of removal is a form of immigration relief, exercised in Immigration Court as a administrative discretionary act. This form of immigration relief is only available to certain individuals who have been placed into removal proceedings before the U.S. Executive Office for Immigration Relief (EOIR). It...

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What to Expect and How to Prepare for Your USCIS Medical Exam

What does a medical examination for immigration purposes entail?

The medical examination procedure consists of a physical examination, an evaluation (skin test/chest x-ray examination) for tuberculosis, and blood test for some individuals. The vaccination requirements include vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The immigration medical exam is for applicants of...

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