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  • An In-Depth Look at the COVID Vaccination Requirements for Immigrant Medical Examinations

    According to the CDC, the COVID-19 virus meets all the criteria to make it a Class A Inadmissible Condition. This essentially means that without vaccination against COVID-19, or a valid waiver (which will be described later), applicants will be denied their green card. The COVID-19 vaccine is now a requirement for all eligible green card applicants and […]
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  • USCIS Confirms Form I-693 Medical Examination Edition Date is Determined by Civil Surgeon’s Signature Date

    As of Friday October 1, 2021, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a new edition of Form I-693, the Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record.  This new version of Form I-693 requires all green card applicants to receive a full series vaccine for COVID-19. The new form is dated 9/13/2021 and as of October 1, 2021, USCIS will only accept the 9/13/2021 […]
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  • USCIS Temporarily Extending Validity Period of Form I-693

    On August 12, 2021, USCIS announced that it is temporarily extending the validity period of Form I-693, Report of Medical Examinations and Vaccination Record, to four years. The form was previously valid for only two years.  Under the newly released guidance, USCIS may consider a completed Form I-693 valid if:  The civil surgeon’s signature is dated no […]
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