Vaccination requirements for immigrants

Under the US immigration laws, a foreign national who applies for an immigrant visa abroad, or who seeks to adjust status as a permanent resident while in the United States, is required to receive vaccinations to prevent the following diseases: Mumps Measles Rubella Polio Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Pertussis Influenza … Continue reading

New 2-year EADs for LPR applicants

Effective June 30th, 2008 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will issue Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) valid for two years to individuals who have filed Form I-485, Application for Adjust Status to become a lawful permanent resident (LPR) but are on the waiting line as immigrant visa numbers are not … Continue reading