Tag Archives: Inadmissibility

Civil surgeon Examination in Adjustment of Status Applications

When applying for adjustment of status, all foreign nationals must undergo a medical examination with an approved civil surgeon to determine that he or she is not inadmissible to the United States on public health grounds. For details on what constitutes inadmissibility on health-related grounds, click here. Inadmissibility grounds can include: substance abuse, communicable diseases […]

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Green Card Inadmissibility Based On Membership in a Communist Party

When seeking U.S. permanent residency, the USCIS or Department of State will ask (among other things) whether the applicant has ever been a member of a Communist Party or any other totalitarian party. While many applicants will answer “no,” citizens of certain countries may have to disclose some type of affiliation with a Communist Party […]

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Criminally inadmissible U.S. citizens with DUI convictions who want to enter Canada

U.S. citizens who have been convicted of a DUI in the United States may be surprised to learn that they may be inadmissible to enter Canada – even for a short vacation. While DUI’s are classified as misdemeanors in some states, Canada generally does not admit U.S. citizens who have a DUI conviction. So what […]

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