USCIS to Hold Certain Cases Pending Changes to Vaccination Requirements

by Rachel on May 21, 2010

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have been used as a temporary immigration applications of some of November 13, 2009. Because the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria for new immigration vaccination in the United States announced on 13 November 2009. These criteria immunization occurs December 14, 2009 to come. If the applicant is in the U.S., then the vaccination is administered by a civilian doctor. In case of applicants from outside the United States, then vaccination should be performed by a physician panel. The new rules of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention list of vaccines that target applicants to immigrate to the United States must be taken. Under immigration law of the United States, vaccines are for the following diseases is currently under United States immigration requirements: mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rotavirus, meningococcal, pneumococcal, varicella, seasonal influenza, human papilloma virus (HPV), Haemophilus influenzae type B, and shingles. Candidates have their vaccination card when they come for medical examination. This is very important for children of preschool and school for the vaccination if they are coming in the medical test. After the new criteria will be vaccines for shingles and human papillomavirus (HPV) are no longer needed for immigration purposes. Until the current vaccination requirements of the new, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) decided to hold a temporary basis, certain applications, adjust their status of lawful permanent residency. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin hearing the pending applications as of December 14, 2009 with the new criteria for vaccination, which excludes these two vaccines above. These new criteria will allow applicants whose applications were rejected for failure to submit proof of admission or vaccine against shingles human papillomavirus (HPV).

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