Is being an autistic a hindrance for you to get a US visa via a family-based petition?

Can he receive a US visa? Is there going be a problem for the consul to decide to give him a visa? He has no health risks or criminal record.

Asked on March 6, 2012 under Immigration Law, New York

Answers:

SB, Member, California / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No, it should not be an issue for him to receive a family-based visa.  As all immigrant visa applicants, he will need to undergo a medical examination with an authorized physician (authorized by the Consulate if abroad or by USCIS if within the US).


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