“Nursing Relief Act of 1989”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

Pub. L. 101-238 (Act of 12/18/89) allows certain nonimmigrants to adjust to permanent resident status if:

  • They had H-1 nonimmigrant status as registered nurses as of Sept. 1, 1989;
  • They had been employed in that capacity for at least 3 years; and
  • Their continued nursing employment meets certain labor certification requirements.
Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services