Does Class B, Latent TB infection effects my I-485 Application?

Asked 8 months ago - Dallas, TX

i had TB test and got positive and got X ray and got Class B Latent TB infection.

Attorney answers (2)

  1. Janna I Jamil

    Contributor Level 9
    Best Answer
    chosen by asker

    Answered . The following information is quoted directly from a USCIS Adjudicator's Field Manual:

    "Tuberculosis, active. Only a Class A tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis renders an applicant inadmissible to the U.S. Under current CDC guidelines, Class A TB means tuberculosis that is clinically active and communicable."


    For more information:

    The answer above is provided for informational use only. One should not act or refrain to act solely based on the... more
  2. Christian Armando Mendoza Calix

    Contributor Level 8

    Answered . This is a very delicate situation, and of course, you need to contact an immigration attorney that can help you with any and all issues that may come up. Most attorneys offer free consultations, whether they be via phone or Skype—and that’s something you would definitely benefit from. Review the Medical Grounds of Inadmissibility, and also, there is a waiver for such grounds.

    ADVERTISING MATERIAL The content provided by this attorney is offered only as a public service to the web... more

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.


Ask now

28,288 answers this week

2,919 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

28,288 answers this week

2,919 attorneys answering