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What does USCIS look at to determine the position requires a master's degree? what evidence do they require? My position is nurse.

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They look to the Occupational Outlook Handbook and other publications by the US Department of Labor. Since nurses require only a 2 year degree, they do not even require a college degree let alone a masters.

The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.


I agree ... they start with the OOH

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I agree with my colleagues

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