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Immigration Glossary - Terms and Acronyms - "M"

Medical Waiver

A medical waiver permits an immigration applicant to be allowed into, or remain in the United States despite having a health condition identified as grounds of inadmissibility. Terms and conditions can be applied to a medical waiver on a case by case basis.

Medical and Legal Parolee

See "Parolee"

Migrant

A person who leaves his/her country of origin to seek residence in another country.