Policy Memorandum: Implementation of New Exemption Under INA Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) for the Provision of Material Support in the Form of Medical Care [open pdf - 2MB]
"On October 13, 2011, following consultation with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security (the Secretary), exercised her discretionary authority not to apply the material support inadmissibility ground to certain aliens who provided medical care to persons associated with terrorist activities or organizations. […] This Policy Memorandum (PM) guides U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adjudicators on implementation of the Secretary's exemption. […] INA [ Immigration and Nationality Act ] section 212(a)(3)(B) renders inadmissible an alien who provides material support, including the provision of medical care, to a terrorist organization or to an individual the alien knows, or reasonably should know, has committed or plans to commit a terrorist activity."
Policy Memorandum: PM-602-0052
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/