Nursing Relief Act of 1989
- A law that allows certain non-immigrant nurses with H-1 status, who have been employed for at least three years by September 1, 1989, and whose work meets specific labor certification requirements, to adjust to permanent resident status
- Under the Nursing Relief Act of 1989, many nurses have successfully transitioned from H-1 nonimmigrant status to permanent residency.
- The Nursing Relief Act of 1989 played a role in addressing nurse shortages.
- Her permanent resident status was made possible by the Nursing Relief Act of 1989.