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What are the benefits of a U Visa?

What are the benefits of a U Visa? A U Visa is a temporary visa available for immigrant victims of serious crimes in the U.S. who have suffered significant physical harm or significant emotional or psychological harm as a result of the criminal activity. The victim...

U-Visa Eligibility

Every year, thousands of foreign individuals living in the United States suffer substantial mental and physical abuse at the hands of a U.S. perpetrator, oftentimes the victim’s own spouse or family member. At the turn of the 21st century, Congress, recognizing the...

Who is Eligible to Apply for a U-Visa?

U-visas were created as part of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. They allow foreign victims of crimes in the United States to remain in the country while assisting law enforcement officials to apprehend and prosecute criminals....

What is the U-Visa?

The U-Visa program is for victims of certain crimes who wish to work and live in the United States. It is a nonimmigrant visa that is specifically intended for victims and their families. Once approved, the applicant will automatically have work eligibility in the...