Are you a nonimmigrant victim of a crime? Need help requesting a U Visa and filling out USCIS form I-918? Let Los Angeles Legal Advocates help you today.
A U Visa is a nonimmigrant status visa for victims of certain criminal activity — such as trafficking, sexual assault, or domestic abuse — that occurred within the United States. If you entered the country as a victim of such a crime, suffered physical or emotional abuse because of it, and were helpful to law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crime, you may qualify for a U Visa, or a humanitarian visa as it is sometimes called.
The USCIS website lays out crimes that qualify when applying for a U Visa. You are likely eligible for a humanitarian visa if:
It can take years to receive a U Visa from the date that the application is submitted. In some cases, such as an error in the application or a need for supplemental documents, it can take longer. Your attorneys at Los Angeles Legal Advocates can help with an expertly filed U Visa application, as well as status updates.
The immigration attorneys at LA Legal Advocates have assisted clients with hundreds of U Visa applications. Contact us now for a consultation and get started right away.
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