U Visas (Victims of Crime)

In order to apply for the U Visa, you must meet certain requirements must be met, including the following:

1) You must prove to USCIS that you are the victim of one of the following crimes:

  • Abduction
  • Incest
  • Rape
  • Abusive Sexual Contact
  • Involuntary Servitude
  • Sexual Assault
  • Blackmail
  • Kidnapping
  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Manslaughter
  • Slave Trade
  • Extortion
  • Murder
  • Torture
  • False Imprisonment
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Trafficking
  • Felonious Assault
  • Peonage
  • Unlawful Criminal Restraint
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Perjury
  • Witness Tampering
  • Hostage Prostitution
  • Attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit any of the above crimes

2) You have suffered substantial physical or mental abuse as a result of having been a victim of one of the above crimes;

3) You have useful information concerning the crime which occurred;

4) You have helped, or are likely to help, in the investigation or prosecution of the crime; and

5) The crime violated the laws of the United States or occurred in the United States.

If you think you meet the above criteria and would like the opportunity to file for permanent residence, please contact us immediately to set up a consultation to discuss your case with Ms. Alonso.

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