What is the U visa?
U nonimmigrant status (“U visa”) is a type of lawful status created by Congress to strengthen the ability of law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking of foreign nationals, and other crimes, while also protecting victims of crimes.
Who is eligible to apply for a U visa?
You may be eligible to apply for a U Visa if you can demonstrate that you:
Since other factors such as your immigration or criminal history may affect your eligibility for a U visa, it is important you consult a licensed, experienced immigration attorney.
What are the benefits of a U Visa?
If you are granted a U visa:
To determine if you may be eligible for a U visa, call us at (505) 506-0236 to schedule a consultation.