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  • U VISA QUESTIONS

    U VISA QUESTIONS

    Questions & Answers: U Nonimmigrant Status What forms do I need? Principal Applicants: ► Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status ► Form I-918, Supplement B, U Nonimmigrant Status Certification ► Form I-192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as a Nonimmigrant (if your client is inadmissible under any ground found at INA § 212(a))…

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  • Crime Victim Visa (U Visa)

    A CRIME VICTIM CAN POTENTIALLY GET A VISA, AND EVENTUALLY LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENCY, BASED ON THEIR COOPERATION WITH THE POLICE OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE. To make sure that immigration laws do not discourage immigrants in the U.S. without lawful immigration status from cooperating with law enforcement or reporting crime, Congress created the U nonimmigrant visa with the…

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  • How To: Apply For U Visa

    How To: Apply For U Visa

    Applying for U Nonimmigrant Status (U Visa) What USCIS Forms do you need to file? What evidence should be sent with the U Visa application? What other documents are required for a U visa? The answers to all those questions and more are below in this brief guide to filing for U nonimmigrant status. FORMS…

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  • FAQ: U Visa Bona Fide Determination Process

    Questions About the Bona Fide Determination Process for Form I-918 U Nonimmigrant Petitions from USCIS Q1. What is the bona fide determination process? A1. By statute, USCIS has discretion to provide employment authorization to noncitizens with pending, bona fide U nonimmigrant status petitions. In June 2021, we implemented the bona fide determination process with the goal of conducting…

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  • CAN I TRAVEL ONCE MY U VISA IS APPROVED? 

    CAN I TRAVEL ONCE MY U VISA IS APPROVED?  Once you receive the I-918 approval notice indicating you are in U nonimmigrant status, can you can travel outside of the United States? Technically, individuals in U nonimmigrant status are eligible to apply for a U visa abroad at a U.S. consulate and may be able to…

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