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)) … Read moreU VISA QUESTIONS

Petty Offense Exception

The “petty offense exception” applied to a person with only one conviction for a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT). Since so many offenses can be classified as crimes involving moral turpitude, many noncitizens risk being excluded even for minor convictions. Coming within the Petty Offense Exception is one way to avoid this exclusion. This exception … Read morePetty Offense Exception

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 … Read moreFAQ: U Visa Bona Fide Determination Process