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Welcome to a well-informed way to prepare your U Visa papers for filing with USCIS
LegalAtoms breaks down the U visa case documents preparation into a simple guided experience through a series of questions. At every step, you'll see precise info from lawyers. Once you've completed the process, you can e-file your documents with the US Government (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) all while saving thousands in fees.
US Government gives U visas to victims of criminal abuse who assist the US authorities in bringing those criminals to justice. Read below for more details.
The U visa is a type of US visa for victims of abuse who can help the US government in arresting criminals.
Who can apply
You're a victim of abuse and have helpful information about a crime (kidnapping, prostitution, rape, domestic violence, etc.). And, you have info for law enforcement.
The duration varies widely, but for many people it has take about 5 years.
Free. There are neither USCIS filing fees nor any LegalAtoms fees.
How it works
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You can immediately start by clicking the button above. You can view your eligibility for U Visa, and the filing process from now until the completion.
2. Create USCIS Forms Free
Answers questionnaires in plan language which then generates the official court forms. You will see help text and videos next to the questions provided by court officials, and lawyers
3. Consult Lawyers, Professionals Free & Optional
You can immediately start by clicking the button above. You can view your eligibility for U Visa, and the filing process from now to the case completion.
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Questions and Answers
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 10:47 pm The documents below must demonstrate that you suffered direct harm as a result of the crime committed against you. Trial transcriptsCourt documentsPolice reportsNews articlesWritten sworn statements; andOrders of protection
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 10:54 pm The documents below must demonstrate that you have knowledge of details concerning the criminal activity and that would assist in the investigation or legal action of that criminal activity. Trial transcripts Court documents Police reports News articles Copies of reimbursement forms for travel to and from…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 11:24 pm Because U Visa falls into what is called the humanitarian category, U Visa is granted on a discretionary basis, which means that it up to the immigration official to decide if you meet the requirements. And, the USCIS is the immigration official who has the…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 11:07 pm Probably not. When the U.S. law makers made U Visa law, they thought two purposes. One, U Visa is designed to protect and assist non-citizens who are victims of certain types of crimes and in need of aid from emergency circumstances. Two, U Visa is to…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 10:48 pm Yes, you can apply for a green card which will grant you permanent residence in the U.S. if you have been previously granted a U Visa. When applying for a green card, you should have continued to hold the U Visa status for at least 3…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 10:42 pm While leaving the U.S. raises no issue, returning might be very complicated and in some situations restricted for a long period of time. Technically, after your U Visa is approved you can request an additional document called an Advanced Parole by filing Form I-131. The purpose…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 11:30 pm When you file for a U Visa, you have simply applied to get the visa. It does not necessarily mean that you will get the Visa. Therefore, you cannot legally work in the U.S. immediately after filing for U visa application. But you and your dependents…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 11:15 pm Immigration U Visa is a type of visa that the immigration department of the U.S. (USCIS) awards to a certain number of individuals who are victims of certain types of crimes. These visas are designed to allow non-U.S. citizens to legally reside in the U.S. for…
Recently updated on December 5th, 2023 at 11:23 pm If you are considering applying for a U nonimmigrant Visa known as a U-Visa, one of the requirements is that you are a victim of a crime that occurred in the United States. The immigration law for a U-Visa outlines particular types of crimes that may…
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