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Q: What are the procedures to request U Nonimmigrant Status?

A: Foreign national victims of crimes must file a Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status. This form requests information regarding the applicant’s eligibility for such status, as well as admissibility to the United States is a factor. The Vermont Service Center is designated as the centralized location for all U nonimmigrant petitions. To learn […]

Q: What are the procedures to request U Nonimmigrant Status?

A: Foreign national victims of crimes must file a Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status. This form requests information regarding the applicant’s eligibility for such status, as well as admissibility to the United States is a factor. The Vermont Service Center is designated as the centralized location for all U nonimmigrant petitions. To learn […]

Q: What qualifies as “Criminal Activity” When Filing For U Visa?

A: Qualifying criminal activity is defined as being an activity involving one or more activities that violate U.S. criminal law, including: Abduction Abusive sexual contact Blackmail Domestic violence Extortion False imprisonment Genital female mutilation Felonious assault Hostage Incest Involuntary servitude Kidnapping Manslaughter Murder Obstruction of justice Peonage Perjury Prostitution Rape Sexual assault Sexual exploitation Slave […]