U Nonimmigrant Status Help from a Wakefield Immigration Lawyer
Learn How a U Visa Can Protect You & Your Family
At DiSisto Law, P.C., our Wakefield immigration attorney has many years
of experience assisting families who are seeking help after being convicted
of a serious crime. If you are currently cooperating with law enforcement
in the investigation and prosecution of the particular case, then a U
Visa may be exactly what you need.
The first step is figuring out whether your crime falls under the list
of qualifying criminal activities. This list
includes the following:
- Sexual assault
- Domestic violence
If your situation fall under any of the above, then you need to complete
various forms, including Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status
and Form I-918B, as well as include other relevant documentation.
If you are not completely sure how to collect this information, talk to
our Wakefield immigration attorney for help. We strive to make the process
as smooth as possible. Call 781.819.0700 to schedule a
free 15-minute consultation.
Eligibility Requirements for Obtaining a U Visa
DiSisto Law, P.C. can help you complete aspects that will make the process
faster and less complicated. For example, a Form I-918, Supplemental B
is a form that testifies to the fact that you have been helpful in an
investigation. You must be petitioning USCIS for a U Visa and the form
must be completed by an appropriate law enforcement agency.
There are various eligibility requirements, such as if you are:
- The victim of a qualifying criminal activity
- Suffering significant physical or mental abuse due to the criminal activity
- In possession of information regarding the criminal activity
- Successfully assisting law enforcement in the investigation and prosecution
of the crime
- Involved in a crime that occurred in the United States or violated U.S. laws
- Admissible to the United States
If you are not admissible to the U.S. then you can apply for a waiver on
Form I-192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as a Nonimmigrant.
Seek the Benefits of a U Visa Today
There are many benefits to obtaining a U Visa, such as nonimmigrant status
to live and work in the U.S. for four years. Discover the change our work
can bring to your life!
Contact our Wakefield immigration lawyer today to learn more about how we can help.