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Humanitarian Visas

Humanitarian visas in the USA cater to individuals needing protection or urgent aid due to various circumstances, including victims of crime. These visas aim to offer temporary refuge or permanent residency to people facing imminent danger or severe hardship.

U-Visas

A U-Visa is available to individuals who are victims of certain crimes and who are willing to ...

T-Visas

A T-Visa is available to individuals who are victims of severe forms of human trafficking...

VAWA

Violence Against Women Actallows battered spouses, children, or parents of U.S. citizens or green card ...

TPS

Temporary Protected Statusis available to nationals of certain countries facing temporary conditions...

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U-Visas

A U-Visa is available to individuals who are victims of certain crimes and who are willing to cooperate in the investigation and/or prosecution of the suspect(s). This visa provides legal status in the United States for the victim and sometimes their family members. The process of obtaining a U-Visa can be lengthy and challenging, but as a U-Visa lawyer, I am dedicated to representing and assisting my clients every step of the way.

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T-Visas

A T-Visa is available to individuals who are victims of severe forms of human trafficking. This visa allows victims to remain in the United States to assist in the investigation and prosecution of human trafficking cases. Additionally, it provides the opportunity for victims and their immediate family members to obtain legal status and access certain benefits and services to aid their recovery.

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VAWA (Violence Against Women Act)

VAWA allows battered spouses, children, or parents of U.S. citizens or green card holders to apply for legal permanent residence without the abuser's knowledge. This provision applies to victims regardless of gender. As a compassionate VAWA lawyer, I understand the difficulties of going through such a challenging time and am committed to representing my clients with care and sensitivity.

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TPS (Temporary Protected Status)

TPS is available to nationals of certain countries facing temporary conditions such as civil war or natural disasters. Those in the U.S. during the designated period may be granted TPS, which protects them from deportation and allows them to apply for work and travel permits. I assist my clients in applying for and renewing their TPS status to ensure their continued protection.

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How I Can Help

For any of these humanitarian visa options, please contact me for a consultation. I am here to help you navigate these processes and achieve the best possible outcome for your situation.

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