4th Edition now available - expanded content and samples!
The U Visa: Obtaining Status for Immigrant Victims of Crime will guide you through the entire process of handling an immigration case for a U visa applicant—from eligibility screening for U nonimmigrant status through adjustment of status to assisting eligible family members and helping U nonimmigrants travel. In addition to providing a thorough explanation of the requirements and application processes, this manual includes numerous practice pointers and sample materials to help you in handling your client’s case. These include sample checklists, cover letters, declarations, receipt notices and other correspondence you can expect to receive from USCIS, motions to submit to the immigration court, and more.
This fourth edition of The U Visa: Obtaining Status for Immigrant Victims of Crime manual has been completely updated and the new features include:
- Detailed updates on the new U conditional approval and deferred action policies and procedures
- Updates and flowcharts for assisting U nonimmigrant clients with travel issues and consular processing
- New information on identifying and helping workplace victims of crime and working with the Department of Labor, EEOC or California DFEH for certification
- Updated information and developments related to U adjustment of status applications
- The latest information on addressing removal issues including prosecutorial discretion, issues that can appealed or waived and using U nonimmigrant status as a relief from removal or a means to terminate proceedings
- Many more sample materials including applications and declarations for adjustment applications, consular processing, and outreach and explanatory materials for clients.
For more details on specific chapters, go to the Sample Content tab and click Chapter Descriptions.