San Jose U Visas Lawyer
Protection for Victims of Crime in California
The U visa is for individuals who have suffered a great amount of physical
or mental abuse because of being a victim of one or more of the following
crimes: rape, torture, trafficking, incest, domestic violence, sexual
assault, abusive sexual contact, prostitution, sexual exploitation, female
genital mutilation, being held hostage, peonage, involuntary servitude,
slave trade, kidnapping, abduction, unlawful criminal restraint, false
imprisonment, blackmail, extortion, manslaughter, murder, felonious assault,
witness tampering, obstruction of justice, perjury, or attempt, conspiracy
or solicitation to commit any of these crimes. You should trust your application
process to an experienced San Jose immigration lawyer at Verma Law Firm.
To apply for a green card as a U nonimmigrant, you must meet the following
- You have been physically present in the United States for a continuous
period of at least 3 years since the first date of admission as a U nonimmigrant
and continue to hold that status at the time of application for adjustment
- You have not unreasonably refused to provide assistance in the criminal
investigation or prosecution.
- You are not inadmissible under section 212(a)(3)(E) of the Immigration
- You establish your presence in the United States is justified on humanitarian
grounds, to ensure family unity or is in the public interest.
Our legal team can advise you in regard to whether you are eligible for
a U visa. We can prepare and file your U visa application with the USCIS.
Reach out to us today at (408) 560-4622 for a
consultation with a San Jose immigration lawyer.