What is Immigration Status?

“Immigration status refers to the way in which a person is present in the United States.  Everyone has an immigration status.”

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U Visa for Crime Victims: Video Series

6 videos in Español with English subtitles… View the first video in the series below and continue on Youtube.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

“The U nonimmigrant status (U visa) is set aside for victims of certain crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity…”

Read more from USCIS: Victims of Criminal Activity: U Nonimmigrant Status