Our firm also handles all types of special immigration benefits, including but not limited to some of the more popular of benefits such as U Nonimmigrant Status and Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
Nonimmigrant Visa for Victims of Criminal Activity.
Individuals and their families who have been victims to many types of crimes in the U.S., such as rape, murder, manslaughter, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and many others, may be eligible for U nonimmigrant status.
U nonimmigrant status provides protection to victims of crimes who have suffered substantial mental or physical abuse due to the crime and are willing to help law enforcement authorities in the investigation or prosecution of the criminal activity.
You may be eligible for a U nonimmigrant visa if:
Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
The Department of Homeland Security may designate a foreign country for TPS due to conditions in the country that temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely, or in certain circumstances, where the country is unable to handle the return of its nationals adequately. TPS may be granted to eligible nationals of certain countries, who are already in the United States. The conditions that typically lead to a designation for TPS include environmental disasters such as earthquakes or hurricanes, civil wars, or other extraordinary conditions. Although a grant of TPS does not lead to permanent resident status, people granted TPS are not removable from the United States, cannot be detained by DHS, may receive employment authorization and travel authorization.
To be eligible for TPS a person must meet all of the following requirements: