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The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: u visa

The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers Unions and other worker advocates often witness, first-hand, employer exploitation and abuse of immigrants in the workplace. Abusive practices may violate collective bargaining agreements, wage and hour laws, equal employment protections, or the right of workers to engage in protected concerted activity. Sometimes, however, employer… Read More »

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What are the Most Common Reasons for U-Visa Denials?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: Denial Notice from USCIS, u visa

What are the Most Common Reasons for U-Visa Denials? Most Common Reasons for U-Visa Denials According to the latest USCIS study several reasons were found why a petition was denied, however, only a few occurred with such frequency that USCIS could develop an estimate of the occurrence relative to the population of denied petitions…. Read More »

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The Difference Between T Visa and U Visa

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: T Nonimmigrant Status, u visa

Victims of Human Trafficking: The Difference Between T Visa and U Visa Congress created both the “T” visa and the “U” visa to encourage victims of serious crimes to work with law enforcement officers without fear of facing deportation. Both visas are intended to root out and prevent human trafficking, although they cover other… Read More »

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By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: u visa

U-Visas Lawyer in NYC Special Immigration Programs for Victims of Crime or Abuse The United States has long been committed to promoting basic human rights, even beyond its own borders. Our immigration policy is no exception. In addition to robust asylum and refugee programs, the United States also offers numerous other immigration benefits designed… Read More »

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What is a U-Visa?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: General, u visa

Congress created the U nonimmigrant visa category through the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. The purpose of the act was to strengthen the ability of law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute cases of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other crimes, while also protecting the victims of such… Read More »

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