Category Archives: U nonimmigrant status

Recent Cases United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit (October 2017-December 2017)

Baez-Sanchez v. Sessions, No. 16-3784 (October 6, 2017) Petition for Review, Order of Bd. of Immigration Appeals Petition granted Bd. erred in finding that IJ lacked authority to grant alien’s request to waive alien’s inadmissibility (and thus to temporarily halt … Continue reading

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CA7 holds IJ has jurisdiction to grant a waiver of inadmissibility to a U Visa applicant under 8 U.S.C.S. § 1182(d)(3)(A)

The IJ erred in declining to grant the alien’s request for a waiver of inadmissibility because the IJ had jurisdiction to grant a waiver of inadmissibility to a U Visa applicant under 8 U.S.C.S. § 1182(d)(3)(A). This petition for review … Continue reading

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Visas for Battered Spouse, Children & Parents

Battered Spouse, Children & Parents National Domestic Violence Hotline Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes  ( PDF) Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes – Spanish (239KB PDF) Immigration Options for Victims of Crime – Chinese Version (466KB PDF) Immigration Options for Victims … Continue reading

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U nonimmigrant status, U visa interim rule, Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (VTVPA)

September 5, 2007 – USCIS published an interim rule that grants temporary immigration benefits to certain victims of crimes who assist government officials in investigating or prosecuting the criminal activity. U visa regulation.pdf (effective October 17, 2007) The interim final … Continue reading

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