Visas for Victims of Abuse

There are three major visas for victims of abuse. The U-Visa is for victims of crimes that have been or are currently being prosecuted. The Violence Against Women Visa is for victims (male or female) of domestic abusers who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. The Special Immigrant Juvenile Visa is for children under the age of 21 who have been abandoned, abused or neglected by one or both of their parents.

These visas have many complicated requirements, exceptions and rules as to who can qualify as a derivative. This guide is a general description of the requirements and the process for obtaining these visas.

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    There are three major visas for victims of abuse. The U-Visa is for victims of crimes that have been or are currently being prosecuted. The Violence Against Women Visa is for victims (male or female) of domestic abusers who are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. The Special Immigrant Juvenile Visa is for children under the age of 21 who have been abandoned, abused or neglected by one or both of their parents.

    These visas have many complicated requirements, exceptions and rules as to who can qualify as a derivative. This guide is a general description of the requirements and the process for obtaining these visas.

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    Visas for Victims of AbuseDownload

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