What is your story?
Every story is different, but finding out about your options is the first step to getting the right help.
Ming came to the U.S. as a visitor, and stayed to live with her sister's family. She helps take care of the kids. Last year she quit a restaurant job. The restaurant owner sexually assaulted her and threatened to call immigration enforcement if she told anyone. Ming's sister helped her report the crime to the police.
Ming may qualify for a U visa.
Ming may qualify for a U visa because she was the victim of a serious crime, and she can help the police. If she qualifies for a U visa, she can stay in the U.S. and apply for a green card.
Eligibility for a U visa:
You may qualify for a U visa if:
- You were the victim of a crime on the list of qualified crimes;
- You were hurt physically and/or mentally because of that crime; and,
- You helped --or will help-- law enforcement.