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Updated: January 30, 2018
U Visa for Crime Victims
This page includes information about obtaining lawful status if you are the victim of certain crimes (including domestic abuse) and can obtain a certification that you are, have been or will be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of the crime. On our Videos page, you can see a vlog series (videos) in Spanish, with English subtitles, that provides basic information on these visas.
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