Important updates to U Non-Immigrant status (U-visa)

USCIS Issues Policy Providing Further Protections for Victims of Crime U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated its Policy Manual to reflect the implementation of a new process known as “Bona Fide Determination.” The purpose of this process is to issue employment authorization to survivors of crimes, who apply for U Non-Immigrant Status (known as [...]

By |2021-09-08T22:44:09+00:00June 18th, 2021|Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee, U Visas | Visas U|Comments Off on Important updates to U Non-Immigrant status (U-visa)

DHS Withdrawals NTA Policy: Affect on U and T Visa Applicants and VAWA Self-Petitioners

On January 20, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) withdrew a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; (USCIS) Policy Memorandum which required USCIS to issue a Notice to Appear (NTA) in immigration court when they denied U Visa and T Visa petitions, VAWA-self petitions, and related green card applications in certain situations. The prior [...]

By |2021-09-08T22:48:17+00:00February 16th, 2021|Human Trafficking | Trata Humana, Immigration, Immigration News | Noticias sobre Inmigración, Inmigracion, Lopez Immigration Law, Milwaukee, U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on DHS Withdrawals NTA Policy: Affect on U and T Visa Applicants and VAWA Self-Petitioners

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law is proud to represent survivors of domestic violence in U Visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions. We are grateful to work closely with local organizations which also support survivors. Because we understand the unique challenges survivors face, raising awareness about domestic violence is [...]

By |2021-09-08T22:46:02+00:00October 7th, 2020|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

[:en]April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month[:es]Abril es el Mes de Concientización contra el Asalto Sexual[:]

[:en]April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). SAAM exists to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Lopez Immigration Law is proud to represent survivors of sexual assault in U Visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions. We are grateful to work closely with local organizations which [...]

By |2020-04-12T03:16:21+00:00April 12th, 2020|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month[:es]Abril es el Mes de Concientización contra el Asalto Sexual[:]

[:en]Immigration Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence[:es]Alivio Migratorio para Sobrevivientes de Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]Because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Lopez Immigration Law frequently works with survivors of domestic violence, we would like to take this opportunity to provide information about immigration options for survivors of domestic violence. What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is any behavior or pattern of behavior by one person in an attempt [...]

By |2019-10-15T21:30:26+00:00September 28th, 2019|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]Immigration Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence[:es]Alivio Migratorio para Sobrevivientes de Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month[:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law is proud to represent survivors of domestic violence in U Visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions. We are grateful to work closely with local organizations which also support survivors. Because we understand the unique challenges survivors face, raising awareness about domestic violence is [...]

By |2019-09-26T00:04:22+00:00September 28th, 2019|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month[:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month [:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law regularly represents survivors of domestic violence and we understand the unique challenges survivors face, which is why raising awareness about domestic violence is important for us. This October, here are some ways you can get involved: Wear purple: Purple is the color of Domestic Violence [...]

By |2018-10-11T18:40:25+00:00October 11th, 2018|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month [:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]Highlights of Memorandum Rescinding DACA:[:es]Resumen del Memorándum sobre la Rescisión de DACA:[:]

[:en]This morning, Attorney General Sessions announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program will end in early 2018. Below are some highlights of the memorandum published today: INITIAL APPLICATIONS - Initial DACA applications accepted by today’s date (9/5/2017) will be adjudicated. - Initial applications received after today’s date will be rejected. APPLICATIONS FOR RENEWAL [...]

By |2020-01-14T00:23:19+00:00September 5th, 2017|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]Highlights of Memorandum Rescinding DACA:[:es]Resumen del Memorándum sobre la Rescisión de DACA:[:]

[:en]Am I eligible for a U Visa?[:es]¿Califico para una Visa U?[:]

[:en]What is a U Visa? A U Visa, or U non-immigrant status, is an immigration benefit available to individuals who have been victims of certain crimes. In order to qualify for a U Visa, an applicant must show he or she: Was the victim of a “qualifying criminal activity,” which happened in the United States [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:40:02+00:00December 23rd, 2016|U Visas | Visas U|Comments Off on [:en]Am I eligible for a U Visa?[:es]¿Califico para una Visa U?[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month[:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]

[:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or DVAM. Because we often represent clients who have been the victims of domestic violence, raising awareness about it is important for us. Here are some ways we are recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Using social media: We are using our Facebook page and our Instagram account to share information about [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:40:13+00:00September 27th, 2016|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on [:en]October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month[:es]Octubre es el Mes de la Concientización sobre Violencia Domestica[:]
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