Category Archives: U-Visa

HRI Client Among First to be Granted U-Visa for New Fiscal Year

One of our clients is among the first to be granted a U-Visa for the new fiscal year for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, which started October 1st. In August, the USCIS announced they had reached the annual limit of … Continue reading

Posted in U-Visa, USCIS

U-Visas: Reaching the Cap

  The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced this week that they have reaching the fiscal year limit for U-Visas. There is an annual limit of 10,000 visas available for primary applicants per year. This is the third year … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, U-Visa

A Quick Word on T Visas and U Visas

Immigrants in the United States often find themselves or their family members victims of serious crimes.  T Visas are for immigrant survivors of labor or sex trafficking and U Visas are for immigrants who are victims of violent crimes.  Despite … Continue reading

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HRI Success Story: U-Visa Victory

HRI pro bono attorneys Arrissa Meyer and Nicole Somerville, with one of our premier pro bono firms, Haynes and Boone, just won a significant U Visa case. To obtain a U Visa, our client must prove that he or she: … Continue reading

Posted in Success Story, U-Visa