At Elevated Family Law, our Family Immigration Attorney, Michelle Lee Hornsby, is dedicated to advocating for victims of crime and victims of spousal abuse.
The U-visa is a temporary visa for undocumented victims of crime who have assisted with the investigation and prosecution of certain qualifying crimes. The U-visa includes employment authorization and allows for U-visa holders to apply for permanent residence in the United States.
– Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) allows individuals who have suffered physical abuse or extreme cruelty at the hands of a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident family member to file a their own immigration petition, independently of their abuser family member. Individuals with an approved self- petition are eligible for employment authorization and certain individuals may be eligible to apply for permanent residence in the United States.
At Elevated Family Law, our Family Immigration Attorney, Michelle Lee Hornsby, has extensive experience working closely with families who have been victims of crimes or victims of abuse by a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident Family Member. Call us right away to schedule a free consultation and determine whether you may be eligible to apply for one of these special programs. (970) 797-4757.