Randleman, NC asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina

Q: I came as a tourist and i got robbed, they robbed my wallet, cellphone an passport, am i eligible for visa U?

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Holly A Wilcox
Holly A Wilcox
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: To be eligible for a U-Visa, you must have been the victim of certain types of crimes. These crimes are usually felonies. You also must have been cooperative with the police in investigating and prosecuting the crime. If the facts of your robbery meet these criteria, you may be eligible for a U-Visa. You can find out more information at this website: https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/victims-human-trafficking-other-crimes/victims-criminal-activity-u-nonimmigrant-status/victims-criminal-activity-u-nonimmigrant-status, or schedule a consultation with an immigration attorney.

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