Plymouth, MN asked in Immigration Law for Minnesota

Q: Hello. Does threats of violence - reckless disregard risk qualify for U- Visa?

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Monica E Rottermann
Monica E Rottermann
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Santa Ana, CA

A: It might, you will want to obtain a copy of the police report for an immigration attorney to review to determine which sections of law the police indicate that they investigated and as long as the crime investigated is on the list of qualifying crimes or substantially similar to a qualifying crime, it could potentially qualify for a U-visa.

Here is a list of the qualifying criminal activities:

• Abduction

• Abusive Sexual Contact

• Blackmail

• Domestic Violence

• Extortion

• False Imprisonment

• Female Genital Mutilation

• Felonious Assault

• Fraud in Foreign Labor Contracting

• Hostage

• Incest

• Involuntary Servitude

• Kidnapping

• Manslaughter

• Murder

• Obstruction of Justice

• Peonage

• Perjury

• Prostitution

• Rape

• Sexual Assault

• Sexual Exploitation

• Slave Trade

• Stalking

• Torture

• Trafficking

• Witness Tampering

• Unlawful Criminal Restraint

• Other Related Crimes*†

*Includes any similar activity where the elements of the crime are substantially similar.

†Also includes attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit any of the above and other related crimes.

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