Immigration law provides relief to undocumented persons for surviving abuse, persecution, abandonment or other forms of violence. The attorneys of Flecha Law have worked with survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, as well as survivors of torture and persecution in pursuit of lawful permanent residency, nonimmigrant status, and other forms of an immigration status.
Flecha Law has handled Asylum claims from all over the world – Venezuela, Georgia, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Cameroon, Togo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Honduras are a few examples of from where our clients seek protection.
U Visa for Victims of Certain Crimes
The U Visa is an application for a valid immigration status available to crime victims who have helped law enforcement investigate or prosecute a crime committed in the United States and who have suffered physical or mental abuse as a result of the crime. Not all crimes qualify for the U Visa – examples of crimes that U Visa clients of Flecha Law have suffered include domestic violence, felonious assault, extortion, rape, sexual assault, and murder.
Self-Petitions under the Violence Against Women Act
If you are married to a United States Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident and suffer extreme mental cruelty or battery, you may be eligible to apply for lawful permanent residency without the assistance of your spouse. The attorneys of Flecha Law can help you determine if you qualify for relief under the Violence Against Women Act.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status is a route to qualifying for lawful permanent residency for children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by one or both of their biological parents.
T Visa for Victims of Human Trafficking
T Visa for Victims of Human Trafficking: The T Visa is an application for T nonimmigrant status, which is a temporary immigration status valid for up to 4 years, and may lead to the opportunity for lawful permanent residency. T nonimmigrant status is designated for victims of a severe form of human trafficking who comply with any reasonable requests by law enforcement to assist in the investigation or prosecution of human trafficking, are in the United States on account of human trafficking, and will suffer extreme hardship involving unusual or severe harm if removed from the United States.