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T Visa (Victims of Human Trafficking)

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T Visa

Overview of T Visa

The T Visa provides protection and immigration relief to victims of human trafficking who assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of human trafficking cases.

Important Aspects of the T Visa

  • Eligibility Requirements: Must be a victim of severe trafficking, be physically present in the U.S. on account of trafficking, and comply with reasonable requests from law enforcement.
  • Forms of Trafficking: Includes sex trafficking and labor trafficking.
  • Application Process: File Form I-914, Application for T Nonimmigrant Status, along with Form I-914 Supplement B, Declaration of Law Enforcement Officer for Victim of Trafficking in Persons.
  • Benefits: Provides eligibility for certain federal and state benefits, including medical assistance and employment authorization.
  • Path to Permanent Residency: T Visa holders can apply for a Green Card after three years of continuous presence in the U.S.

Tips and Suggestions for AOS Applicants

  • Report Trafficking: Ensure the trafficking incident is reported to law enforcement.
  • Seek Medical and Psychological Help: Obtain medical records and psychological evaluations to support your claim.
  • Secure Legal Assistance: An experienced attorney can help navigate the application process and secure law enforcement certification.
  • Document Your Cooperation: Keep detailed records of your cooperation with law enforcement.

How Our Immigration Defense Lawyers Can Help
The Law Offices of David S. Chesley provide dedicated support to victims of human trafficking seeking T Visas. Our experienced attorneys will guide you through the application process, help you obtain law enforcement certification, and advocate on your behalf. Contact us today to start your journey towards becoming a lawful permanent resident (800) 755-5174

Looking for Asylum in the United States? This status allows individuals to stay in the U.S. and eventually apply for lawful permanent residency. Learn more about Asylum and its process in this Video.

Frequently Asked Questions

Human trafficking includes sex trafficking and labor trafficking.

Yes, certain family members can be included, such as spouses, children, parents, and siblings.

Processing times can vary but typically take several months to over a year.

Yes, T Visa applicants can apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD).

You may be able to appeal the decision or reapply if circumstances change.

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Recent Results

  • Multiple defendants each facing 7 years charged with smuggling prescription drugs into California from Mexico our client was the only defendant who received NO JAIL TIME!
  • Client facing 5 years for possession of deadly weapon we negotiated a plea for NO JAIL TIME!
  • Client facing 3 life terms for multiple felony counts of Child Molestation and Sodomy with child we proved the charges were fabricated by victims mother DISMISSAL of all charges at preliminary hearing!
  • Strike case: Client charged with possession of methamphetamine facing 25 years we filed a Romero Motion which was granted case REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR!
  • Client's estranged girlfriend alleged Client broke into her room and choked her facing 14 years in State Prison we won at trial JURY ACQUITTAL.
  • Police allegedly discovered 3 bags of marijuana in client's glove box faced 6 years we filed a 1538.5 motion to suppress resulting in DISMISSAL of all charges!
  • Client allegedly sold rock cocaine to undercover officer faced 10 years following our argument client received NO JAIL TIME!
  • Client facing 15 years for Armed Robbery we proved misidentification Judge DISMISSED the case!

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