U Visas: The Silver Lining for Crime Survivors

Tuesday March 21

  • By: American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    This event takes place telephonically.
    Webinar/Teleseminar, United States

The U visa is a valuable tool that should be included in every immigration attorney’s toolbox, and attorneys should always explore the potential for U visa relief if no other relief is available. Panelists will review basic procedure and strategy, and discuss important recent issues arising in U visa applications.

Featured Topics:

  • Filing Tips, Filing I-192 Waivers, and Responding to RFEs
  • Working with Certifying Agencies to Obtain U Visa Certification
  • New Crimes and Certifying Agencies, Including the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Exhaustion of U Visas and Delays in Adjudication
  • U Visa Application During Removal Proceedings and Applicants in ICE Detention
  • Other Hot Topics: Substantial Harm, Derivatives, U Adjustment and Continuous Physical Presence, and Expedite Requests


  • Cecelia Friedman Levin (DL), AILA VAWA, Us, and Ts Committee Co-Chair, Suffield, MD*
  • Rex Chen, New York, NY*
  • Alyssa C. Reed, Commerce City, CO*

*Invited, not confirmed

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  • CLE Credit Comments: AILA will administer CLE credit to individuals who register for and dial in to the seminar only. AILA cannot verify your attendance and participation in this program unless you register directly for the seminar and use your own telephone line to participate in the call. Therefore, persons who listen in on the call as part of a group will not be able to obtain CLE credit.