I know a friend of mine where he was accused of domestic violence by her spouse and the spouse has applied for u visa. I know him for a lot of years from childhood and all the allegation that the spouse is claiming is false. Is there a way that I can report it to uscis or ice so that her u visa does not get approved ? Myself and others can provide character reference for him, would that be helpful? Anything my friend can do to prevent her from getting u visa? If so how to go about this
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You can try but unless the courts dismiss the charges, it is unlikely they will consider the allegation false. Speak to your friends attorney 1st!
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You may report any perceived immigration fraud or criminal activity to the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) by calling 866-347-2423.
However, take notice that the information you provide must be credible and truthful. If you devise a plan to submit frivolous or fraudulent information to the federal agency just to spoil someone's changes of getting an immigration relief, you may be charged with a crime.
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Yes, you can make a report ... but, it might not have the impact you expect:
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A U visa requires the prosecutor to certify the alien aided in a criminal prosecution. It is highly unlikely they would do this if the allegations were frivolous.
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