I am a victim of my husband’s domestic violence while I stayed in USA after our marriage,in my h4 visa for 7-8 months. My husband got arrested when I complained to Austin Police for Family violence(misdemenor Class A)but he compelled,blackmailedme to sign the Affidavit of nonprosecution,got the case dismissed. Before I left to my home country for medical treatment(after case dismissal) he abused me so severely but I was scared to complainto Austin police since noone to help/support me in USA.As a result of his continuous physical abuse I have undergone a Spine surgery-in order to continue to even walk. After my surgery my husband had refused to renew my h4 visa andabandoned me without any financial support.He is still harassing me by filing for divorce in homecountry while he works in USAEven though my marriage was short lived with no kids, his abuse has caused serious and Permanent damages to my spine health.Am now with my aged parents and Am unemployed with no funds or visa. I wish to file a new complaint on my husband in US. Can any one please help me with my case and help me start a new life which is abuse free,Since am outside USA. I am not getting any help..
You will need to hire an immigration attorney for this type of case specific help. U visas can be applied for from outside of the USA.
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You need to hire an immigration attorney. U visas are very fact specific and it's not recommended that you try to do it without legal help if you are not familiar with the law. If you cannot afford legal help, contact legal aid.
Yes. You have possibilities. The U visa can take a long time to process. Consider the responding attorneys here and also the link below in addition to a general Google search for attorneys who help with crime victims. Kindly, Allan
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"U' visas are already much too hard and cumbersome as is, and are to be applied for in the USA. Applying for a "U' from outside the USA would be pushing the envelope a bit too far, am afraid. Consult with an experienced (and interested) attorney in private.
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