I am a victim/witness of a crime, and fit all the criteria for U visa. But before i start the process I would like to know if am allowed to file for U visa while i am on F1 visa in the country. My school will be getting over in January, and 1 year opt will start after that.
Yes. You can file for a U visa. however, I strongly suggest you consult with an experienced immigration attorney BEFORE you apply.
Yes, you are. But the U visa is something you need a lawyer to assist you with because it is not simple filling out one form and there may be requirements you may not be aware of.
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