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  • Asilo

    For People who are Afraid to Return to their Country (Espaol).
  • Especial Juvenil

    For children who have been separated from a parent or hurt by a parent (Espaol).
  • For children who have been separated from a parent or hurt by a parent

    People who need special protection are allowed to stay in the U.S.—kids too! If you need to stay in the U.S. because you have been abandoned, abused, or neglected by a parent, there is a way to do that. This is called “Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.” Versin en espaol: http://www.uacresources.org/library/item.588144-Especial_Juvenil.
  • For People who are Afraid to Return to their Country

    If you are afraid to return to your country, you may qualify for protection in the United States. This is generally called “asylum.” This document tells you more about asylum. Versin en espaol: http://www.uacresources.org/library/item.588143-Asilo.
  • There are immigration benefits for some people who don’t have immigration status and are the victim of a crime or violence. This is information about the T Visa, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and U Visa
  • For People who have Family Members with Immigration Status

    Sometimes a family member with legal status can help another family member gain legal status too. This document contains information about family immigration.
  • This Spanish language video explains the credible fear determination process. Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States are required to show that they have a 'credible fear' of returning to their country of origin.
  • Learn about a “U Visa,” and discover if you qualify to receive one.