FCA Article 8 - Family Offenses

Why Timely U Certification Matters

  • Issuance of a U visa is limited annually as there is a 10,000 annual cap on issuing U visas to principal applicants.
  • As of January 2017, principal U applicants can expect to wait 2 1/2 years+ for approval of a U visa.
  • A U certification cannot be more than 6 months old when the non-citizen seeks U nonimmigrant status.