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Annual U Visa Limit Reached for Fiscal Year 2017

by Alexander J. Segal on Feb. 11, 2019

Immigration Immigration  Deportation Immigration  Visa 

Summary: On August 30, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has approved the congressionally mandated annual limit of 10,000 U visa petitions for fiscal year 2017.

immigration attorney nycOn August 30, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has approved the congressionally mandated annual limit of 10,000 U visa petitions for fiscal year 2017 [PDF version]. While the USCIS cannot grant any more U visa petitions in September, the final month of fiscal year 2017, it stated that it will continue reviewing pending petitions for eligibility when more U visas become available starting on October 1, 2017 (the first month of fiscal year 2018). The USCIS cautioned that both U visa petitioners and family members must continue to meet the eligibility requirements in order to ultimately be granted U visas.

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