U non-immigrant status was created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Victims of
U non-immigrant status was created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act. U non-immigrant status was created with the intent of increasing cooperation with law enforcement and protecting immigrants who are victims of certain types of qualifying crimes, most of which are related to domestic violence, sexual assault, prostitution, or trafficking.
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