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HB21-1060

U Visa Certification Requirements

Concerning the certification process for the purpose of application for U nonimmigrant status.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subjects:
Courts & Judicial
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Immigration
Bill Summary

To be eligible for U nonimmigrant status (U visa) from the federal government, a requestor must receive a certification form from a certifying official attesting that the person has been the victim of certain criminal activity and has been, is being, or is likely to be helpful to the detection, investigation, or prosecution of the criminal activity. The bill sets a required time frame for completion or denial of the certification request and sets forth the factors that may and may not be considered in the certification process. The bill also prohibits certain disclosures to immigration authorities and requires law enforcement to provide crime victims with information about the U visa.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Upcoming Schedule

Apr
15
Thursday

Judiciary

1:30 pm  |  SCR 352