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Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (VTVPA) (T Visa)

Congress passed the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (VTVPA) in order to provide:

Individuals who have been victimized in the most severe fashion with the ability to: remain in the US (temporarily and in some cases longer) and receive federal and state assistance;
Protections for certain crime victims including victims of crimes against women; and
Law enforcement agencies with a comprehensive law that will enable them to pursue the prosecution and conviction of traffickers.

Dependents

  • T-2 visas - spouses of T-1 applicants
  • T-3 visas - children of T-1 applicants
  • T-4 visas - parents of T-1 applicants who are children

Document/Application Requirements

Application for T Nonimmigrant Status

Government Links

This section focuses on articles and reports related to T visa from government agencies such as the USCIS, DOJ, DHS, CBP and ICE.

  1. DOS - Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (VTVPA)
  2. Trafficking In Persons And Worker Exploitation Task Force (DOJ)
  3. Department Of Justice Issues T Visa To Protect Women, Children And All Victims Of Human Trafficking (DOJ)
Nonimmigrant Visas: