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The Cortes Law Firm assists client with humanitarian-based immigration options for those needing shelter or aid from disasters, oppression or other urgent and compelling circumstances.
Some options include:
Asylum is for people fleeing persecution or fear of future persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, and/or political opinion.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) allows certain people who came to the U.S. as children and meet certain conditions to apply for deferred action and obtain work authorization for two years.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) is for immigrant children and youth who have been victims of neglect, abuse or abandonment by one or both parents.
Temporary Protected Status allows qualified foreign nationals to remain in the U.S. for a designated time period and obtain employment authorization. Ongoing armed conflict, environmental disaster, or other conditions may lead the Department of Homeland Security to designate a country for TPS.
U visas are for victims of criminal activity who have suffered mental or physical abuse that have assisted the authorities in the prosecution of the criminal activity.
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) allows battered spouses, children, and parents of U.S. citizen abusers or lawful permanent resident abusers to file petitions for themselves.