T-Visa Lawyer in Miami, Florida – Human Trafficking Victims
Human trafficking is characterized as sex dealing with which a business sex act is instigated by extortion, compulsion, force, fraud, or when the victim is under the age of 18 years. Human trafficking is modern-day slavery or subjugation where dealers regularly bait people with bogus guarantees of jobs, work, and a superior life with the luxury of comfort. It is also defined as the enlistment, holding, transportation, arrangement, or acquiring of an individual for work, labor, or services. It is all done for the sole purpose of subjecting the victim to forced slavery and subjugation.
Victims of human trafficking come to the United States in hopes of getting jobs and providing their families a better life, but they end up being subjected to trafficking and abuse. Those who suffer from severe forms of human trafficking are given options that permit the victim to stay in the U.S. to aid in the investigations and arraignment of human trafficking abuser and violator (However, if the victim is under the age of 18, they are not obligated to assist in the investigation). Under US immigration law, victims are given asylum by the Victims of Trafficking in Person (T) nonimmigrant visa, the T-Visa.
A T visa shields beneficiaries from exiting the country and allows them to work in the United States. The T visa candidates who are genuine additionally approach similar advantages as refugees which includes sustenance assistance, training for a job, and financial help.
Not everyone is eligible for a T visa. An individual, who is a noncitizen, is eligible for a T visa if he/she has suffered from severe forms of human trafficking. For that person to get a T visa they have to be physically present in the United States, which is why United States Embassies and Departments abroad do not give T visas, but the qualifying relatives may get T visas. The person asking for a T visa must help the government officials in the investigation of the traffickers, as mentioned above those who are underage do not have to fulfill this requirement. Lastly, the person should exhibit that he/she will endure outrageous difficulties and harm, should they be sent back to their country. If you are a victim of human trafficking, contact Abogado Guerrero at our Miami, Florida office for a free consultation (786) 626-9546.