People's Law Library Translated Pages
Asylum is a way to apply for refugee protections from within the United States, including protection from deportation.
DACA is a form of immigration relief for certain qualified young people who came to the United States as children.
How Will Divorce or Separation Affect My Immigration Status?
If you are in the U.S. on a visa that was granted based on your spouse’s application, a divorce or separation may affect your lawful status and ability to stay in the U.S. You must be careful in choosing whether and when to separate or get a divorce.
Immigration Court Information
This article provides information on Immigration Court (also called deportation or removal proceedings) and links to helpful resources for more information.
Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes: U-Visa
The U-Visa is a form of immigration relief for victims of certain criminal activities and is implemented as a tool to aid law enforcement in identifying perpetrators and aiding victims. The U-Visa grants a temporary 4 year stay for holders with some holders eventually qualifying for lawful permanent residency.
This article describes notario fraud, or immigration legal services fraud, and what to do if you are a victim of notario fraud.
Representation in Immigration Cases
This article explains the various individuals who can represent you in immigration proceedings.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) is a form of immigration relief available to undocumented children living in the U.S. who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected by at least one parent and meet several other eligibility requirements.
A Standby Guardian is a person appointed by a parent or parents of a child to take care of the child in the event that the parent (s) becomes deceased or incapacitated, or if the parent becomes debilitated by an illness or injury and consents to the appointment.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
TPS provides a temporary safe haven to certain foreign nationals in the United States who are unable to return to their countries of origin for safety reasons.