Humanitarian Visas

The United States is home to many foreign nationals seeking safety from difficult circumstances within their homeland, such as natural disasters, war, or persecution. The team at Ellaine Carr and Associates believes everyone is entitled to a safe place to live, work, and raise a family. We are committed to helping you achieve this right.

Applying for a humanitarian visa is a complicated process, and there are often strict deadlines you need to adhere to. The team at Ellaine Car and Associates is here to not only help you meet these deadlines, bus also build an effective application with strong evidence that accurately tells your story. We have extensive experience in helping foreign nationals escape unsafe circumstances and understand how stressful it can be. If you are in need of help, contact our law firm today.

  • Advanced Parole: advanced parole provides certain foreign nationals within the United States who do not hold a valid visa the ability to re-enter the United States after traveling abroad.
  • Asylum: foreign nationals within the United States seeking protection from persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership to a particular social group, or political option, may be eligible to remain safely in the United States under a grant of asylum.
  • Crime Victims: victims of crimes that occur within the United States may qualify for a U nonimmigrant visa.
  • Human Trafficking: a victim of human trafficking may be eligible for a special T-1 visa that will allow them to remain temporarily in the United States. Examples of human trafficking include labor exploitation, slavery, and forced prostitution.
  • Medical Parole: individuals requiring urgent medical care in the United States may qualify for medical parole and be allowed to temporarily enter and remain in the United States.
  • Refugees: a grant of asylum will allow an alien to remain safely within the United States. Individuals who have, or will suffer persecution based upon a list of enumerated factors if returned to their home country may qualify for asylum.
  • Temporary Protected Status: foreign nationals from countries the U.S. government deems are temporarily unsafe to return to may qualify for temporary protected status and remain for a period within the United States.