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Humanitarian Relief In Immigration Law

Skilled Immigration Attorneys To Help Seek Humanitarian Relief In The U.S.

Within the U.S. immigration system, there are multiple immigration benefits designed to provide humanitarian relief to victims of natural disasters, persecution, physical or mental abuse, or other dangerous situations inside and outside of the U.S. These benefits allow individuals in dangerous situations to find protection and safe refuge in the U.S. The attorneys at Milla & Associates, LLC have successfully represented victims of violence, abuse, and persecution in immigration court, federal court, and before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

The attorneys at Milla & Associates, LLC possess the experience and compassion to help individuals seek and receive humanitarian relief in the U.S., including:

  • Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Protection Under the UN Convention Against Torture
    • Affirmative filings with USCIS and
    • Defensive filings in immigration court to prevent removal (deportation) from the U.S.
  • Temporary Protective Status (TPS)
    • Affirmative filings and extensions with USCIS and
    • Defensive filings in immigration court to prevent removal (deportation) from the U.S.
  • Benefits under the Violence Against Women Act* (VAWA)
    • Cancellation of removal in immigration court
    • Form I-360 self-petition and related permanent resident ("green card") applications for victims of violence

*Despite its name, VAWA relief is not gender-specific under immigration law, as men and women may qualify

  • Humanitarian Reinstatement of Form I-130 Family-based Immigration Petitions based on the petitioning relative's death
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Other forms of Deferred Action and Prosecutorial Discretion in immigration removal (deportation) proceedings
  • U Visas for Victims of Certain Crimes
  • Special Immigrant Juveniles (SIJ) Status

Fierce And Compassionate Advocacy From Chicago Immigration Attorneys With Experience Nationwide

Milla & Associates, LLC has years of experience helping individuals in need of humanitarian immigration relief to accomplish their dreams in the U.S. We have successfully fought for victims of violence, abuse, and persecution in immigration court, federal court, and before various facets of U.S. government agencies. With an approach that is professional and personal, our attorneys invest the head and heart in each case to achieve results. Speak with Milla & Associates, LLC today if you or a loved one wants to discuss options for humanitarian relief in the U.S.

To learn more about humanitarian relief provisions under U.S. immigration law, we encourage you to contact us to schedule a case review today.

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