What is U-visa status?

If you are a noncitizen victim of a violent crime, including domestic violence, you do not have to rely on your abusive spouse or partner for citizenship. You have other options, one of which is U-visa status. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services sets aside...

How long does a divorce take?

Divorce requires you to wait. Whether the process is long or short depends on your type of divorce. Is it contested or uncontested?   Your spouse may also play a part in the divorce waiting game. If he or she does not respond to service or refuses to sign the papers,...