T Visa

AWhat is T visa?

A T visa is a type of visa allowing certain victims of human trafficking and immediate family members to remain and work temporarily in the United States, typically if they report the crime to law enforcement, and agree to help them in the investigation and/or prosecution of the crime committed against them. It also allows close family members of the victims to come to the United States legally.

BT Visas for immediate family members

1.T-2:Spouse of a T-1 nonimmigrant status applicant

2.T-3:Children of a T-1 nonimmigrant status applicant

3.T-4:Parents of a T-1 nonimmigrant status applicant

4.T-5:Unmarried siblings under age 18  of a T-1 nonimmigrant status applicant


If you are under age 21, Then you may file for your Spouse (T-2),Children (T-3),Parents (T-4),Unmarried siblings under age 18 (T-5).

If you are age 21 or older, Then you may file for your Spouse (T-2),Children (T-3),

Any age, if your family member faces a present danger of retaliation as a result of your escape from trafficking or your cooperation with law enforcement,, Then you may file Parents (T-4),Unmarried siblings under age 18 (T-5).


1.is or was a victim of trafficking;

2.is in the United States, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or at a port of entry due to trafficking;

3.complies with any reasonable request from a law enforcement agency for assistance in the investigation or prosecution of human trafficking;

Exceptions to the cooperation requirement exist for U and T visa applicants who are under age 18 or who have suffered trauma

4.can demonstrate that he or she would suffer extreme hardship involving unusual and severe harm if you were removed from the United States

5.is admissible to the United States or would be if eligible for an INA 212(d)(3) waiver.