Law Enforcement & Prosecution Monthly U Visa Roundtable

These monthly calls, sponsored by NIWAP in partnership with the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), are led by NIWAP’s national faculty of law enforcement officers and prosecutors, who are experts on U visa certifications and language access, and who provide live technical assistance on U visa and/or language access questions participants may have.

You can access NIWAP’s Training Manual for Law Enforcement and Prosecutors at

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Session 1 (March 24, 2016): U and T Visas as Crime Fighting Tools: Best Practices for Law Enforcement and Prosecutors Working With Immigrant Survivors


Powerpoint Slides

NIWAP U visa Toolkit

DHS U Visa Resource Guide

Importance of the U visa as a Crime Fighting Tool 

Session 2 (April 28, 2016): Determining Helpfulness in the U Visa Certification Process


Powerpoint Slides

U Visa: Helpfulness Checklist

Session 3 (June 29, 2016): Streamlining Your Agency’s U Visa Policy and Practice 


Powerpoint Slides

DHS U and T Visa Law Enforcement Resource Guide

Flowchart for U-Visa Process

Session 4 (August 25, 2016): Open Forum Discussion on All Things U Visa


Powerpoint Slides

Law Enforcement Toolkit

Judges Toolkit

USCIS Brochure

DHS Resource Guide

New Orleans Conference Information

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918b Form

List of Range of Potential Certifiers