Nebraska U and T Visa Certification and Continued Presence Neb Rev Stat 29-217 (November 14, 2020) [pdf]

Nebraska’s U and T Visa Certification Law effective 11/14/20. This law addresses both U and T visa certification and requests for continued presence. The law requires that law enforcement, prosecutors, judges and any other state or local agency authorized to sign certifications in U and T visa cases within 90 days or receiving requests. Additionally, in cases of victims of human trafficking when an agency reasonably believes an individual is a victim of a severe form of human trafficking the law encourages agencies within 90 days to request that federal law enforcement officials complete continued presence requests for the victim. Requires that certifying agencies keep internal records of requests for certifications, certifications and requests for continued presence.