What constitutes “Abuse” or “Extreme Cruelty” for VAWA?

Do not put up with or tolerate being in an abusive relationship! If you are an immigrant in the United States, and if your US citizen or Green Card ho ...

VAWA Waivers

The Violence against Women Act provides a way for people who have been abused by their lawfully resident spouse, parent, or child, to apply for a gree ...

Should I apply for a U-Visa or VAWA?

The U-visa and VAWA have many similarities. Which one is appropriate for your situation involves complex legal analysis, and your case should be evalu ...

VAWA Basics

In family-based immigration cases, the green card process typically begins with a family member petitioning for another family member. Under the Viol ...

What Are the Different Ways That I Might Be Eligible for Relief Under VAWA?

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) amended the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) in order to protect battered immigrant spouses, children, and ...

How Does the Violence Against Women Act Affect My Removal Case?

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a federal law that provides various protections for women who have experienced violence, including immigrant ...