Under the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), you may be eligible to become a lawful permanent resident (get a Green Card) if you are the victim of battery or abuse by:
Both men and women can benefit from this form of relief. You may apply without your abusive family member’s knowledge or consent. If your application is approved and you meet other eligibility requirements, you may be eligible to apply to become a lawful permanent resident.
In order to be eligible for a Green Card as a VAWA self-petitioner, you must meet the following requirements:
Please call us to discuss your situation.