In this video, Attorney Carlos Batara outlines how immigrant spouses can win permanent residence on the basis of domestic violence perpetuated by their U.S. or lawful permanent husbands and wives.
Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), immigrant spouses, female and male, can win green cards. If they can prove the abuse they suffered, they are eligible for immigration benefits, on the basis of a self-petition, even without the support of their abusive spouses and parents.
This video dives into the various types of non-physical violence types of extreme cruelty that can help abused immigrants win the right to live and work legally in the United States.
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