VAWA Lawyer in Immokalee Florida
Unfortunately, there are a lot of people, the majority females, who are victims of assault, abuse, and victims of battery or extreme cruelty.
Victims are eligible if they are a:
U.S. citizen spouse
Parent of a U.S. citizen child
Child of a U.S. citizen parent
A spouse of a lawful permanent resident
If you don’t meet any of these requirements, you might be able to self-petition. f your self-petition 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 self-petitioner, you must meet the following requirements:
You properly file Form I-485.
You are physically present in the United States at the time of your application process.
You are admissible to the United States for lawful permanent residence or eligible for a waiver of inadmissibility.
VAWA or the Violence Against Women Act, provides solutions for immigrant victims, children, and parents of US citizens and lawful permanent residents. The victims will be able to separate from their abuser/abusers without jeopardizing their immigration status.
The goal of this program is to reduce violence against women and men across the country. Our job as your attorney is to maintain you and your family safe from harm. After we help you petition under VAWA, you might become eligible for a variety of benefits. This includes gaining permanent lawful status in the country, gaining work authorization, and being able to have the ability to leave the U.S. and come back. If you think you might be eligible to apply to gain permanent status through VAWA, contact us at our Immokalee, Florida location (239) 682-8055.