Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence in the United States and Facts about Immigrating on a Marriage-Based Visa

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a Fact Sheet on the legal rights available to victims of domestic violence in the United States and marriage-based immigrant visa process.

This Fact Sheet has useful information and answers to frequently asked questions about the process of self-petitioning under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the immigrant visa process through marriage to a United States citizen.

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Ruchi Thaker is New York City-based immigration attorney with extensive experience and excellent reputation for effective legal representation in simple and difficult immigration cases. I have experience in areas of deportation defense (criminal and non-criminal), federal court litigation, representation on appeals and motions with the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals, family-based immigration, asylum, naturalization, and consular processing.
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Posted in Immigrant Visa, USCIS, VAWA.