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VAWA I-360

After Your I-360 (VAWA) Is Approved, what is next?

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: I-360, VAWA

After Your I-360 (VAWA) Is Approved, what is next? After USCIS approves your I-360, you can begin to prepare your application to adjust your status (receive a green card). If the abuser is a U.S. citizen, you are eligible to apply to adjust status as soon as your I-360 has been approved. If the… Read More »

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VAWA Lawyer Representing New York City Immigrants

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: VAWA

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) serves to represent women against violence. Through VAWA, individuals who have faced certain circumstances involving violence may be eligible to become lawful permanent residents. The Queens Immigration lawyer at Prizant Law, P.C. has experience with these cases and knows how to help you. Call (718)407-0871 now or contact… Read More »

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VAWA Guide Immigration Lawyer 118-21 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills, NY 11375

VAWA: A step-by-step guide to applying for U.S. lawful permanent residence independently, without the help of your abusive sponsor

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: VAWA

VAWA: A step-by-step guide to applying for U.S. lawful permanent residence independently, without the help of your abusive sponsor There are two steps to applying for a green card on your own, without relying on your abusive spouse or parent, as allowed under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). First, you must file Form… Read More »

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Proving Abuse to Get a Green Card Under VAWA Immigration Lawyer 118-21 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills, NY 11375

VAWA Forms of Abuse

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: VAWA

Forms of Abuse Abusers use many tactics to establish and retain control over their victims. While in some cases only one form of abuse will be sufficient to establish a case of extreme cruelty, other situations may require a victim to establish that many different acts, when examined collectively, constitute extreme cruelty. Extreme cruelty… Read More »

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Green Card VAWA Immigration Lawyer 118-21 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Green Card for VAWA Self-Petitioner

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: VAWA

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 extreme cruelty committed by: A U.S. citizen spouse or former spouse; A U.S. citizen parent; A U.S. citizen son or daughter; A lawful permanent… Read More »

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VAWA Petition Immigration Lawyer 118-21 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Application Process for a VAWA Green Card

By Svetlana Prizant | Categories: VAWA

There are two steps to applying for a green card on your own, without relying on your abusive spouse or parent, as allowed under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). First, you must file Form I-360 and supporting evidence with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). If your self-petition is approved, the next step… Read More »

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