Tag Archives: abused immigrant

Am I An Abused Immigrant?

“Am I an abused immigrant?” may seem like an odd question to ask yourself. However, sometimes we are unable to see our own situation clearly. Our lives are a continuous flow of events and interactions, and sometimes it is hard to step back and evaluate your life. If you read the below and...

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What is Abuse or Extreme Cruelty for Immigration?

The following below lists some common examples of behavior that can constitute abuse and lead to extreme cruelty.  Please note that this list is not inclusive of all types or forms of abuse and cruelty.

If you are subjected to behaviors and actions that cause you fear, pain, stress, or other feelings...

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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Green Card

What is VAWA?


The Violence Against Women Act, known as VAWA, was established in order for immigrant victims of substantial physical, mental, emotional and domestic abuse who were the spouse, children or parent of a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident to get help and self-petition to receive a green card without relying...

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