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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Information about the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), allows immigrants who suffered violence to petition for legal status in the United States. Without relying on the abusive U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident spouse, parent or children to sponsor their Adjustment of Status or their Green Card application.

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) act addresses

  • domestic violence.
  • dating violence.
  • sexual assault.
  • stalking.

Eligibility 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 resident spouse or former spouse; or
  • A lawful permanent resident parent.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) lawyer serving in Tampa, Lakeland and Brandon

The attorney in our law firm can greatly increase your chance of receiving a favorable outcome. To learn more about the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), get in touch with an immigration lawyer for expert assistance. In Ardila Law Firm will expertly guide you through the long list of requirements, applications, and other procedures to minimize the difficulties associated with obtaining residential status or a green card by the VAWA process. At Ardila Law Firm in Brandon FL., we will assist throughout the entire VAWA process to ensure that the application is completed correctly and on time. Our firm takes a great pride in our ability to provide honest representation and excellent service to our clients. Visit or call our firm office today.