VAWA Explained: What does "Violence" means in VAWA?

Immigration Law Made Easy by Hillary Walsh

Episode notes

In 1994, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), creating special routes to immigration status for certain battered non-citizens. But sometimes the word "Violence" has the potential applicant thinking of extreme situations, this is not always the case, battery and extreme cruelty are considered to qualify for VAWA. So if you have ever wondered if your situation might qualify, don't miss this episode!

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