Most Common Reasons VAWA Applications Get Denied

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A VAWA visa or green card is a type of “special immigrant” status that is issued to abused spouses or children of green card holders or U.S. citizens.  Abused parents of U.S. citizens can also qualify for immigration relief and a green card by filing a VAWA self-petition.   “VAWA” is an acronym that stands for…

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VAWA: How Long Does A Petition Take?

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Visa and green card waiting times are unprecedented, especially following the international COVID-19 pandemic.  Some green card applications can take over 2 years before approval.   No uniform waiting time can be applied to the processing time for a United States visa application, even under the best circumstances.  In addition, it can be years before you…

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VAWA Eligibility Requirements: How To Qualify In 2023

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VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) self-petition can allow many undocumented individuals to remain in the U.S. legally, receive a work permit, or social security card, and apply for a green card without the help of their U.S. citizen or green card holder spouse, child, or parent.  It is very important to note that one can…

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