Self-petition of abused spouse of US citizen (VAWA) approved
This case originally started as a regular marriage green card case. US citizen husband filed for his foreign spouse and their child was born. Soon after the birth, the US citizen started to abuse his wife verbally and physically. She tried everything, but at the end had no choice but to leave the household. We documented the abuse, filed a self-petition for her and have her petition approved. She can now safely raise her child without worries about her abusive ex-husband.
Please note that this article does not constitute a legal advice. We simplified the law to outline one case of an abused wife of a US citizen who we helped to get her green card. If you are subject to a physical or psychological abuse by your US spouse and need help with your green card process pursuant to the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), call our experienced marriage green card attorney at 480-425-2009 or schedule your consultation online.