Is a procedure that allows an eligible applicant to become a lawful permanent resident of the United States without having to go abroad and apply for an immigrant visa. You may be eligible to adjust your status even if you overstayed your visa.
The VAWA provisions in the INA allow certain spouses, children, and parents of U.S. citizens and certain spouses and children of permanent residents to file a petition for themselves, without the abuser’s knowledge. This allows victims to seek both safety and independence from their abuser, who is not notified about the filing.
Withholding of Removal is a special type of order issued by an immigration judge to a person who demonstrates more than a 50% chance that they will be persecuted in their home country on account of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
Immigration Effects of Criminal Convictions for visa holders and permanent residents, even a minor criminal conviction can result in deportation or removal. Before taking a plea deal, it is vital that you speak to an attorney about the possible immigration effect of a conviction.
You may be eligible for asylum if you are within the United States and can show that you person who has been persecuted or has a well-founded fear of being persecuted on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.