Chapter 3.3 Preparing the VAWA Self-Petition and Applying for Residence (August 16, 2023) [pdf]

Guide to preparing and filing Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitions on behalf of battered immigrant spouse, children, step-children, former spouses, and parents of citizens and lawful permanent residents. Includes applications for lawful permanent residency for approved VAWA self-petitioners and their children.