Eligibility to Self-Petition as a Battered Spouse or Child of a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident Within Two Years of the Abuser’s Loss of Status [pdf]

Memorandum providing guidance to USCIS officers regarding amendments made to the self-petitioning provisions of the INA by the VTVPA concerning the change in the self-petitioning eligibility requirements regarding the effect of an abuser’s loss of immigration status prior to the filing of and following the approval of a self-petition.