A License to Abuse: The Impact of Conditional Status on Female Immigrants (April 1, 1993) [pdf]

This article discusses the need for immigration protections for abused immigrant spouses, the legislative history of the Marriage Fraud Act Amendments, the Battered Spouse Waiver, problems with Battered Spouse Waiver regulations, the need for and legislative history of the VAWA self-petition, and the need for VAWA’s any credible evidence rules.