Social Science Research Documents the Need for VAWA Self-Petitions and U-Visas [pdf]

This report presents important research-based information about how and why VAWA’s immigration protections, self-petitioning, U and T-visas, and VAWA protections from deportation are essential to protect immigrant victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, human trafficking, and other violent crimes suffered by non-citizen women and children in the United States.