Comparing VAWA Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act of 1998 (“VAWA HRIFA), VAWA Cuban Adjustment Act and VAWA Self-Petitioning Chart (January 28, 2021) [pdf]

This chart compares the three forms of immigration relief created by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that offer remedies for immigrant victims of spouse abuse and child abuse the ability to apply for lawful permanent residency.1 This side-by-side comparison chart compares three different forms of VAWA self-petitions: 1) VAWA Haitian Refugee and Immigrant Fairness Act self-petitions (VAWA HRIFA);2 VAWA Cuban Adjustment Act self-petitions;3 and Self-petitions filed by abused spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents