Q: Hello I am the victim of domestic violence . I was on dependent visa but i am mother of two kids, both are Amricans

My husband used to abuse me sextually, hit me many times and turture me mentally and physically ,blackmail me too. Last time when he hit me, i called on 911 soon after my husband sent me to my parents home (India)with kids in 2016. After that he didnt contacted me nor helped us not even financial. when i left amrican i was in depression declared by doctor. But now i reached back USA on tourist visa as my dependent visa got expired. i want to know what legal way i should go to fight for my kids right. please help me, i dont have any idea about legal bettles .

1 Lawyer Answer
Myron Morales
Myron Morales
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX

A: If your spouse was a US citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident, you should look into a VAWA petition. If not, then you would need to file a police report and look into a U visa petition.

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