Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence in the United States and Facts about Immigrating on a Marriage-Based Visa


“Immigrants are particularly vulnerable because many do not speak English, are often separated from family and friends, and may not understand the laws of the reasons, immigrants are  United States.  For these often afraid to report acts of domestic violence to the police or to seek other forms of assistance.  Such fear causes many immigrants to remain in abusive relationships.   

This pamphlet [from USCIS] will explain domestic violence and inform you of your legal rights in the United States. “

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