Domestic Violence

Immigration Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Lopez Immigration Law frequently works with survivors of domestic violence, we would like to take this opportunity to provide information about immigration options for survivors of domestic violence. What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is any behavior or pattern of behavior by one person in an attempt [...]

By |2019-10-15T21:30:26+00:00September 28th, 2019|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on Immigration Options for Survivors of Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law is proud to represent survivors of domestic violence in U Visa and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions. We are grateful to work closely with local organizations which also support survivors. Because we understand the unique challenges survivors face, raising awareness about domestic violence is [...]

By |2019-09-26T00:04:22+00:00September 28th, 2019|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Self-Petitions under the Violence Against Women Act

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). SAAM exists to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Lopez Immigration Law works with immigrant survivors of sexual abuse and assault in filing self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is why SAAM is so important to us. [...]

By |2019-04-14T18:52:58+00:00April 17th, 2019|VAWA|Comments Off on Self-Petitions under the Violence Against Women Act

USCIS to Implement Policy on Issuance of NTAs in Humanitarian Cases November 19

In July 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an updated policy memorandum. The memorandum updates USCIS’ guidance for adjudicators on the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA). The purpose of this updated policy is to “better align with [the] enforcement priorities” outlined in Executive Order 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:20+00:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USCIS to Implement Policy on Issuance of NTAs in Humanitarian Cases November 19

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law regularly represents survivors of domestic violence and we understand the unique challenges survivors face, which is why raising awareness about domestic violence is important for us. This October, here are some ways you can get involved: Wear purple: Purple is the color of Domestic Violence [...]

By |2018-10-11T18:40:25+00:00October 11th, 2018|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Lopez Immigration Law often represents clients who have been victims of domestic violence and we understand the unique challenges victims face, which is why raising awareness about domestic violence is important for us. This October, here are some ways you can get involved: Learn the statistics on domestic [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:39:50+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Am I eligible for a U Visa?

What is a U Visa? A U Visa, or U non-immigrant status, is an immigration benefit available to individuals who have been victims of certain crimes. In order to qualify for a U Visa, an applicant must show he or she: Was the victim of a “qualifying criminal activity,” which happened in the United States [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:40:02+00:00December 23rd, 2016|U Visas | Visas U|Comments Off on Am I eligible for a U Visa?

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or DVAM. Because we often represent clients who have been the victims of domestic violence, raising awareness about it is important for us. Here are some ways we are recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Using social media: We are using our Facebook page and our Instagram account to share information about [...]

By |2018-12-10T20:40:13+00:00September 27th, 2016|U Visas | Visas U, VAWA|Comments Off on October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month