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USCIS Issues Guidance for Approved Violence against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petitioners

April 25, 2008

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently provided guidance to USCIS adjudicators for adjudicating Adjustment of Status (Form I-485) applications filed by Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petitioners who are present in the United States without having been inspected and admitted or paroled.

The guidance memo was issued on April 11, 2008.

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