Subcategory: Violence against Women Act (VAWA), Parent of a U.S. Citizen
REQUIREMENT 2. Your son or daughter is over age 21.
REQUIREMENT 3. You have been battered by your son or daughter.
REQUIREMENT 4. Your batterer either (a) have not lost U.S. citizenship or (b) lost it less than two years ago, as a result of an incident of domestic violence.
REQUIREMENT 5. Your batterer is either (a) alive or (b) deceased less than two years ago.
REQUIREMENT 6. You are a person of good moral character.
Is a job offer in the U.S. required? - No.
Is Labor Certification required? - No.
Is Prevailing Wage Determination required? - No.
Is proficiency in English required? - No.
Is a minimum education required? - No.
Is a minimum or maximum age required? - No.
Is an Affidavit of Support required? - No.
Is a proof of funds to start life in the U.S. required? - No.
Can your family members get green cards as derivative beneficiaries? - Yes.
1. Authoritative sources directly relevant to this category (in general-to-specific order):
- Green Card for VAWA Self-Petitioner
- 8 CFR 204.2
- USCIS: AFM 21.15