The big topic today is VAWA, the Violence Against Women Act. When the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont announced on July 18, that a federal grand jury returned a 12-count indictment against Arleigh Louison, 53, of Brooklyn, for running an immigration fraud scheme, a search warrant of his office revealed thousands of VAWA applications where false statements were made in connection with Form 1-360 petitions for status adjustments under VAWA. Brian Figeroux, Esq. a member of the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA), who has been practicing immigration law for over 20 years, explains who qualifies for VAWA and also speaks on Advance Parole.
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