Por Ti Misma (Battered Immigrants Program) - San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center
San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center
Data Provided By
Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
Description of Service
Assists domestic violence victims/survivors in seeking legal residency under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). This program assists women and men who would otherwise be eligible to apply for legal immigration statuses through their spouses, but whose abusive partners have refused to help them. Also assists crime victims who qualify to apply for the U-visa. The purpose of the U-visa, which is a nonimmigrant visa, is to give victims of certain crimes temporary legal status and eligibility in the United States for up to 4 years.
R5, Alamosa County, Conejos County, Costilla County, Rio Grande County, Saguache County
Call to verify eligibility, or for more information.
A battered immigrant may be able to:
Self-petition with USCIS to request permanent residency
Suspend deportation proceedings
Obtain deferred action
Change conditional residency status to permanent residency status