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Common Concerns Regarding Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Petitions

In 1994, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. In doing so, Congress’ purpose was to provide sufficient and effective response to the increased rates of certain crimes associated with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. 818 more words

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The Power of VAWA - Violence Against Women Act

By Edupliance | 29th February, 2016

If you are a person who suffers from emotional, physical abuse or being stalked by someone, you have the right to invoke VAWA. 826 more words

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VAWA Tribal Trial Advocacy Skills Training at Eastern Band Cherokee

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August 24-26, 2016
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation Cherokee, North Carolina

The BIA Office of Justice Services and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation present a free training for tribal judges, prosecutors, public defenders and tribal leaders in trial advocacy skills and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Special Domestic Violence Jurisdiction over Non-Indians.

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Lionfish Likely to Stay in Gulf

The 2nd Annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness wrapped up this Sunday in Pensacola.

And this year the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the invasive fish came in bigger and more plentiful than ever before. 230 more words

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移民局新政策:受虐待的某些非移民签证配偶可以申请工卡

基于针对妇女暴力法案(VAWA)的修改,移民局在2016年3月8日公布新的工卡政策。这个政策是允许某些非移民身份的配偶,假如能够证明受到他们的配偶虐待,可以申请有效期为两年的工卡。这个政策只适用于以下非移民身份的配偶:A (外交官员),E-3(澳大利亚公民的工作签证身份),G (外国政府或国际组织工作人员),H (工作签证身份)。

申请人必须持有(或在小于两年前)持有这些签证的配偶身份(比如H-4);证明受到主身份持有人的虐待。公开的有效期是两年,可以延期。

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