An immigrant child who has been the victim of:
- Neglect, abuse, or abandonment may be eligible to receive Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)
- A violent crime victim may be eligible to apply for a U-Visa. The U-Visa’s purpose is to strengthen law enforcement agencies’ ability to detect, investigate, and prosecute violent crimes.
- Physical and/or psychological abuse by a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident parent may be eligible to file a petition based on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).