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IMMIGRATION SERVICE

Domestic Violence

We have successfully obtained green cards for victims of domestic violence. This is a serious and sensitive case type we hold  close to our hearts, because we want nothing more than our clients to find some safety and peace in this world. Domestic violence is about your partner maintaining power and control over your life, and if you find yourself in this situation, please contact us so we can help you with your immigration options.

Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a battered spouse, child or parent can file an immigrant visa petition for themselves, without the abuser’s knowledge. This allows victims of abuse to seek safety and independence from their abuser in the United States. The abuser is not notified about the filing. Additionally, VAWA applies equally to all genders and is not specific to women. VAWA applicants may apply for work and travel permits while their green card applications are pending.

Individuals may also file as an abused spouse if their child has been abused by their U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident spouse. These applicants may include unmarried children under the age of 21 on their petitions.

Additionally, abused children who are under the age of 21 and unmarried may file for themselves. These applicants can file for themselves as children after age 21 but before age 25 if they can demonstrate that the abuse was the main reason for the delay in filing.

Help is also available from the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TDD). The hotline has information about shelters, mental health care, legal advice and other types of assistance. For more information, visit the National Domestic Violence website at https://www.thehotline.org/.

We can also help you remove your conditions by filing an I-751 if you are in an abusive situation. Please remember that you can be male, female, in a same-sex marriage or in a traditional marriage and still be a victim of domestic violence. Please contact us if you need legal representation.

  •   Moumita is hands down the BEST immigration lawyer out there. We had a extremely difficult immigration case in our family and have searched around for a good lawyer and she was the ONLY one that had a solution for us. Other lawyers also wanted a big amount of money up front and we have heard horror stories of other lawyers disappearing or handle everything slowly after getting money from you. Moumita was the total opposite. She charged a very reasonable fee and she and her team handled everything beautifully. All our questions and concerns were addressed in a timely manner. Even tho our case dragged on for a while, Moumita and her team always addressed our questions and concerns right away and did everything very efficiently.

    Other lawyers out there are practicing for the money, Moumita is a lawyer with heart, empathy and sympathy.

    We are all so very thankful for Moumita and I would HIGHLY recommend her! If you need a immigration lawyer, Moumita is the best one out there!

    thumb Lily T.
    12/24/2021

      Attorney Rahman is a pleasure to work with! She and her team are extremely professional and competent. The entire process of Removal of Conditions was as painless as could be and of course it was approved. She kept me updated throughout the process and answered all my questions patiently. I cannot recommend her enough, schedule an appointment and you'll know.

    thumb Imon B.
    8/27/2020

      I'd give 10 stars if I could.

    If you take away one thing from this review it's this: HIRE MOUMITA FOR YOUR CASE! She is the best and truly deserves all the awards and commendations she's earned.

    I can't say enough positive things about my experience working with Moumita and her team during the process of applying for/obtaining my Green Card. They were always quick to respond to things, always let me know about new developments and how they might affect our case, and just generally guided us through the entire process with a steady hand that I will be eternally grateful for.

    Our case ended up having some unforeseen complications that I won't get into here (we personally believe it was due to a USCIS error), resulting in my wife and I having to do a Stokes interview. For those who are unaware, this happens if USCIS has any reason to believe something is up and will then conduct separate interviews of the beneficiary and petitioner to make sure things line up. We hadn't done anything wrong and getting this outcome from our first interview was emotionally devastating to my wife and me, but Moumita did an amazing job giving us perspective and calming us down. She was also absolutely incredible at helping us prepare for the second (Stokes) interview - which ultimately ended up being quite brief (but gave us a long, hilarious story to tell friends now that it's all behind us) because the agent saw that clearly everything was legitimate.

    The immigration process is, unfortunately, ridiculously complicated. While it's not impossible to go it alone, having a great attorney such as Moumita by your side certainly makes the whole process a LOT easier. She put in so much time and effort on our behalf and my wife and I came to genuinely think of her as a friend through the course of the process. We'd chit chat about our families and food while we waited for our USCIS appointments and she's just such a real, down-to-earth, compassionate person. You are not just a case number to her - Moumita actually treats you like a person whose worries and concerns really matter, a dignity that often isn't given to clients by much larger firms.

    If money is your concern, I can also tell you that a) her rates are far more reasonable than most other attorneys I looked at and the level of service provided is beyond excellent and probably worth 10x more than what she asks for, and b) it's 110% worth the investment because trying to do it on your own and potentially having to re-do the entire process due to some critical error she'd have foreseen will ultimately be WAY more expensive than hiring her and getting it right the first time.

    Hiring Moumita was the BEST decision I made in my immigration journey. For whatever my words are worth, just go for it and hire her. You won't regret it for a minute.

    thumb Archit T.
    7/07/2020
  •   Moumita is the best lawyer my wife and I could have asked for. Not only is she extremely nice, but also very diligent on her work. She assisted my wife and I on our Greencard application (marriage-based) and albeit long, the process was very smooth. She was available throughout the whole process and was with us for our interview. She was referred to me by a friend who also praised her and Nana for being amazing! Thank you Moumita and Nana!

    thumb M W.
    1/15/2020

      My husband and I will always be grateful for Moumita Rahman. We were overwhelmed with all the forms and paperwork that are required to claim your spouse for a residency and decided to hire an attorney which is also not an easy decision to make.

    Even thought these days these processes are taking so much longer than usual, Moumita and her assistant Violet made the entire waiting so much easier.

    We found Moumita thru Yelp based on her great reviews and we are so glad we made the choice to go with her. She was ultimate professional, very warm and caring. All of our questions and concerns were answered promptly, and she always made us feel at ease.

    I can't recommend her enough to you reading this review and friends that need of a good immigration attorney.

    Gracias Moumita and Violet! :)

    M&M

    thumb Mfg G.
    9/26/2019

      My husband and I have had a wonderful experience working with Moumita through the process of getting a green card, and we look forward to working with her again while we pursue my husband's citizenship. Moumita and her team are thoughtful and responsive, and will always make time to discuss any concerns or write a rapid response to an email. She is always able to help and offer a solution, even when you encounter an unusual speed bump during a process (for us that was an incorrect expiration date printed on the card we received). Moumita is personable, knowledgeable, responsible and a true professional. We highly recommend working with her. Thank you Moumita.

    thumb Andrea G.
    9/07/2019