On Thursday, February 20, 2014, Matthew I. Hirsch participated in a Symposium on Domestic Issues in Law, Economics and Race at Widener University School of Law. The Symposium also included presentations from advocates for women’s rights and representatives from the anti-domestic violence community. The program addressed the many legal issues arising from domestic violence and looked at the impact of domestic violence on women, children and families. Speaking as an expert on immigration law issues, Mr. Hirsch spoke to the prevalence of domestic violence in the immigrant community and provided information on the special forms of relief available under the immigration law to victims of domestic violence, abuse and cruelty.
The Law Office of Matthew I. Hirsch can assist victims of domestic abuse, including spouses, children and parents subject to domestic violence or threats of violence, to protect their immigration status. The Law Office of Matthew I. Hirsch can help individuals faced with these challenges to understand their options, including self-filed applications for permanent residence, waivers of joint filing for petitions to remove conditional status, U visas and other forms of protection. If you are a non-citizen and the victim of domestic abuse, you have options; contact us today. To find out more about the immigration options available to victims of domestic violence and spousal abuse, please click here.