A battered spouse, parent or child has the opportunity to file an immigrant visa petition. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), an amendment under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) allows certain family members of United States citizens to file a petition without the abuser’s knowledge.Read more
So often illegal activities such as human trafficking results in thousands of people being brought the United States. Human trafficking can be defined as the coercion of women, men, and children for the purposes of forced labor and/or commercial sex. The T visa provides victims of human trafficking immigration protection, allowing them to remain in the United States to assist law enforcement investigation.Read more
Immigration protection is afforded to those who have been significantly impacted (physically or mentally) by a crime. This protection allows for victims to remain in the United States to assist law enforcement with investigation.Read more
This status is granted to those who cannot return to their country of origin due to fear of serious harm or even death. This status is considered an area of special humanitarian concern to the United States.Read more
There are cases where extreme hardship is considered and factored into the decision of the officer. Hardship factors/circumstances may be issues that cause extreme and/or exceptional burden. These factors include but are not limited to family ties and impact (ex. Responsibilities of children, caring for a disabled parent), social or cultural impact (ex. Fear of discrimination, inability to communicate in language of country of origin), health conditions and care (ex. Prior trauma, psychological impact).Read more
Personal injuries can cause a lifetime of emotional disturbance. Victims deserve the rightful compensation to support treatment, care and other supports to address their needs.Read more
To provide high quality mental health evaluations for legal proceedings with an inclusive, culturally competent and holistic approach, facilitating mental health services for those who need them; and by continuing to strive for excellence in supporting mental health for all.
Angela White graduated with her Bachelor of Arts from Hampton University, later attaining her Masters Degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
As a Clinical therapist Angela has been practicing in the Washington DC area since 2012.
Providing mental health evaluations and therapy in English and Spanish to children, adults, and families.
Trained in various evidence based trauma modules such as Trauma systems Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.