Thank you for the inquiry. If you are unfamiliar with the process as far as employer-sponsored petitions or employment-based visas, you should seek a consultation with an immigration attorney. The attorney can assist you as far as explaining your available options, costs and time frame. Many of us represent clients abroad and offer consultations over Skype.
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Depending on your age, you might qualify for Deferred Action. However, deferred action would only grant you work authorization for two years and would not give you lawful status in the U.S. If you have a spouse who is a US citizen, then your spouse could be the petitioner for an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative. However, you run the risk of having to go through consular processing and potentially be barred from reentering the U.S. if any issues arise. You should consult with an immigration...
Your eligibility depends on certain information not provided in the question. Please seek the advice of an immigration attorney to clarify the requirements and make sure you are eligible. I agree with my colleagues that more information is needed and important preliminary questions must first be addressed such as if you have ever been out of status and the running of the "clock" etc. Good luck!
There are various ways to collect evidence of abuse. It would be a good idea to speak individually with an attorney about your specific situation. I am assuming you are in the 90 day period where you will be filing the removal of conditions application. This is the last crucial step and a waiver is no simple form of relief to obtain. You should consult an immigration attorney regarding this matter.