Domestic violence is against the law regardless of your immigration status, and if you are abused you have rights that can help you to stay in the United States.
VAWA Law helps immigrants who are domestic abuse survivors to find resources such as state and local government assistance, shelter, medical, and protection from deportation, a major concern in recent years.
WomensHealth.gov: Resources by state on violence against women
Find resources and programs in your state that provide support for women who have experienced abuse.
USCIS.com VAWA pdf about VAWA
Information on the legal rights available to immigrant victims of domestic violence in the United States, and facts about immigrating on an marriage-based visa.