You have rights, too. Call a women's shelter and I'm sure they'll provide the answers you seek.
The beauty and curse of living in the digital age is that nearly everything is documented in one way or another.
I recommend developing a journal of items that demonstrate his lack of character and speak with professionals about the effects his actions will have on the children's future.
These things are expensive, so you'll need to raise money. Visit www.giveforward.com to create a profile and tell your story.
Get it out in the open on EP and any other forums you belong to. With luck and perseverance you will see the donations coming in to support your cause.
He cheats, he threatened to sue you, he threatened your life. So he doesn't love you and he will never love you. You're still young so you really NEED to quit him.<br />
Don't do anything illegal, it's very dangerous especially if you're a foreigner - it's sad to say, but it's true.<br />
But your main goal is to leave him, with or without kids. Let the judges decide who will keep the kids, but no one can compel you to stay with him.
ANY LADIES READING THIS ! PLEASE do not help any one from another country come here. They will want to treat you like the women in their country and you will be screwed... <br />
If they treat the women like trash in their land then guess how you will be treated once he gets here ! <br />
NOW --------<br />
You have no parents of your own or any other family to go to? <br />
You have no womens help centers where you live? <br />
You have no Police department? <br />
You have no legs to simply start walking away?<br />
I have heard stories of people so many times where they say they are STUCK there.<br />
NO YOU ARE NOT STUCK THERE. YOU CAN LEAVE, IF YOU WANT.<br />
You just want to leave and take everything with you, and that is why you do not go.<br />
So which do you really want? To get away, or to have everything?<br />
And remember YOU made the decision to bring him here, you can tell the green card people to NOT let him have it. <br />
But YOU have to have the guts to correct what you did in the first place.
What country are you in?
I'm wondering if you could get "proof" of his cheating and then file for divorce. But I know nothing about the laws in Italy.