Illegal alien crime victims get U-visas (Mexico-linked Peter Schey, Anna Gorman)
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued guidelines for the new visas, which are designated for certain victims who cooperate with law enforcement in the investigation and prosecution of violent crimes.Also mentioned: "Leslye Orloff, director of Legal Momentum's Immigrant Women Program in New York".
The visas will enable the immigrants to work and live in the U.S. and to apply for permanent residency after three years. Ten thousand "U visas" will be available each year, along with visas for family members...
...Peter Schey, who sued the Department of Homeland Security for failing to issue the visas, said he had been fighting for this for years on behalf of thousands of violent-crime victims and their families...
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