U-visa Applications Far Exceed Number of Visas Available

Record Number of U-Visa Applications Far Exceed Number of Visas Available

In 2000, Congress passed the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act to protect immigrant crime victims who otherwise would not go to the police out of fear they would be deported. It was seven years later before USCIS finalized regulations to implement the law and two years after that before the first visas were …

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