The experiences of a Honduran woman on Long Island who says she faced domestic violence reveal the difficulties in securing an U visa, which New York officials champion.

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  • 12 detained babies have been released from ICE custody in Dilley, Texas
    Prior to their arrival, ICE had an "unspoken rule" that mothers with young babies seeking asylum would bypass the usual ... and it needs to be special requested, which caused delays in accessing it, ...
    03/4/2019 - 12:37 pm | View Link
  • Glens Falls protest calls for reuniting immigrant families; Stefanik says she agrees
    It also allowed undocumented immigrants to remain in the country and apply for six-year renewable visas and offer a pathway to citizenship through a merit-based system. It failed 301-121. “I am a ...
    06/30/2018 - 9:09 am | View Link
  • Latinos are reporting fewer sexual assaults amid a climate of fear in immigrant communities, LAPD says
    Kice dismissed Beck’s comments as speculative, pointing out that crime victims and witnesses who are in the country illegally are sometimes offered special visas. Federal officials ... consequence of ...
    03/21/2017 - 4:25 pm | View Link
  • County kicks in $3.5M for immigrant support
    In a unanimous vote, supervisors agreed to devote $2.9 million in county funds for hiring attorneys to represent immigrants in need of legal assistance, including representation for those facing ...
    03/16/2017 - 4:42 am | View Link
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  • Press
    New York Times: Immigrant Crime Victims Seeking Special Visas Find a Tough Path March 8, 2015 Boom: A Seldom Heard Perspective On Today's Broken Immigration System February 24, 2015 Center for American Progress: Clear Guidance on Humanitarian Parole Is Needed to Reunite Same-Sex Partners Who Are Unable to Legally Marry February 11, 2015
    12/1/2019 - 5:35 am | View Website
  • New York Police report spike in Caribbean immigrant crime ...
    New York Police report spike in Caribbean immigrant crime victims seeking special visas. There has been increased fear in the Caribbean and other immigrant communities in the United States since Donald Trump’s inauguration in January as president of the United States. Making good on a campaign pledge, Trump has followed through...
    11/30/2019 - 9:49 pm | View Website
  • Victims are not required to be in legal immigration status ...
    grants who have been victims of a crime. Often victims are unaware of such protections, thus frontline workers serve as a critical link for immi- grant victims. There are specific protections for victims of domestic violence, victims of certain crimes, and victims of human trafficking.
    11/29/2019 - 7:20 pm | View Website
  • Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes | Homeland Security
    T Nonimmigrant Status. The T nonimmigrant status (or T visa) provides immigration protection to victims of severe forms of trafficking in persons who assist law enforcement in the investigation and prosecution of human trafficking cases. Suffer extreme hardship involving unusual and severe harm if removed from the United States.
    11/26/2019 - 10:16 pm | View Website
  • Immigrant Crime Victims Seeking Special Visas Find A Tough ...
    Immigrant Crime Victims Seeking Special Visas Find A Tough Path March 12, 2016 | 0 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio made it clear in January: New York State and New York City were stepping up efforts to protect some of the most vulnerable immigrants from deportation.
    11/23/2019 - 6:56 am | View Website
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