Thursday, April 5, 2007

U.S. Challenged on Immigrant Women's Legal Limbo

By Adriana Gardella. WeNews correspondent. March 27, 2007

A 2000 law designed to reduce violent crimes targeting immigrant women and children has yet to be implemented because regulations were never issued. Now advocacy groups have sued the government to force it to comply with the law.

(WOMENSENEWS)--Advocates for immigrant women who are victims of domestic violence and applying for visas have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security.

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