25 Mar

Petition to increase U visa Cap

The U visa is given to those who are victims of certain crimes. Congress created the U nonimmigrant visa with the passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (including the Battered Immigrant Women’s Protection Act) in October 2000. The legislation was intended to strengthen the ability of law enforcement agencies to investigate and…


26 Jul

Human Trafficking – The modern day Slavery! How can immigration laws help the victims?

Human trafficking, also known as trafficking in persons, is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers lure individuals with false promises of employment and a better life. Many young women and men are taken from their home countries with the hope of  living an “American Dream”.  Unfortunately many end up finding a nightmare. The…