U-Visa: Illegal Immigrants Become Legal Residents Via Crime Victimization

Mar 17, 2011 Full story: www.sfweekly.com 12

The Department of Homeland Security finally issued regulations to issue U visas in 2007, and started approving them in significant numbers in 2009. In the Bay Area, attorneys, nonprofits, ethnic media, and the applicants themselves are spreading the word that the worst thing that happens to you in the United States may turn out to be the best. To date, 18,654 crime victims, most of whom were in the country illegally, have received the special visas.

Alongside the enthusiasm comes criticism from those who wonder why people who broke the law to be here should be granted legal status for doing what most citizens would do anyway. "How many Americans are victims of violent crime and don't get squat when the trial is over?" says Richard McCain, who was tried and acquitted for domestic violence against his Mexican-born partner. "What does the illegal immigrant get? A chance to live here as an American." Some say it's unfair to those people who wait abroad for years for visas that would allow them to immigrate legally.

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Mona

Seattle, WA

#1 Mar 17, 2011
Amnesty is occurring all around us and no one is doing or saying anything!!!!

Don't forget this!
Speeders Kill Kids

Watseka, IL

#2 Mar 17, 2011
This is BS. Illegals should be deported no exceptions. Giving them legal status if they are victims of a crime will result in lots of staged crimes where the victim just claims he was mugged.
AmberDru

Columbus, OH

#3 Mar 17, 2011
Numbersusa.com

Criminals who get injured while breaking the law should not be rewarded.

Since: Jun 08

Woodbridge, VA

#5 Mar 17, 2011
Numbers has a couple faxes regarding the Utah situations up.
AmberDru wrote:
Numbersusa.com
Criminals who get injured while breaking the law should not be rewarded.
Lieutenant Provenza

United States

#6 Mar 17, 2011
The spirit is protect vulnerable people. It is just the american way.
violet

San Diego, CA

#7 Mar 17, 2011
Illegal aliens are pretty much getting their way because America no longer have the strong politicians we use to have,we have very weak politicians who are willing to just give Mexico America on a silver platter, regardless of what it is doing to their own Americans, they are not thinking right about this whole illegal immigration in America, instead of forcing more stronger immigration laws, and correct illegal aliens, and push them to abide all American laws, and push for more and much stronger deportations, stop illegal aliens from getting jobs, social services, and stop granting their million of children born here American citizenship. and stop million of their children from getting in schools,
and just let them know that America do have laws, this insanity of massive illegal immigration in America would stop! These very same politicians must go, they are ruining America!! They will not stop at nothing, it will be to late, before they will realize what they have done to America! America can not take care of everybody! We no longer have an American Constitution, no laws, no rules and regulations when it come to illegal aliens, We Americans are force by our politicians to endure in the insanity of illegal immigration!in America
texmex

United States

#8 Mar 18, 2011
Great! We need to be united and help our illegal brothers and sisters.Unidos Se Si Puede!
Mona

Seattle, WA

#9 Mar 18, 2011
texmex:"Great! We need to be united and help our illegal brothers and sisters.Unidos Se Si Puede! "

Reply: Stupido! The parasite is killing the host!!!! We don't have it to give, you'll have to find another host!

P.S., Why do Mexicans always need help? When are you going to do something for yourselves? Just askin'
texmex

United States

#10 Mar 18, 2011
Mona wrote:
texmex:"Great! We need to be united and help our illegal brothers and sisters.Unidos Se Si Puede! "
Reply: Stupido! The parasite is killing the host!!!! We don't have it to give, you'll have to find another host!
P.S., Why do Mexicans always need help? When are you going to do something for yourselves? Just askin'
Stop your whining.Viva los Mexicanos!!

Since: Feb 10

Location hidden

#12 Mar 19, 2011
texmex wrote:
Great! We need to be united and help our illegal brothers and sisters.Unidos Se Si Puede!
No Mas Illegals !

VIVA Deportations !

Viva Jan Brewer !
Anna Park aka Anna Chen

Springfield, VA

#14 May 11, 2011
Yeah, This chick lives in the bay area, Castro Valley I think and this is how she conned her way into getting a U Visa and then a permanent green card by claiming that she was involved in domestic violence. She laughed about it and told me and my friend how she screwed this guy over by pulling this on him. Ruined him and now she can stay here forever. This country is a JOKE.
Her name is Kyung A Park aka Anna Park aka Anna Chen. STAY AWAY FROM THIS PERSON.
mya

United States

#15 Sep 14, 2012
I Feel bad for you, ignorants.

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