Articles From Stavri Vako

The New U-Visa Regulations directly undermines Congressional intent to foster a better relationship between justice system and immigrant crime victims By Stavri Vako International and Immigration Law, July 2011 Each time a law enforcement agency refuses to sign a U-Visa certification, perpetrators of crimes against immigrants are not prosecuted. Immigrant victims who are willing to aid law enforcements in their investigations are blocked in their efforts by the lack of certification from obtaining relief under the Violence Against Women Act. Such result is not what Congress intended when it created the U-Visa Program.

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