"Why GAO Did This Study
Tens of thousands of foreign nationals travel to the United States each year under the H-2A and H-2B visa programs. These programs are designed to fill a temporary need that U.S. workers are unavailable to fill. Employers...
"In the past decade, several new laws have allowed abused foreign-born
women, including those who entered the United States illegally and
those whose immigration status depends on their spouse, to obtain legal
residency on their own. Lawyers...
" Immigrants detained in facilities run by the Department of Homeland Security are a step closer to having similar protections from sexual abuse as inmates in the U.S. prison system. The DHS announced the new rules today for its detention facilities...
"Even though our maddening and broken immigration system probably won’t be reformed for at least another few years, small pockets of common sense can be found in the midst of it all.
Take a recent decision in a New York state appellate court...