Immigration Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

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This report describes how the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provisions work in practice. It discusses improvements suggested by immigration attorneys and law enforcement observers to increase the utilization of VAWA provisions by abused foreign nationals as well as ways to reduce immigration fraud. The report closes with possible immigration-related issues that Congress may choose to consider should it reauthorize VAWA.

Creator(s): Kandel, William A.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 10, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Kandel, William A.

Analyst in Immigration Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 10, 2012
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This report describes how the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provisions work in practice. It discusses improvements suggested by immigration attorneys and law enforcement observers to increase the utilization of VAWA provisions by abused foreign nationals as well as ways to reduce immigration fraud. The report closes with possible immigration-related issues that Congress may choose to consider should it reauthorize VAWA.

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34 pages.

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