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U Visas Should Protect Undocumented Immigrants. But Are They Working?

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Undocumented immigrants who've been victims of crimes in the U.S. can apply for a special protection called the U visa. It lets them stay in the country and grants them a path to citizenship.

But advocates fear more people who could qualify for the U visa are being detained and deported.

WAMU's Elly Yu (@ellywyu) brings us one family's story.

This segment aired on September 30, 2019.

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