At the South Valley Academy near Albuquerque, educators are focused on more than teaching. With most students coming from immigrant families, they have to help many cope with the effects of deportations of family members. (Part 1 of a two-part audio series)
COMMENTARY: Today officially launches a journalistic project documenting the lives of the women in an immigrant family I’ve spent months getting to know. I hope you’re challenged and enriched by the experience like I have been.
Heath Haussamen and others went on the radio this morning to talk about our recent articles about visas given to immigrants who cooperate in the prosecution of crimes and other issues. Click on the headline to listen.
Despite their value to local prosecutors, in each of the last three years there have been too few U visas – those given to immigrants without legal status who help prosecute crimes – around the nation to meet demand because of a federally mandated cap of 10,000 per year.