Visas to enter the U.S. are typically a hot commodity: The government stopped taking applications for its 2014 allotment of 65,000 H-1B work visas after just four days, for example. But not the T-visa. Of the 50,000 T-visas that have been offered over the last 10 years, the government has issued only 6,206 of the little-known visas meant to protect victims of human trafficking and their family members. Read more»
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In the first half of 2011 alone, more than 46,000 illegal immigrants with children were deported, leaving more than 5,000 children in foster care. It's a growing problem, says a recent report. (with video) Read more» 2