Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Immigrant Provisions Get Attention--Domestic Abuse

VOAVideo: Immigrant Provisions Get Attention--Domestic Abuse

One out of every three people in the United States has been a victim of domestic violence, according to Department of Justice Statistics. In 1994, the United States passed the Violence Against Women Act to protect women against domestic abuse. Since then, more women are reporting these crimes. But now lawmakers are planning to re-examine the law in several areas, particularly as it deals with millions of immigrants in the United States. But not everyone is happy about that. VOA's Carolyn Presutti explains.

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