After Tragedy In El Paso, A Special Visa Could Provide Some Survivors A Glimmer Of Hope

“It gives people the opportunity to have a voice where otherwise they would be afraid to use that voice, due to possible retaliation or deportation.”

By Mallory FalkAugust 28, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

On Aug. 3, 2019, a shooter at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, took the lives of 22, injured over two dozen and changed a whole community. The shooting was the worst targeting Latinx in modern U.S. history.

But as some survivors begin to process the horror, there might be a glimmer of hope: Those without a green card may now be eligible for a special visa, designed to protect crime victims.

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