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March-28-96

Domestic Assault Victims Get Help from INS

On Tuesday (3-26), the Immigration and Naturalization Service issued a new rule to allow battered spouses and children to apply for permanent residence in the USA on their own. The rule is aimed at preventing abusive husbands or wives from holding the victims of their abuse captive. According to officials, close to 400 applications from battered spouses and children are awaiting action.

Media Resources: USA Today - March 27, 1996