The Importance of the U-visa as a Crime-Fighting Tool for Law Enforcement Officials [pdf]

The U-visa has become an important crime fighting tool that helps law enforcement officials, including police, sheriffs, and prosecutors across the country to build trust with immigrant crime victims and their communities. In this report, law enforcement officials describe the ways in which the U-visa has helped them in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting crime in their communities. (December 13, 2012).