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PBS NewsHour | Thousands of Iraqis Who Helped Americans in War Caught in Visa Holdup | PBS

Duration: 08:18
Program: PBS NewsHour #10230
Broadcast Date: Dec. 29, 2011

In 2008, Congress passed a law allowing up to 5,000 Iraqis who had helped Americans during the war to come to the U.S. with their families as refugees each year, but the visa process has been slowed. Jeffrey Brown discusses the holdups with the University of Minnesota's Eric Schwartz and The Philadelphia Inquirer's Trudy Rubin.

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Post Date: December 29, 2011