110-H.R.2388

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance protections for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking.

5/17/2007--Introduced.

Violence Against Immigrant Women Act of 2007 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act Act of 2005, with respect to T-visa (victims of severe form of trafficking in persons) and U-visa (victims of certain crimes) nonimmigrant aliens.

Revises provisions with respect to: (1) victims of crime; (2) self-petitioning and self-petitioning by fiance(e)s and children; (3) access to health, housing, and other public benefits, including Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and food stamps; (4) removal, deportation, and detention; (5) parole; (6) naturalization; and (7) admissibility.

Authorizes appropriations to the Secretary of Homeland Security for related: (1) nonimmigrant status adjustment applications and petitions; (2) employment authorizations; and (3) naturalization applications.

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