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My Wife Became Legal and I Became Illegal
By Carey Roberts on Feb 22, 08
Each year the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and similar federal laws funnel $1 billion to help abused and battered women – or so we are led to believe. A good part of that money goes to immigrants who claim to be victims of domestic violence.
Last Fall I wrote a three-part exposé that revealed how an immigrant woman’s restraining order becomes a gold-plated meal ticket that entitles her to preferential treatment by immigration authorities, free legal services, and a generous helping of welfare services.
One woman whose father had been falsely accused of abuse and forced from his home wrote me, I believe the Violence Against Women Act should be called the “Women Get What They Want Act. “[ www.renewamerica.us/columns/roberts/070912 ] ….(Full Story)