Ex-Koch Foods Workers Case Underscores U-Visa Obstacles

Law360, New York (March 31, 2016, 11:48 AM EDT) -- The case of Maria Cazorla v. Koch Foods of Mississipi LLC Cause No. 15-60562 (5th Cir.), is not your typical sexual harassment and retaliation case nor is it your typical discovery dispute. It raises pertinent questions regarding the continued viability of issuance of U-visas to crime victims. The U-visa is a nonimmigrant visa available to undocumented victims of crimes (and their immediate family members) who have suffered substantial mental or physical abuse and are willing to assist law enforcement and government officials in the investigation or prosecution of the criminal activity. If approved for a U-visa, the beneficiary can lawfully live and...

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