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The U Visa backlog is out of control.

The bigger it gets, the more danger immigrant crime victims are in. And the worse U.S. public safety gets.

Congress must increase the cap & clear the backlog.

The #Uvisa backlog as of the end of FY 2021 stands over 170,000. It grew by an average of 16,000+ applications annually between FY 2011 - FY 2021.

Using these numbers, if NO NEW U visa petitions were filed, it would take over 17 years to completely clear the backlog.

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There are a few ways we can fix this. One is to hire more staff. @AILANational recommends hiring 60-80 additional U visa adjudicators to see whether some visas could be recaptured.…
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