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Battered Immigrants

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Battered Immigrants

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Battered Immigrants

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Battered immigrant women in the U.S. often face major obstacles preventing them from getting help. These women may not speak English, and many are dependant on abusive husbands for their visa status. But there is help. Congress has passed a law allowing battered immigrant women to apply for visas on their own. And a number of new organizations are helping abused women from other countries. NPR's Nancy Solomon reports.