US to give visas to Iraqis who collaborated with them

The embassy said on Thursday a new visa scheme would allow 5,000 Iraqis in each year during a five-year period starting last month.

US to give visas to Iraqis who collaborated with them
Thousands of Iraqis who worked for the American government or military in Iraq will be given visas allowing them to settle permanently in the United States, the U.S. embassy said.

The embassy said on Thursday a new visa scheme would allow 5,000 Iraqis in each year during a five-year period starting last month.

Richard Albright, the U.S. embassy's senior coordinator for refugee issues, said Iraqis who collaborated with US occupation longer than three months since March 20, 2003, may be eligible.

Reuters
Last Mod: 25 Temmuz 2008, 10:59
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