The Miami Police Department has enacted changes to how it treats immigrant victims of crime in response to an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. The story found that dozens of law enforcement agencies across the country routinely undermine visa protections for immigrants. Miami, like other departments serving large immigrant populations, had
A new survey of judges, prosecutors, law enforcement and advocates suggests immigrant victims are less willing to report crimes or go to court.
A majority said it has become harder to investigate cases of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking involving immigrant victims.