[QODLink]
Middle East

Iraqi interpreters' long wait for US visas

Interpreters who assisted the US military during the occupation are still awaiting visas they were promised.

Last Modified: 20 Sep 2013 08:11
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Iraqi interpreters who assisted the US military during the American occupation are worried that time is running out for them to be granted US visas.

The interpreters and their families were promised the visas in exchange for their services.

Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports from Connecticut.

46

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Your chance to be an investigative journalist in Al Jazeera’s new interactive game.
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Featured
Private citizens take initiative to help 'irregular' migrants, accusing governments of excessive focus on security.
Indonesia's cassava plantations are being killed by mealybugs, and thousands of wasps will be released to stop them.
Violence in Ain al-Arab has prompted many Kurdish Syrians to flee to Turkey, but others are returning to battle ISIL.
Unelected representatives quietly iron out logistics of massive TPP and TTIP deals among US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
Led by students concerned for their future with 'nothing to lose', it remains to be seen who will blink first.