Iraqi interpreters' long wait for US visas

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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