Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 03072910 (posted Jul. 29, 2003)"
Office of the Spokesman
July 25, 2003
Taken Question from July 25, 2002 Daily Press Briefing
Rewards for Justice Program
Question: Are informants eligible for U.S. immigration or protection?
Answer: Informants are eligible for certain protections afforded under U.S.
law. This may include the issuance of a visa to the informant and/or
relocation of the individual and dependents. The informant must make a request
for such protection.
The determination of eligibility for such protection falls under theauthority
of the Department of Justice.
Released on July 25, 2003