Jennifer-Leigh Oprihory is a Chicago-based freelance multimedia journalist. A Master’s candidate at the Medill School of Journalism specializing in health, science and national security reporting, she currently works as a global-health and human-rights blogger at Northwestern University’s Global Health Portal.
SIV stands for Special Immigant Visa, a form of Visa issued by the U.S. State Department to legally qualifying parties. Different type of SIVs exist for different groups of refugees e.g. Afghans and Iraqis, and each type has its own rules, regulations. Read on! →