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January 2014

Justice for All: How Attorneys Can Successfully Win Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors When There Is a Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights

Author(s): Carole Angel, Soraya Fata, Rocio Molina, Benish Anver, Leslye E. Orloff
This resource provides an overview of family law options for immigrants and immigrant victims, with a particular focus on how to address and respond effectively when immigration status, language access and other issues intersect in family court cases involving immigrants.
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July 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

Author(s): Kathleen Sullivan, Leslye E. Orloff
This manual provides information for advocates, attorneys, justice system professionals, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

Author(s): Natalia Lee, Daniel J. Quinones, Nawal Ammar, Leslye E. Orloff
This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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January 2013

Know Your Rights

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Alicia Lacy Carra
This booklet provides information on the full range of immigration relief options created for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. For domestic violence victims a discussion of domestic violence protection orders and how they can help immigrant victims is included.
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January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Amanda Baran, Phoebe Mounts
This chapter describes the range of services an immigrant victim of sexual assault can access through different programs and services of the health care system.
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January 2011

Facilitating Access to TANF for Battered Immigrants: A Pilot Training Manual for TANF Eligibility Workers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Leandra Zarnow, Yiris Cornwall
This training manual provides information to TANF eligibility workers on how to access TANF for qualified alien immigrant survivors.
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January 2011

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women - A 'How To' Manual For Battered Women's Advocates and Service Providers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Rachael Little
This manual addresses: the dynamics of domestic violence in immigrant families; ways to create agency-wide cultural competency training programs; multicultural approaches to shelter protocol development; recruiting and hiring multicultural staff; foreign language needs and helpful interviewing techniques for client intake sessions and meetings; ways to do outreach and collaboration with immigrant communities; and, descriptions of model programs.
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January 2010

Ensuring Language Access to Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Amanda Baran, Martha Cohen
This Chapter demonstrates that although immigrant victims can legally access services that are available to protect victims regardless of immigration status, such as sexual assault and domestic violence services, law enforcement protection, and immigration relief, many immigrant victims are unlikely to seek help due to language barriers, isolation, and lack of information about available help.
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Introduction to Immigration Relief for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Abuse and Glossary of Terms

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Joanne Lin, Deborah Birnbaum
This training manual is directed at advocates and attorneys and provides an overview of immigration laws and options available to immigrant women who have been sexually abused.
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April 2006

Battered Immigrants and U.S. Citizen Spouses

Author(s): Giselle Aguilar Hass, Nawal Ammar, Leslye E. Orloff
The study reveals that the rate of abuse is higher among immigrant women who are married to American citizens. Examples of immigration-related tactics of abuse are provided.
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January 2004

Collaboration, Confidentiality, and Expanding Advocacy

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Laurie DePalo
This document presents information on the importance of collaborating with other agencies to improve culturally competent services to immigrant survivors, on how to collaborate with different agencies, and on how to address problems when working with collaboration.
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March 2002

Offering a Helping Hand: Legal Protections for Battered Immigrant Women, A History of Legislative Responses

Author(s): Janice V. Kaguyutan, Leslye E. Orloff
This article presents an overview of the history of legal protections for immigrant women who experience domestic violence in the United States. The document notes legal amendments since 1990 that reflect an increased understanding of the danger of domestic violence to the society as a whole and to individual survivors.