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June 2015

Immigrant Women, Work, and Violence Statistics

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This fact sheet provides statistics on immigrant women in the workplace and discusses why they face an increased risk of abuse.
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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

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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

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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

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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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April 2013

Yes We Can! Public Benefits for Immigrant Survivors

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This webinar from the Office on Violence Against Women, NIWAP, Legal Momentum, and CALCASA covers public benefits that are available to immigrant survivors of violence.
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January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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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 2013

Know Your Rights

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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 2011

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.