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The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story

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This report explores the sexual abuse to prison pipeline in which girls are arrested and incarcerated after they are sexually abused by mapping out key points in the pipeline.
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No Easy Answers: Sex Offender Laws in the US

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This Human Rights Watch report takes an in-depth look into the current sex offender laws in the US and offers a critique of such laws as well as recommendations and model programs. Issues related to juvenile offenders, residency restriction, offender registration, community notification, and internet registries are also discussed.
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Prosecutor's Guide

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This document provides information to prosecutors on assisting immigrant victims of domestic violence. The document suggests prosecutors collaborate with community-based domestic violence and immigrant service organizations to provide services to immigrant women. The document also provides information on various legal options available to immigrant victims of domestic violence and guidance about working with immigrant women.
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A Statewide Profile of Abuse of Older Women and the Criminal Justice Response

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This statewide study in Rhode Island of domestic violence in older women and the response of state authorities found a relatively larger proportion of intimate partner abuse than previously found in adult protective service surveys.
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Domestic Child Sex Trafficking and the Juvenile Justice System

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This paper outlines the need to identify child victims of sex trafficking prior to their arrest for juvenile prostitution and the need for appropriate services and safeguards for these victims.
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Questions and Answers: Victims of Human Trafficking, T Nonimmigrant Status

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This webpage discusses the T Nonimmigrant Status (T Visa) which is set aside for those who are or have been victims of human trafficking and are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of acts of trafficking.
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T Nonimmigrant Status - Immigration Relief for Victims of Human Trafficking Video

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This video provides information of how the T Visa can assist victims of human trafficking and connect them with the different services/benefits available to them.
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Overcoming Inadmissibility for U Visa applicants

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This paper provides information and strategies for applying for U visa application waivers.
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Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti- Human Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers

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Developed by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, this directory is an excellent resource for practitioners and task forces seeking to expand and enhance their knowledge of anti-human trafficking practices.
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Finding a Lawyer

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This webpage includes a drop-down menu where you can select a state and view links to lawyer referral services and legal aid organizations in that state. Listings are organized either by county or by city/town within each state.
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DNA & Crime Victims: Post-Conviction Testing and Exonerations

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This guide is aimed at staff of prosecutors’ victim-witness programs or community-based advocacy programs who need to support victims when their cases have been reopened for post-conviction DNA testing or when the person originally convicted of the crime is later exonerated.