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Providing Financial Education Services to Domestic Violence Survivors

This brief paper discusses the importance of financial education programs, and specific considerations when working with domestic violence survivors.
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Workers' Rights Information

This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
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Reducing Language Barriers to Combating Domestic Violence: The Requirements of Title VI

Author(s): Carolyn Ham
This paper notes immigrant women's language barrier to accessing services for domestic violence. The paper provides guidance to police, prosecutors, courts, corrections centers, and shelter programs for determining their obligations toward immigrant women who experience domestic violence.
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Individual Development Account Question and Answer Sheet: A Guide for IDA Consumers with Disabilities

Author(s): Dede Leydorf
This fact sheet specifically addresses the impact of IDAs on SSI and SSDI.
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Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and Homelessness

This fact sheet describes the Housing Choice Voucher Program, why and how it is effective and the different situations of individuals who access this program. Statistics are given which support the effectiveness of the voucher program.
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Individual Development Accounts

This overview provides information about all the IDA basics, including how these accounts work, where the match comes from, how to find and apply for an IDA, and eligibility criteria and program requirements.
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Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

This brief fact sheet provides an overview of the EITC and how this anti-poverty strategy can be used specifically with domestic violence survivors. Links to additional resources are included.
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Tax Policy Center Analysis of the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA)

The American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) makes permanent most of the tax cuts enacted between 2001 and 2010 and extends other tax provisions for between one and five years.
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Saving money on health insurance

This page provides information to help consumers find out if their estimated income level qualifies for savings.