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U Visa for Domestic Violence Crimes

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This brief provides general information about the process of applying for U visa.
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Advocate's Guide

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This entails collaborating with immigrant and community agencies to develop a referral list of interpreters and train the interpreters on domestic violence issues, identify and reach out to attorneys who have knowledge of immigration issues, and establish relationships with law enforcement officers and prosecutors. This document also provides guidance on working with immigrant women to determine her safety, to provide access to interpreter, to determine her medical needs, to explain services available to her, and to refer her to an attorney.
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Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."
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Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes: Information for Law Enforcement, Healthcare Providers and Others

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This brochure provides information about VAWA, U visa, and T visa, including information about eligibility criteria and which forms to file for U or T nonimmigrant visa.
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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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Power and Control Tactics used against Immigrant Women

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This document describes some of the tactics used to abuse immigrant women. These include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, using coercion and threat, intimidation, isolation, and blaming women for inciting violence.
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Quick Tips for Using an Interpreter

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This resource offers guidance on communicating via an interpreter. Available in both English and Spanish.
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How to Protect Yourself and Your Children from Domestic Violence: Safety Planning for Immigrant and Refugee Women

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This document offers guidance to immigrant survivors for planning their safety at home and at work and for planning for safety of their children. Available in English and Spanish.
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Workers' Rights Information

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This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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Reproductive Justice 101: A Select History

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This Reproductive Justice 101 interactive timeline - from 1654 onward - is a great tool for starting dialogues within organizations about the issue.
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Interviewing and Safety Planning for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

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This document suggests culturally competent approaches that advocates and attorneys could use to communicate with immigrant survivors and help them plan their safety.