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Know Your Rights: Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance Benefits

This document provides Q&A explaining unemployment benefits, discussing eligibility in circumstances involving dv, and describing the application process for benefits.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.
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Overcoming Inadmissibility for U Visa applicants

Author(s): Gail Pendleton
This paper provides information and strategies for applying for U visa application waivers.
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Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that shelters can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency persons.
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Quiz: Are your services linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women?

This quiz helps service providers identify if their services are linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women.
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Victim Support Video for Law Enforcement Part 1

This 9-minute video is designed to explain to non-federal law enforcement officials the crime of human trafficking. In addition, the video describes both short term and long-term immigration relief (provided by the Department of Homeland Security) that might be available to victims of human trafficking.
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Immigration

This page on WomensLaw.org includes information on VAWA laws for abuse victims, U Visa laws for crime victims, T Visa laws for trafficking victims, Asylum, and Refugee status.
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
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Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Have Faced Sexual Assault in Detention

This document describes the types of behavior that are illegal and describes which types of conduct are legal in detention. There is also information about the rights of victims of sexual assault.
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Rompiendo el Silencio: Manual de entrenamiento para activistas, consejeras y organizadoras Latinas

Author(s): Sonia Parras Konrad
Este manual ofrece información básica y esencial sobre nuestros derechos, el funcionamiento del sistema de protección para sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica, y como trabajar para sobrepasar las barreras que existen en la sociedad que impiden que inmigrantes sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica obtengan la protección necesaria contra el abuso. Asimismo, propone estrategias sobre cãmo organizarse, cãmo trabajar en grupo, cãmo lograr que el grupo perdure, cãmo empezar nuestra propia agencia de servicios, y cãmo negociar y moverse en el sistema.
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U Visa for Domestic Violence Crimes

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

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.