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January 2015

The "Kingston Mills Murder" and the Construction of "Honor Killings"

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This article addresses the ways in which some acts of violence against women are often characterized as "honor killings," and asserts that this a form of labeling other "Others" as being backward and inherently more violent than western cultures. The author stresses the importance of rejecting this narrative.
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January 2015

Facts about Teen Dating Violence

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This fact sheet includes statistics and other useful information to assist the reader in understanding this issue as it relates to Latin@ youth.
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September 2014

Immigrant Women in the United States: A Portrait of Demographic Diversity

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This document provides information on the 18.9 million immigrant women living in the United States in 2008.
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January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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January 2014

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

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The most common form of human trafficking is sexual exploitation (79% of human trafficking cases). The victims of sexual exploitation are predominantly women and girls.
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January 2014

Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act

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This document reviews how immigrants are included in health care reform per provisions in the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). Spanish version available.
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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

Thirty Percent of Migrant Laborers in San Diego Experience Trafficking

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Construction, janitorial/cleaning and landscaping sectors had the highest rates of reported trafficking violations and labor abuses.
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July 2013

Trafficking: Considerations & Recommendations for Battered Women's Advocates

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This technical assistance brief offers considerations and recommendations to advocates for battered women about serving trafficked women and children.
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July 2013

How Comprehensive immigration Reform Affects Immigrant Survivors

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This article highlights provisions included in the bipartisan Senate immigration bill (S.744) which specifically enhance protections for immigrant survivors.
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June 2013

Effectively Framing a U Visa Labor-Based Application

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Presenters in this webinar discuss best practices in framing cases arising in the workplace, including: framing the qualifying crime, obtaining helpful certifications, identifying and presenting substantial harm and inadmissibility waiver arguments; and organizing your application to achieve success.
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May 2013

Insecure Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement

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This report presents findings from a survey of Latinos regarding their perceptions of law enforcement authorities in light of the greater involvement of police in immigration enforcement.