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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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March 2015

Immigrant Latin@s and Abortion: The Fight for Access to Comprehensive Coverage and Care

This fact sheet explains how immigrant Latin@s are hurt by restrictions on abortion, and provides recommendations related to ending policies barring immigrants from participating in public and affordable health coverage programs on the sole basis of their immigration status.
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February 2015

Learning From Latin@ Youth About Teen Dating Violence

This webinar presentation brings together the voices of practitioners and researchers sharing their experiences from working or studying teen dating violence among Latin@ youth.
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January 2015

Immigration Issues and Resources

This fact sheet provides legal information to immigrants who identify as LGBT and immigrants who are HIV-positive.
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January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.
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January 2015

Violence in the Home

This brochure provides information on the options and help available for immigrant and refugee women who experience domestic violence.
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January 2015

National Directory of Programs with Experience Serving Immigrant Victims

This directory includes contact information for service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes and human trafficking. The database is organized by state and also searchable by language.
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January 2015

Immigrant Families

This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.
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September 2014

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

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

Author(s): Carole Angel, Soraya Fata, Rocio Molina, Benish Anver, Leslye E. Orloff
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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January 2014

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

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

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

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

Author(s): Rosie Hidalgo
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.