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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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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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

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.
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July 2013

How Comprehensive immigration Reform Affects Immigrant Survivors

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

Thirty Percent of Migrant Laborers in San Diego Experience Trafficking

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

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This technical assistance brief offers considerations and recommendations to advocates for battered women about serving trafficked women and children.
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June 2013

Effectively Framing a U Visa Labor-Based Application

Author(s): Eunice Hyunhye Cho, Gail Pendleton
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

Author(s): Nik Theodore
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.
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April 2013

U Visa Laws for Crime Victims

This page provides information about U visa, including what this visa is, who can be its principal applicants, grounds for inadmissibility, and costs for its application.
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April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

Author(s): Natalia Lee, Daniel J. Quinones, Nawal Ammar, Leslye E. Orloff
This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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January 2013

Why do Some Men use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?: Quantitative findings from the United Nations multi-country study on men and violence in Asia and the Pacific

Author(s): Rachel Jewkes, James Lang
This report shares the results of a study conducted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea. It explores the prevalence of mens use of violence against women in the survey sites, and shows what factors make men more or less likely to use violence.
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January 2013

Creative Strategies for Outreaching and Working Effectively with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Workplace

In light of immigration enforcement and the economic climate, now more than ever, immigrant women are vulnerable to experiencing sexual violence in the workplace. Across the country, immigrant-working women with and without work authorization are subjected to adverse working conditions and victimization at alarming rates. During this webinar, presenters focus on creative community organizing and screening and outreach strategies to identify survivors. This webinar also introduces basic legal remedies available.
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January 2013

What will the renewal of VAWA change?

This webpage provides information about changes in VAWA 2013 and how it addresses gaps in services and justice for all survivors.