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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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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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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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January 2013

Know Your Rights

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Alicia Lacy Carra
This booklet provides information on the full range of immigration relief options created for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. For domestic violence victims a discussion of domestic violence protection orders and how they can help immigrant victims is included.
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January 2013

Domestic Violence as a Basis for Asylum: An Analysis of 206 Case Outcomes in the United States From 1994 to 2012

Author(s): Blaine Bookey
This article aims to shed light on decision making trends and provide greater transparency to the asylum system. This article argues that without clear guidance, the United States will continue to shirk its international obligations to protect women who present bona fide claims for relief.
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January 2013

Women who Stay: Perspectives of Latina Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence on Staying with or Leaving Abusive Partners

Many women, regardless of race or ethnicity, choose to continue to live with partners who have been (or continue to be) abusive. Traditional domestic violence intervention approaches have emphasized women leaving abusive relationships, but the applicability and acceptability of this approach for women from culturally diverse backgrounds, including immigrant and Latina survivors of IPV, is not well understood.
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January 2013

Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment

This comprehensive report details advocates needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities. For example, while 91.4% of advocates who responded to the national survey said their organization has identified demographics of their intended service population, just 19.3% thought that their clients served matched those demographics; also, participants consistently discussed the importance of creating culturally specific materials that truly reflect the culture of Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.” This report is also available in Spanish. 
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January 2013

I am a Leader

This inspiring 3 minutes and 49 seconds video describes the experiences of Latina women from Guatemala as they realized their inner leadership potential.
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January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Amanda Baran, Phoebe Mounts
This chapter describes the range of services an immigrant victim of sexual assault can access through different programs and services of the health care system.