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January 2012

Introduction to U visa consular processes

Author(s): Sonia Parras Konrad, Cecelia Friedman, Gail Pendleton
This powerpoint presents information about processing U visa overseas, challenges involved in the process, and strategies to address the challenges.
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January 2012

Financial Literacy for Newcomers: Weaving Immigrant Needs into Financial Education

It includes online resources, a snapshot of participating programs across the country, and sample interview questions when working on financial literacy with immigrant populations.
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January 2012

Counter Trafficking and Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants: Annual Report of Activities 2011

This report, which details activities of the IOM's Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants programs and projects, focuses on IOM's direct assistance to trafficked persons and vulnerable migrants, in particular the provision of voluntary, safe, and sustainable return and reintegration assistance.
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January 2012

Yon Je Louvri: Reducing Vulnerability to Sexual Violence in Haitis IDP Camps

This report presents findings on the intersections between food access, water, sanitation, housing and the incidence of sexual violence in camps for displaced persons outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It also provides recommendations for action to improve access to basic needs and prevent sexual violence.
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December 2011

Immigration Relief for Vulnerable Populations: Human Trafficking, Crime Victims, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

This webinar recording focuses on immigration relief for vulnerable populations, offering great remedies for victims of violence such as the T-nonimmigrant status for victims of Human Trafficking, the U-nonimmigrant status for victims of crimes, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) relief for domestic violence victims, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ) for child abuse, abandonment and neglect victims.
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December 2011

Language Access and Domestic Violence: Communicating with Limited English Proficient Individuals

This document provides recommendations for service providers for working with domestic violence survivors with limited English proficiency. Ethical and legal considerations are discussed, as well as tips for working with interpreters.
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June 2011

Immigrant & Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence Homicide in Washington State

This fact sheet provides information on immigrant and refugee victims of domestic violence that were killed by their abusers in Washington State from 1997 through 2009.
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January 2011

Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence in the United States and Facts about Immigrating on a Marriage-based Visa Fact Sheet

This website provides information about domestic violence and legal rights of immigrant women married to a US citizen. It suggests that immigrant women call the police if they or their children are in danger. The website also includes information about services available to immigrant survivors. The second part of this website gives information about immigration options for survivors.
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January 2011

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women - A 'How To' Manual For Battered Women's Advocates and Service Providers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Rachael Little
This manual addresses: the dynamics of domestic violence in immigrant families; ways to create agency-wide cultural competency training programs; multicultural approaches to shelter protocol development; recruiting and hiring multicultural staff; foreign language needs and helpful interviewing techniques for client intake sessions and meetings; ways to do outreach and collaboration with immigrant communities; and, descriptions of model programs.
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January 2011

Facilitating Access to TANF for Battered Immigrants: A Pilot Training Manual for TANF Eligibility Workers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Leandra Zarnow, Yiris Cornwall
This training manual provides information to TANF eligibility workers on how to access TANF for qualified alien immigrant survivors.
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September 2010

The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers

This article explains how undocumented immigrant workers who are victims of crime can benefit from the U Visa. \
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August 2010

Continued Presence: Temporary Immigration Status for Victims of Human Trafficking

This fact sheet defines continued presence, explains why it is an important tool for federal state and local law enforcement, offers information on the application process, describes who authorizes Continued Presence applications and who qualifies for this immigration status.