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Special Collection
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Author(s): Sheetal Rana
This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are in abusive relationships, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence

This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are victims of sexual violence, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.

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August 2016

State-Funded Medical Assistance Programs

This table presents a list of state funded programs that provide medical coverage for immigrants who are not eligible for federally funded Medicaid program.
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  • General Material
November 2015

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

This document explains An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is issued by the IRS to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security number (SSN) issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
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  • General Material
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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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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  • General Material
January 2015

Immigrant Families

This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.
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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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 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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  • General Material
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.