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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.

Special Collection

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 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.
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.

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May 2017

Impact of Increased Immigration Enforcement on Victims Experiencing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survey

Seven national organizations released the results of the 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors.
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  • General Material
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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November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

This article details key findings from a series published by the National Council of La Raza, entitled Profiles on Latinos and Banking. The series analyzes the data from the previously published report entitled Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities.
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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
September 2015

A Quick Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Key Federal Means-tested Programs

This chart provides information on which public assistance services are available to immigrant women, including undocumented immigrants.
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  • General Material
April 2015

Human Trafficking and Immigration Rights

This brief report covers topics including barriers to accessing immigration remedies for trafficked persons and increased vulnerability of workers that lack immigration protections. It also outlines recommendations regarding access to legal immigration status.
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  • General Material
March 2015

Immigrant Women in the United States

This Spotlight provides statistics on immigrant women in the United States. The 18.9 million immigrant women in the United States in 2008 made up 12 percent of all women in the country.
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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.