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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 Domestic Violence

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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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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2016

NRCDV Stands Statement

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NRCDV affirms where we stand.
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  • General Material
August 2016

State-Funded Medical Assistance Programs

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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
January 2016

Human Trafficking and the Experiences of Transgender Immigrant Latin@ Survivors

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This presentation from Francesco Duberli of Survivors’ Pathway explores the unique experiences of transgender Latin@ immigrant survivors of human trafficking and the challenging barriers they face when attempting to access services and resources.
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  • General Material
November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

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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

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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
October 2015

Single, Young Female - Seeking Asylum: The Struggles Victims of Sex Trafficking Face under Current United States Refugee Law

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This law review note explores the obstacles faced by female survivors of sex trafficking seeking asylum in the United States.
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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

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

Immigrant Women, Work, and Violence Statistics

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This fact sheet provides statistics on immigrant women in the workplace and discusses why they face an increased risk of abuse.