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Policy 101

This section of the National Latin@ Network’s website provides an overview of the legislative process, information on current issues that impact people experiencing domestic violence (particularly within immigrant communities), an outline of lobbying regulations for nonprofits, and a “find your legislators” tool.
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Power and Control Tactics used against Immigrant Women

This document describes some of the tactics used to abuse immigrant women. These include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, using coercion and threat, intimidation, isolation, and blaming women for inciting violence.
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Do You Have Problems at Home? Read About Your Rights in this Country

Author(s): Sonia Parras Konrad
This document provides information to immigrant women about domestic violence, the US immigrant laws and rights, and public assistance available.
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Dynamics of Sexual Assault and the Implications for Immigrant Women

Author(s): Jessica Mindlin, Leslye E. Orloff, Sameera Pochiraju, Amanda Baran, Ericka Echavarria
This chapter provides a general overview of sexual assault and its impact on immigrant victims. It also addresses the intersection of sexual assault, immigration, and cultural issues.
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Building Collaborations to Help Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Author(s): Gail Pendleton
This presentation discusses updates on the visa process and means to collaborate to assist victims who apply. Congress created the visa to help both noncitizen victims of crime and law enforcement working with this vulnerable community. Domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crime victim advocates, mental health professionals and lawyers all have a role in making the visa work.