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Interviewing and Safety Planning for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

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This document suggests culturally competent approaches that advocates and attorneys could use to communicate with immigrant survivors and help them plan their safety.
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U Visa Law Enforcement Certification Resource Guide

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides this guidance to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial law enforcement officers. This public guidance primarily concerns law enforcement certifications for U nonimmigrant status, also known as U visas. The U visa is an immigration benefit that can be sought by victims of certain crimes who are currently assisting or have previously assisted law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of a crime, or who are likely to be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity.
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U Visa for Domestic Violence Crimes

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This brief provides general information about the process of applying for U visa.
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Prosecutor's Guide

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This document provides information to prosecutors on assisting immigrant victims of domestic violence. The document suggests prosecutors collaborate with community-based domestic violence and immigrant service organizations to provide services to immigrant women. The document also provides information on various legal options available to immigrant victims of domestic violence and guidance about working with immigrant women.
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Engendering Change: Transforming Gender Roles in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

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The report emphasizes cultural relevancy in batterer intervention programs.
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Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Have Faced Sexual Assault in Detention

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This document describes the types of behavior that are illegal and describes which types of conduct are legal in detention. There is also information about the rights of victims of sexual assault.
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Undocuqueer Posters

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Julio Salgado is a gay Mexican-born artist. Through the use of art Salgado has become a well-known activist within the DREAM Act movement. Salgado uses his art to empower undocumented and queer people by telling their story and putting a human face to the issue. He has worked on various art projects that address anti-immigrant discourse, the issues of what it means to be undocumented, and what it means to be undocuqueer.
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Special for Immigrant Women

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The article suggest that the immigrant women ask for interpreter when seeking help, leave clear phone messages when calling for help, and to not to give up if the person they contact the first time is not helpful. Available in both English and Spanish.  
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You have a Right to Be Free from Violence in Your Home, Questions and Answers for Immigrant and Refugee Women

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Available in eight languages, this brochure presents information on domestic violence, and on actions immigrant and refugee women survivors can take to protect themselves. The brochure also answers questions related to survivorsÍ immigration and public assistance eligibility
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Cultural Competency Tips

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This brief tipsheet provides guidance on working with survivors from various cultures in a culturally relevant manner.
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Victim Support Video for Law Enforcement Part 1

This 9-minute video is designed to explain to non-federal law enforcement officials the crime of human trafficking. In addition, the video describes both short term and long-term immigration relief (provided by the Department of Homeland Security) that might be available to victims of human trafficking.