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January 2013

Creative Strategies for Outreaching and Working Effectively with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Workplace

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In light of immigration enforcement and the economic climate, now more than ever, immigrant women are vulnerable to experiencing sexual violence in the workplace. Across the country, immigrant-working women with and without work authorization are subjected to adverse working conditions and victimization at alarming rates. During this webinar, presenters focus on creative community organizing and screening and outreach strategies to identify survivors. This webinar also introduces basic legal remedies available.
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January 2013

The Intersection of Immigrant Enforcement and the Child Welfare System

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The Court Corner of Synergy on page 14 provides an overview of a case that looks at whether immigration judges are required to inform non-citizens of their potential eligibility for U-visas. Available in English and Spanish.
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January 2013

Our Moment for Reform: Immigration and Transgender People

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The goal of this report is to highlight the concerns of transgender immigrants as an especially vulnerable group within the immigration system and to aid advocacy organizations and policy makers alike to include a consideration of trans immigrants’ rights in their work toward Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
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January 2013

Know Your Rights

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This booklet provides information on the full range of immigration relief options created for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. For domestic violence victims a discussion of domestic violence protection orders and how they can help immigrant victims is included.
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January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This chapter describes the range of services an immigrant victim of sexual assault can access through different programs and services of the health care system.
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January 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This Manual focuses on legal rights and options for immigrant survivors of domestic violence including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse and abuse perpetrated by other family members or persons that are covered by your state's protection order statute. Breaking Barriers is a comprehensive tool that provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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January 2013

What will the renewal of VAWA change?

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This webpage provides information about changes in VAWA 2013 and how it addresses gaps in services and justice for all survivors.
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January 2013

Realidades Latinas: A National Survey on the Impact of Immigration and Language Access on Latina Survivors

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This report provides an analysis of the results of a survey administered over a period of six weeks to over 1,300 Hotline callers who identified as Latin@ survivors of domestic violence. The questions were geared towards survivors’ experiences accessing services and demonstrated the challenges faced by survivors due to language access issues.
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December 2012

Being Trauma-Informed: Expanding our Lenses

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In many places, the trauma resulting from violence and other severe stressors has been addressed mainly by trained mental health workers. At the same time, research has explored the harmful effects of trauma and suggested ways to address them.
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December 2012

Secretary Napolitano Announces Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities

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This press release announces new standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in confinement facilities in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA).
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September 2012

Understanding the New Immigration Remedy of "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" and How This May Be Helpful for Immigrant Survivors

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On August 15, 2012 the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This is a new policy which permits individuals under the age of 31, who arrived to the U.S. before the age of 15 and currently have undocumented legal status, to apply for deferred action if they meet certain criteria. Although this remedy is not specific to survivors, it is important for domestic violence/sexual assault programs to be familiar with this remedy and make sure survivors are aware of this option.
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July 2012

Immigration Relief for Victims of Abuse and Domestic Violence

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This Handbook outlines immigration remedies for non-citizen victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. It is intended to aid attorneys who typically practice family law and have experience working with domestic violence victims. The Handbook hopes to aid such practitioners in expanding their services to those victims who also need legal help with their immigration issues.