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June 2012

2012 Trafficking in Persons Report: India

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This report describes the incidence and background of human trafficking in India.
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May 2012

Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

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This report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors, employers, and others in positions of power. Most farmworkers interviewed said they had experienced such treatment or knew others who had. And most said they had not reported these or other workplace abuses, fearing reprisals. Those who had filed sexual harassment claims or reported sexual assault to the police had done so with the encouragement and assistance of survivor advocates or attorneys in the face of difficult challenges.
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March 2012

Trabajadoras: Challenges And Conditions Of Latina Workers In The United States

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The Trabajadoras report seeks to raise awareness about the realities that many Latinas face and the role that gender, ethnicity and immigration status play in influencing their social and economic standing in society. This report sheds light on the adversities that many Latinas are confronting at work and in their communities, sharing the stories of courageous and inspiring women who have endured a range of abuses but have chosen to stand up against injustice and motivate other women to do the same.
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  • NRCDV Publications
February 2012

Addressing Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities: Critical Issues for Culturally Competent Services

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This applied research paper provides an overview of the methodological issues in research used to generate knowledge of the nature and dynamics of domestic violence in immigrant communities, the research findings that help us understand the broad contexts within which immigrant women experience domestic violence, and provides some considerations for culturally competent services.
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January 2012

Counter Trafficking and Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants: Annual Report of Activities 2011

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This report, which details activities of the IOM's Assistance to Vulnerable Migrants programs and projects, focuses on IOM's direct assistance to trafficked persons and vulnerable migrants, in particular the provision of voluntary, safe, and sustainable return and reintegration assistance.
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January 2012

Latina Portrait: The Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act and Latinas

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This publication provides an overview of the original VAWA legislation and its subsequent reauthorizations in 2000 and 2005, with a particular emphasis on how it relates to domestic violence and sexual assault experienced by Latina and immigrant women. Additionally, it provided an assessment of the VAWA reauthorization efforts in 2012 and made recommendations for moving forward.
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January 2012

Introduction to U visa consular processes

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This powerpoint presents information about processing U visa overseas, challenges involved in the process, and strategies to address the challenges.
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January 2012

Migrant Assistance Division Annual Review 2012

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The review looks specifically at the changing human trafficking trends worldwide and describes pilot AVR projects designed to exchange information and spread best practices, while addressing root causes of migration and sharing regional AVRR resources. It also provides detailed regional analyses, statistics and key information, case studies and provides detailed information on the largest existing source of primary data on victims of trafficking in the world: the IOMs Trafficked Migrants Assistance Database.
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December 2011

Immigration Relief for Vulnerable Populations: Human Trafficking, Crime Victims, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

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This webinar recording focuses on immigration relief for vulnerable populations, offering great remedies for victims of violence such as the T-nonimmigrant status for victims of Human Trafficking, the U-nonimmigrant status for victims of crimes, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) relief for domestic violence victims, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ) for child abuse, abandonment and neglect victims.
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December 2011

Language Access and Domestic Violence: Communicating with Limited English Proficient Individuals

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This document provides recommendations for service providers for working with domestic violence survivors with limited English proficiency. Ethical and legal considerations are discussed, as well as tips for working with interpreters.
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October 2011

Queer, Undocumented and Unafraid

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This blog written by queer Latin@ activist Julio Salgado, exposes the challenges faced by queer undocumented students and the dangers of deportation for many of them. Salgado explains the homophobic climate in many countries where non-heterosexual orientation is often times punished with death.