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January 2012

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

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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December 2011

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

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

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

Author(s): Julio Salgado
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.
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June 2011

Immigrant & Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence Homicide in Washington State

This fact sheet provides information on immigrant and refugee victims of domestic violence that were killed by their abusers in Washington State from 1997 through 2009.
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January 2011

Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence in the United States and Facts about Immigrating on a Marriage-based Visa Fact Sheet

This website provides information about domestic violence and legal rights of immigrant women married to a US citizen. It suggests that immigrant women call the police if they or their children are in danger. The website also includes information about services available to immigrant survivors. The second part of this website gives information about immigration options for survivors.
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January 2011

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women - A 'How To' Manual For Battered Women's Advocates and Service Providers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Rachael Little
This manual addresses: the dynamics of domestic violence in immigrant families; ways to create agency-wide cultural competency training programs; multicultural approaches to shelter protocol development; recruiting and hiring multicultural staff; foreign language needs and helpful interviewing techniques for client intake sessions and meetings; ways to do outreach and collaboration with immigrant communities; and, descriptions of model programs.
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January 2011

Facilitating Access to TANF for Battered Immigrants: A Pilot Training Manual for TANF Eligibility Workers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Leandra Zarnow, Yiris Cornwall
This training manual provides information to TANF eligibility workers on how to access TANF for qualified alien immigrant survivors.
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August 2010

Continued Presence: Temporary Immigration Status for Victims of Human Trafficking

This fact sheet defines continued presence, explains why it is an important tool for federal state and local law enforcement, offers information on the application process, describes who authorizes Continued Presence applications and who qualifies for this immigration status.
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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

Author(s): Mieko Yoshihama, Deborah Bybee, Firoza Chic Dabby, Juliane Blazevski
This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Hetana Patel, Grace Poore
This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).