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April 2015

Human Trafficking and Immigration Rights

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This brief report covers topics including barriers to accessing immigration remedies for trafficked persons and increased vulnerability of workers that lack immigration protections. It also outlines recommendations regarding access to legal immigration status.
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March 2015

Immigrant Women in the United States

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This Spotlight provides statistics on immigrant women in the United States. The 18.9 million immigrant women in the United States in 2008 made up 12 percent of all women in the country.
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March 2015

Immigrant Latin@s and Abortion: The Fight for Access to Comprehensive Coverage and Care

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This fact sheet explains how immigrant Latin@s are hurt by restrictions on abortion, and provides recommendations related to ending policies barring immigrants from participating in public and affordable health coverage programs on the sole basis of their immigration status.
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January 2015

Violence in the Home

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This brochure provides information on the options and help available for immigrant and refugee women who experience domestic violence.
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January 2015

National Directory of Programs with Experience Serving Immigrant Victims

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This directory includes contact information for service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes and human trafficking. The database is organized by state and also searchable by language.
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January 2015

The "Kingston Mills Murder" and the Construction of "Honor Killings"

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This article addresses the ways in which some acts of violence against women are often characterized as "honor killings," and asserts that this a form of labeling other "Others" as being backward and inherently more violent than western cultures. The author stresses the importance of rejecting this narrative.
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January 2015

Immigrant Families

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This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.
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January 2015

Immigration Issues and Resources

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This fact sheet provides legal information to immigrants who identify as LGBT and immigrants who are HIV-positive.
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September 2014

Immigrant Women in the United States: A Portrait of Demographic Diversity

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This document provides information on the 18.9 million immigrant women living in the United States in 2008.
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January 2014

Justice for All: How Attorneys Can Successfully Win Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors When There Is a Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights

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This resource provides an overview of family law options for immigrants and immigrant victims, with a particular focus on how to address and respond effectively when immigration status, language access and other issues intersect in family court cases involving immigrants.
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January 2014

Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act

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This document reviews how immigrants are included in health care reform per provisions in the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). Spanish version available.
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January 2014

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

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The most common form of human trafficking is sexual exploitation (79% of human trafficking cases). The victims of sexual exploitation are predominantly women and girls.