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Excerpts from the TANF Final Rule: Preamble and Regulations Related to Domestic Violence

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On April 12, 1999, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final set of regulations to provide federal, state and tribal governments with direction in the administration of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Before issuing the Final Rule, HHS published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that included key provisions of TANF. The notice provided the public with an opportunity to submit comments regarding the proposed regulations.
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Rights and Options for Battered Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Women

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It also provides more detailed information about immigrant victims legal rights and options with regard to immigration benefits, protection orders, custody, humanitarian release from detention, Violence Against Women Act Confidentiality, employment rights of domestic violence victims, and access to publicly funded assistance and public benefits.
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Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

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This brief fact sheet provides an overview of the EITC and how this anti-poverty strategy can be used specifically with domestic violence survivors. Links to additional resources are included.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet offers some statistics about immigration and domestic violence, and describes some of the financial, cultural, and linguistic barriers that may deter immigrant women from seeking services.
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Compilation Of The Social Security Laws

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This webpage provides the actual statutory language that describes uses of grants under the Social Security Act, for IDAs under the TANF program.
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Public Benefits Access for Battered Immigrant Women and Children

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This chapter provides information on public benefit access by types of immigration status, legal requirements for qualifying as battered ÐqualifiedÓ immigrant, different categories of public benefits for which immigrant survivors may qualify, and guidance for advocates and attorneys to address issues that may arise when applying for benefits.