The brochures and pamphlets included in this section provide information about domestic violence, which may help immigrant women identify and seek services. Information is offered about the US immigration laws, legal protections, and public benefits available.
You have a Right to Be Free from Violence in Your Home, Questions and Answers for Immigrant and Refugee Women
Available in eight languages, this brochure presents information on domestic violence, and on actions immigrant and refugee women survivors can take to protect themselves. The brochure also answers questions related to survivorsÍ immigration and public assistance eligibility
How to Protect Yourself and Your Children from Domestic Violence: Safety Planning for Immigrant and Refugee Women
This document offers guidance to immigrant survivors for planning their safety at home and at work and for planning for safety of their children. Available in English and Spanish.
This webpage answers questions that immigrant women in domestic violence situations may have, including answers such as where to report domestic violence, how to be safe, and legal issues related to immigrant status.
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.
This safety plan is a self-help plan for immigrant victims of domestic violence.
The article suggest that the immigrant women ask for interpreter when seeking help, leave clear phone messages when calling for help, and to not to give up if the person they contact the first time is not helpful.
Available in both English and Spanish.
This document provides information to immigrant women about domestic violence, the US immigrant laws and rights, and public assistance available.
This fact sheet provides legal information to immigrants who identify as LGBT and immigrants who are HIV-positive.
This brochure provides information on the options and help available for immigrant and refugee women who experience domestic violence.
This manual provides guidance on gathering necessary documents for VAWA self petition.
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.