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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 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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July 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This manual provides information for advocates, attorneys, justice system professionals, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

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This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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January 2013

Know Your Rights

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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.
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January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This chapter describes the range of services an immigrant victim of sexual assault can access through different programs and services of the health care system.
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January 2013

Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault

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This presentation describes human trafficking and tits connections to sexual violence.
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January 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This Manual focuses on legal rights and options for immigrant survivors of domestic violence including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse and abuse perpetrated by other family members or persons that are covered by your state's protection order statute. Breaking Barriers is a comprehensive tool that provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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January 2010

Ensuring Language Access to Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This Chapter demonstrates that although immigrant victims can legally access services that are available to protect victims regardless of immigration status, such as sexual assault and domestic violence services, law enforcement protection, and immigration relief, many immigrant victims are unlikely to seek help due to language barriers, isolation, and lack of information about available help.
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January 2004

Collaboration, Confidentiality, and Expanding Advocacy

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This document presents information on the importance of collaborating with other agencies to improve culturally competent services to immigrant survivors, on how to collaborate with different agencies, and on how to address problems when working with collaboration.
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Dynamics of Sexual Assault and the Implications for Immigrant Women

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This chapter provides a general overview of sexual assault and its impact on immigrant victims. It also addresses the intersection of sexual assault, immigration, and cultural issues.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

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This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.