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Public Benefits Access for Battered Immigrant Women and Children

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This chapter explains the eligibility of battered immigrants for public benefits and how immigrant status affects that eligibility.
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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 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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The Violence Against Women Act Now Ensures Legal Services for Immigrant Victims

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This article provides information about the 2005 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which has expanded legal services to all immigrant women survivors of domestic violence, including women in non-marital relationship, same-sex partner violence, and non-intimate relationships.
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Access to Programs and Services that can help Battered Immigrants

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This chapter provides information on services offered to immigrant survivors by nonprofit organizations and requirements that service providers must meet when working with battered immigrant populations.
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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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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.