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June 2013

Effectively Framing a U Visa Labor-Based Application

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Presenters in this webinar discuss best practices in framing cases arising in the workplace, including: framing the qualifying crime, obtaining helpful certifications, identifying and presenting substantial harm and inadmissibility waiver arguments; and organizing your application to achieve success.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Building Collaborations to Help Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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This presentation discusses updates on the visa process and means to collaborate to assist victims who apply. Congress created the visa to help both noncitizen victims of crime and law enforcement working with this vulnerable community. Domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crime victim advocates, mental health professionals and lawyers all have a role in making the visa work.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Introduction to U visa consular processes

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This powerpoint presents information about processing U visa overseas, challenges involved in the process, and strategies to address the challenges.
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  • General Material
February 2008

Winning U Visas: Getting the Law Enforcement Certification

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This paper describes the requirements for U visas and emphasizes the need for practitioners to establish a good working relationship with law enforcement officers and help build trust between immigrant survivors of domestic violence and the law enforcement system. The article provides strategies for collaborating with local law enforcement.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Winning U Visas after the Regulations

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This article provides practice pointers on how to prepare winning U visa applications, based on the authors experience working with Congress to create the U visa, with Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) to implement its interim relief process, and with practitioners in the field who have won interim relief for noncitizen victims of crime.
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  • General Material
September 2005

Understanding Children, Immigration, and Family Violence: A National Examination of the Issues

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This resource gives background information and best practice recommendations for those serving immigrant children and families dealing with family violence.
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  • General Material

Ensuring Fairness and Justice for Noncitizen Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This article discusses the obstacles faced by immigrant women when trying to access the legal system for protection against domestic violence and how the courts can address these obstacles.
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Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."
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  • General Material

Overcoming Inadmissibility for U Visa applicants

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This paper provides information and strategies for applying for U visa application waivers.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

Building the Rhythm of Change: Developing Leadership and Improving Services Within the Battered Rural Immigrant Women's Community

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This manual includes useful start-up tools such as a sample agenda, sample skits, a Power & Control Wheel, and a sample budget.