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October 2018

U Visa Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications, law enforcement officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools because victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides the following background information on the U‐visa: an overview of the U‐visa and a section on law enforcement officials and the U‐visa certification.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2017

VAWA Confidentiality and Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

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This webinar provides information to judges and court staff about how state court proceedings and federal VAWA confidentiality protections intersect.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

Questions to Use for Crime Scene Identification of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Victim

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This document features sample introductory questions that an officer can ask when meeting a person with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). They are based on scenarios that an officer will likely encounter during his or her patrol.
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  • General Material
March 2017

VAWA Confidentiality Protections for Immigrant Crime Victims

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VAWA confidentiality was designed to enhance protection for immigrant crime victims in several significant ways. This page provides information and resources related to VAWA confidentiality and courthouse protections for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other U Visa criminal activities.
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  • Training Tools
February 2017

Immigrant Crime Victim Access to Federally Assisted Housing

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This webinar presentation and accompanying materials offer information on government funded programs providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, public and assisted housing to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking and dating violence.
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February 2017

How to Advocate for Public and Assisted Housing for Your Battered Immigrant or Trafficking Survivor Client

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This fact sheet highlights the legal right of immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and human trafficking, and run away, abused and abandoned children to access shelter and transitional housing. Included is a discussion of anti-discrimination laws and advocacy strategies that advocates and attorneys can use to successfully advocate to have immigrant victim clients accepted in shelters and transitional housing programs.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar offers guidance to advocates for implementing enhanced safety planning for immigrant survivors, including discussing recent policy developments and new enforcement measures that should be taken into consideration when assisting immigrant survivors with safety planning.
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  • General Material
October 2016

Fact Sheet: Immigrant Access to Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

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This fact sheet offers information about immigrant eligibility to access emergency shelter and transitional housing. 
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  • Training Tools
November 2015

ABC's of Language Access Advocacy

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This webinar discusses language access requirements for courts, law enforcement, health care, and benefits providers and highlights best practices for language access advocacy for limited English proficient (LEP) survivors with these agencies.
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  • General Material
June 2015

Immigrant Women, Work, and Violence Statistics

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This fact sheet provides statistics on immigrant women in the workplace and discusses why they face an increased risk of abuse.
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  • Training Tools
May 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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March 2014

Public Benefits Toolkit

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This toolkit provides advocates with an overview of services and benefits available at both the federal and local levels for immigrant survivors of sexual and domestic violence. It also gives the eligibility requirements for receiving certain benefits and offers suggestions for best practices in working with immigrant survivors.