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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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Published Date
May, 2014

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. Specific topics include: language access; screening for immigration relief eligibility and protection from deportation; protection orders and immigrant victims; VAWA confidentiality protections in family court proceedings; immigrant victims and custody proceedings; domestic and international parental kidnapping issues in cases involving immigrant victims; child and spousal support; termination of parental rights in cases involving immigrant victims; and family court remedies for immigrant child abuse victims.