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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

General Material
Training Tools
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.