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September 2017

Comparing Forms of Immigration Relief for Immigrant Victims of Crime

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This chart is a basic outline of various forms of immigration relief available to immigrant crime victims including domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking victims.
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September 2017

Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review

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While child grooming takes place both face-to-face as well as online, the Internet poses a particular challenge, as those seeking to victimize children take advantage of the relative anonymity online interaction provides. This publication examines global legal responses to this problem and offers model legislation.
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September 2017

We Deserve Safety: Ending the Criminalization of Women & Girls of Color

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This briefing paper and fact sheet describe unique and particular ways in which girls and women of color experience racial profiling and criminalization across a range of situations and settings. YWCA references studies and reports that document patterns, trends, and statistical comparisons between racial and ethnic groups, as well as news articles and media accounts to illustrate experiences of women and girls of color.
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August 2017

Falling Through the Cracks: How Laws Allow Child Marriage to Happen in Today’s America

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This report provides state lawmakers and advocates in the United States with the information they need to pass laws that more effectively protect children from the harms of child marriage.
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August 2017

National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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These best practices emphasize the use of collaborative, victim-centered, and multidisciplinary approaches to improve evidence collection and preservation, increase consistency and provide uniformity for the prioritization and transferal of evidence, enhance laboratory process efficiencies for DNA testing, and advance investigative practices and agency protocols.
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July 2017

Advisory: Are Victim Services Programs Liable for Criminal "Harboring" When they Work with Immigrant Survivors of Crime?

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This document answers common questions about providing shelter and other program services to undocumented victims, describes the law and federal policy, and proposes best practices for programs.
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July 2017

FAQs: Immigration Enforcement and Victim Services Programs

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These FAQs are intended to address confidentiality and due process protections afforded to victim advocacy organizations and victims themselves.
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May 2017

Neither Security nor Justice: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Gang Violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala

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This report examines the relationship between gang violence and sexual and gender-based violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, and provides recommendations for prevention and response efforts.
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  • Training Tools
May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

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Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.
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May 2017

Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense Gun Use

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Data analyzed in this report, although not specific to intimate partner violence, suggest that victims of attempted or completed violent crimes rarely use firearms in self-defense.
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April 2017

T Visas: What They Are and How They Can Help Your Clients

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This document contains an overview of T visas for victims of human trafficking.
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  • Training Tools
April 2017

Positive Youth Development Toolkit

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This resource from the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators is designed to help agencies, organizations, and stakeholders improve services, programs, and outcomes for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.