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Immigrant / Refugee Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 268  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
October 2018

Responding to the Needs of Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This special collection explores the complex experiences of immigrant survivors of domestic violence and includes resources to support their path to safety and justice. Resources are also included to help service providers respond effectively and appropriately. The collection highlights the importance of using a strengths-based approach, recognizing the courage, strength, resilience, and perseverance of immigrants who have sought to establish a new life for themselves and their children in the United States.
Special Collection
February 2014

Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities

Author(s):
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence

This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are victims of sexual violence, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
November 2018

Latinx Thriving Families Campaign

Publisher(s):
The Latinx Thriving Families Campaign is designed to increase access and improve systems and responses to Latinx abused parents and their children by the integration of a comprehensive anti-oppression and social equity framework.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2018

Violence Against Women Act protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence continue in full force and effect and are not affected by the 2018 domestic violence asylum policies issued by the U.S. Department of Justice

Publisher(s):
According to this fact sheet from NIWAP, the new decision from the Department of Justice does not affect the ability of immigrants in the United States who experience domestic violence or are victims of other crimes to seek immigration relief Congress created to provide relief to victims of domestic violence and other crimes.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2018

Directory of Domestic and Gender Violence Programs Serving Asians and Pacific Islanders

Publisher(s):
The Directory of Domestic and Gender Violence Programs Serving Asians and Pacific Islanders, compiled by the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, includes organizations serving immigrant and refugee women from Central, East, South, Southeast, and West Asia; as well as from Hawai’i and the Pacific Islands.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2018

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

Publisher(s):
The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2018

Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

Publisher(s):
This resource provides guidance on how to navigate seven different scenarios in which children and their families may benefit from support services but face intersecting immigration and child welfare legal challenges.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2018

Body-Worn Cameras and Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations and Community Trust

Publisher(s):
This webinar presents information about body-worn camera program development and considerations when responding to immigrants, individuals who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, minors, and other specific populations.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

U Visa for Crime Victims

Publisher(s):
This page provides information about U visa, including what this visa is, who can be its principal applicants, grounds for inadmissibility, and costs for its application.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

State-Funded Medical Assistance Programs

Publisher(s):
This table presents a list of state funded programs that provide medical coverage for immigrants who are not eligible for federally funded Medicaid program.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Latina Immigrant Women & Children's Well-Being and Access to Services After Detention

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This brief describes findings of a research study that seeks to understand the experiences of Latina women and their children when seeking asylum due to gender based violence and to document the experiences of those who have been detained while seeking asylum for gender based violence, the consequences of detention on survivors of violence, and post-detention service needs.