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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: 262  | 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
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
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
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

Vulnerable But Not Broken: Psychosocial Challenges and Resilience Pathways among Unaccompanied Children from Central America

Publisher(s):
This report provides an overview on the many issues facing unaccompanied children from Central America who have been apprehended at the Southwest border of the United States.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Raising Teens in A New Country: A Guide for the Whole Family

Publisher(s):
This guide was created for parents and teens who are new to the United States, and for the service providers working with them.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Over-Incarceration of Trans Survivors & Immigrant Detention as Part of Mass Incarceration

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Reflecting the expertise of advocates and survivors, this report from the field broadens the scope of mass incarceration to be culturally responsive to survivors in communities of color.
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
December 2017

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
December 2017

Factsheet: Statistics on Gender-Based Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

Publisher(s):
This factsheet provides fully-cited statistics on gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.