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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.
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January 2019

Latinas and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence-Based Facts

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While the number of studies examining intimate partner violence (IPV) in Latin@ populations is growing, research on this issue continues to be limited in quality and breadth. This document from the National Latin@ Network compiles and summarizes key research on this topic.
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January 2019

Strategies for Supporting Bicultural and Bilingual Staff

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It is important to provide meaningful access to services for all survivors, including taking steps to ensure access for individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP). This Technical Assistance Bulletin offers strategies for supporting bicultural and bilingual staff. 
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November 2018

Latinx Thriving Families Campaign

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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.
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October 2018

U Visa Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications, law enforcement officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools because victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides the following background information on the U‐visa: an overview of the U‐visa and a section on law enforcement officials and the U‐visa certification.
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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

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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.
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August 2018

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

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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.
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July 2018

Immigrant Crime Fighters: How the U Visa Program Makes US Communities Safer

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This report focuses on the impact of the U visa, which was created by Congress to enhance victim safety and public safety by encouraging immigrant victims to report and assist in the investigation or prosecution of violent crimes.
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May 2018

Immigrants in the Child Welfare System

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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.
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February 2018

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

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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.
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January 2018

U Visa for Crime Victims

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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.
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January 2018

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

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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.
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January 2018

A Scan of the Field: Learning About Serving Survivors of Human Trafficking

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This report documents findings on how human trafficking survivors receive services from domestic and sexual violence organizations and offers lessons learned for organizations that are looking to expand into this area of service.