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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.
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December 2016

Special Considerations for LGBTQ Immigrants

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LGBTQ immigrants enjoy the same rights under immigration law as all other non-citizens, but there are some areas where LGBTQ immigrants might face unique challenges. This document outlines some special considerations for LGBTQ immigrants, including visas for immigrant crime victims, asylum, and detention.
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October 2016

Fact Sheet: Immigrant Access to Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

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This fact sheet offers information about immigrant eligibility to access emergency shelter and transitional housing. 
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September 2016

Refugee Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence: Barriers to Access

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This fact sheet identifies the barriers refugee survivors of domestic and sexual violence face and approaches that can mitigate their impact.
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August 2016

Domestic Violence Fact Sheet: Access to HHS Funded Services for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This fact sheet is intended to provide guidance to health and social service agencies and community­-based organizations about eligibility for all the various programs and services funded by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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August 2016

Federal Guidance on Access to Services for Immigrants

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This letter issued by DOJ, HHS and HUD provides information for recipients of federal funds regarding the kinds of services that are considered to be necessary to protect life or safety that all individuals, regardless of immigration status, can access.
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June 2016

Advocates' Introduction to Gender-Based Asylum

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This webinar describes immigration protections and benefits available through gender-based asylum for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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April 2016

VAWA Confidentiality Provisions at DHS

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This website provides information on VAWA confidentiality and on reporting VAWA confidentiality violation by a DHS employee.
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March 2016

Do You See How Much I'm Suffering Here? Abuse Against Transgender Women in U.S. Immigration Detention

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This report documents 28 cases of transgender women who were held in US immigration detention between 2011 and 2015, more than half of whom were held in men’s facilities at some point.
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March 2016

HIV and Intimate Partner Violence Among Asian American and Pacific Islander Women

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Asian American and Pacific Islander women and girls face unique obstacles as they operate in a social sphere shrouded in silence and stigma about HIV and IPV. This factsheet raises awareness about the nexus of HIV and IPV, analyzes factors contributing to elevated risk for Asian American and Pacific Islander women and girls, and contextualizes cultural barriers.
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February 2016

Battered Spouse, Children & Parents

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This resource provides an overview of the process of applying for a VAWA self-petition process. It explores eligibility requirements and contains links to the appropriate documentation for submitting an application.
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January 2016

A Guide for Advocates to Understand the Legal Implications of Abusive International Marriages

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This guide identify legal remedies available to survivors and family members in cases of abusive international marriages.
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January 2016

Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Trafficking Victims

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These guidelines focus on court interpretation for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or trafficking with limited English proficiency. It is intended to inform how advocacy, interpretation, and language access can be integrated.