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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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February 2017

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing for Immigrant Victims: Government Policies

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This document lists the polices issued by federal government agencies describing the legal rights of immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, child abuse, and the homeless to access emergency shelters and transitional housing from a wide array of programs. 
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  • Training Tools
February 2017

Immigrant Crime Victim Access to Federally Assisted Housing

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This webinar presentation and accompanying materials offer information on government funded programs providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, public and assisted housing to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking and dating violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar offers guidance to advocates for implementing enhanced safety planning for immigrant survivors, including discussing recent policy developments and new enforcement measures that should be taken into consideration when assisting immigrant survivors with safety planning.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Evidence Checklists For Work With Immigrant Survivors

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These checklists are designed to assist attorneys and advocates prepare for a variety of legal cases on behalf of immigrant survivors. 
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Training Law Enforcement Agencies on U Visa Certifications

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Recorded by the Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) and co-sponsored by ASISTA, this webinar features co-directors Gail Pendleton and Sonia Parras discussing best practices and ways to reach out to, train, and work with law enforcement agencies on U visa certifications.
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  • General Material
January 2017

DHS Infographic: Protections for Immigrant Victims

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This infographic produced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security offers an overview of crime victim based legal protections for adult and child immigrant victims. It covers immigration relief for victims who suffer victimization in the U.S. and/or abroad.
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December 2016

Eligibility of VAWA Self-Petitioners for Financial Assistance Under Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980

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This memo clarifies HUD’s position on the rights of certain noncitizens who are battered or subject to extreme cruelty by a spouse or parent, who is a Untied States Citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR), to apply for and receive assistance under Section 214 of the Housing and Communality Development Act.
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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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.