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Immigration / Resettlement Content Topic Results

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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.
total results: 164  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are in abusive relationships, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.
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
October 2017

2017 Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

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This KIDS COUNT policy report explores the intersection of children, opportunity, race and immigration, and examines barriers facing children in immigrant families.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2017

Ensuring Access to Shelter and Services for Immigrant Survivors

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Immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking often face additional challenges and barriers when seeking assistance and safety. This document discusses the importance of continuously enhancing outreach and access to services in order to provide a pathway to safety and well-being for immigrant survivors and their children.
Materials
  • General Material
  • 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.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

How to Advocate for Public and Assisted Housing for Your Battered Immigrant or Trafficking Survivor Client

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This fact sheet highlights the legal right of immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and human trafficking, and run away, abused and abandoned children to access shelter and transitional housing. Included is a discussion of anti-discrimination laws and advocacy strategies that advocates and attorneys can use to successfully advocate to have immigrant victim clients accepted in shelters and transitional housing programs.
Materials
  • 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.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2016

NRCDV Stands Statement

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NRCDV affirms where we stand.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2016

Refugee Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence: Barriers to Access

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet identifies the barriers refugee survivors of domestic and sexual violence face and approaches that can mitigate their impact.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2016

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.