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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement Guide

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This guide for law enforcement officers provide information about language and cultural issues faced by immigrant women, and immigration laws and services available for immigrant women. The guide also includes suggestions for responding to immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Three Prongs of VAWA Confidentiality

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This brochure summarizes the three prongs of VAWA confidentiality (Disclosure Limitations, Source Limitations & Enforcement Limitations) for advocates and attorneys, including information on best practices and complaint instructions.
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Know Your Rights: What to Do If You Have Faced Sexual Assault in Detention

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This document describes the types of behavior that are illegal and describes which types of conduct are legal in detention. There is also information about the rights of victims of sexual assault.
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No Refuge Here: Sexual Abuse in Immigration Detention

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This webinar on sexual violence behind bars focuses on the immigration detention system. Expert presenters look at the unique vulnerabilities of immigrant detainees, and the obstacles they face to getting help.
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Quick Tips for Using an Interpreter

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This resource offers guidance on communicating via an interpreter. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Language Assistance Planning and Self-Assessment Tool

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This document provides a framework to help organizations develop a Language Assistance Plan.
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Inside Out: Strengthening Advocacy and Services for Refugee, Immigrant, and Limited English Proficient Survivors

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The Self-Assessment Guide is a tool kit for doing the "inside work" within programs to strengthen and expand services for immigrant survivors.
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Cultural Competency Tips

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This brief tipsheet provides guidance on working with survivors from various cultures in a culturally relevant manner.
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Sexual Violence Against Asian and Pacific Islander Women Training Manual

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This training manual describes the different types of sexual violence perpetrated against Asian and Pacific Islander women. Skits and discussion questions are included to help advocates understand sexual violence in vulnerable populations.
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Applying for Asylum Based on Gender Identity Persecution

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Gender identity persecution occurs when someone is harmed because of their gender identity or expression. This guide offers information for immigrant survivors who have experienced gender identity persecution on how to apply for asylum.
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Information for Immigrants

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This webpage answers questions that immigrant women in domestic violence situations may have, including answers such as where to report domestic violence, how to be safe, and legal issues related to immigrant status.
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Immigration

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This page on WomensLaw.org includes information on VAWA laws for abuse victims, U Visa laws for crime victims, T Visa laws for trafficking victims, Asylum, and Refugee status.