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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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ICE Raids: Know Your Rights as a Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming Immigrant

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This fact sheet has information for transgender and gender non-conforming immigrants in the event that they are contacted by ICE or detained.
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Interactive Public Benefits Maps

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NIWAP's Interactive Public Benefits Maps break down the types of public benefits available to immigrant survivors and immigrant children, based the victim’s or the child’s immigration status, the type of immigration case the victim may have filed, and the state in which the immigrant resides.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Quiz: Are your services linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women?

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This quiz helps service providers identify if their services are linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women.
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Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Advocate's Guide

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This guide for advocates provides guidance on collaborating with immigrant and community agencies to effectively respond to the unique needs of battered immigrant women.
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Dynamics of Domestic Violence Experienced by Immigrant Victims

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This chapter gives an introduction to domestic violence and the cultural and linguistic barriers that affect immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Policy 101

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This section of the National Latin@ Network’s website provides an overview of the legislative process, information on current issues that impact people experiencing domestic violence (particularly within immigrant communities), an outline of lobbying regulations for nonprofits, and a “find your legislators” tool.
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Power and Control Tactics used against Immigrant Women

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This document describes some of the tactics used to abuse immigrant women. These include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, using coercion and threat, intimidation, isolation, and blaming women for inciting violence.
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Rompiendo el Silencio: Manual de entrenamiento para activistas, consejeras y organizadoras Latinas

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Este manual ofrece información básica y esencial sobre nuestros derechos, el funcionamiento del sistema de protección para sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica, y como trabajar para sobrepasar las barreras que existen en la sociedad que impiden que inmigrantes sobrevivientes de la violencia doméstica obtengan la protección necesaria contra el abuso. Asimismo, propone estrategias sobre cãmo organizarse, cãmo trabajar en grupo, cãmo lograr que el grupo perdure, cãmo empezar nuestra propia agencia de servicios, y cãmo negociar y moverse en el sistema.
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Safety Plan for Immigrant Women who are Victims of Domestic Violence

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This safety plan is a self-help plan for immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Identifying Whether an Interpreter is Needed and Tips for Working with an Interpreter

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This tip sheet presents information on how to determine if a client needs an interpreter and provides tips on working with interpreters to communicate effectively with clients. It also provides guidelines on assessing the interpreter's knowledge of the Code of Professional Responsibility and on assessing the interpreter's skill to interpret the information accurately.