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July 2017

Advisory: Are Victim Services Programs Liable for Criminal "Harboring" When they Work with Immigrant Survivors of Crime?

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This document answers common questions about providing shelter and other program services to undocumented victims, describes the law and federal policy, and proposes best practices for programs.
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July 2017

Immigration Relief for Immigrant Survivors of Abuse

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This document provides an overview of the resources available for immigrant survivors of violent crimes.
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July 2017

FAQs: Immigration Enforcement and Victim Services Programs

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These FAQs are intended to address confidentiality and due process protections afforded to victim advocacy organizations and victims themselves.
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  • General Material
June 2017

Post-Assault Healthcare and Crime Victim Compensation for Immigrant Victims of Violence: Medical Coverage and Services for Immigrants

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This document provides a state-by-state break-down of benefits and protections available for immigrant survivors of violence. It also addresses eligibility requirements, coverage, requirements for receiving emergency contraception, the process to apply, and any other requirements necessary to receive benefits.
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  • Training Tools
June 2017

Immigration 101: A Webinar for Domestic Violence Victim Advocates

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This webinar provides domestic violence victim advocates with a basic overview of the immigration system, including information about recent updates and immigration protections for victims of abuse.
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April 2017

T Visas: What They Are and How They Can Help Your Clients

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This document contains an overview of T visas for victims of human trafficking.
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March 2017

VAWA Confidentiality Protections for Immigrant Crime Victims

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VAWA confidentiality was designed to enhance protection for immigrant crime victims in several significant ways. This page provides information and resources related to VAWA confidentiality and courthouse protections for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other U Visa criminal activities.
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March 2017

Pro Bono Attorney Manual on Immigration Relief For Crime Victims: U Visas

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This manual is intended to provide information about and guidance on representing immigrant crime victims, including survivors of domestic violence, who qualify for the “U visa.”
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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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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.
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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.