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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. 
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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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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

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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  • NRCDV Publications
November 2016

NRCDV Stands Statement

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NRCDV affirms where we stand.
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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).