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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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August 2016

Federal Guidance on Access to Services for Immigrants

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This letter issued by DOJ, HHS and HUD provides information for recipients of federal funds regarding the kinds of services that are considered to be necessary to protect life or safety that all individuals, regardless of immigration status, can access.
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  • General Material
June 2016

Advocates' Introduction to Gender-Based Asylum

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This webinar describes immigration protections and benefits available through gender-based asylum for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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February 2016

Battered Spouse, Children & Parents

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This resource provides an overview of the process of applying for a VAWA self-petition process. It explores eligibility requirements and contains links to the appropriate documentation for submitting an application.
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January 2016

U and T Visa Law Enforcement Resource Guide for Federal, State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Law Enforcement, Prosecutors, Judges, and Other Government Agencies

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This resource guide explains the eligibility and benefits of a U and T Visa and the role that law enforcement or other agencies may have in the issuance of certifications.
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  • Training Tools
January 2016

Helping Those Released from Family Detention: Asylum Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar series is for attorneys, accredited representatives, domestic and sexual violence advocates, mental health service providers and social workers already familiar with VAWA and U visas to help women and children released from family detention centers. 
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January 2016

Human Trafficking and the Experiences of Transgender Immigrant Latin@ Survivors

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This presentation from Francesco Duberli of Survivors’ Pathway explores the unique experiences of transgender Latin@ immigrant survivors of human trafficking and the challenging barriers they face when attempting to access services and resources.
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  • General Material
November 2015

Working with Latin@ and LGBTQ Youth

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This webinar addresses the unique obstacles that Latin@ LGBTQ youth face the intersections of violence, homelessness, unstable housing, and other forms of oppression.
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  • General Material
November 2015

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

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This document explains An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is issued by the IRS to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security number (SSN) issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
November 2015

ABC's of Language Access Advocacy

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This webinar discusses language access requirements for courts, law enforcement, health care, and benefits providers and highlights best practices for language access advocacy for limited English proficient (LEP) survivors with these agencies.
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  • General Material
November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

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This article details key findings from a series published by the National Council of La Raza, entitled Profiles on Latinos and Banking. The series analyzes the data from the previously published report entitled Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities.
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  • General Material
October 2015

Single, Young Female - Seeking Asylum: The Struggles Victims of Sex Trafficking Face under Current United States Refugee Law

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This law review note explores the obstacles faced by female survivors of sex trafficking seeking asylum in the United States.
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  • General Material
September 2015

A Quick Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Key Federal Means-tested Programs

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This chart provides information on which public assistance services are available to immigrant women, including undocumented immigrants.