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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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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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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).
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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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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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January 2016

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

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This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.
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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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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.
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March 2015

Immigrant Latin@s and Abortion: The Fight for Access to Comprehensive Coverage and Care

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This fact sheet explains how immigrant Latin@s are hurt by restrictions on abortion, and provides recommendations related to ending policies barring immigrants from participating in public and affordable health coverage programs on the sole basis of their immigration status.
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October 2014

Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Economic Factors

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This webinar focused on the intersection of intimate partner violence (IPV), economic abuse, and poverty. Speakers provided an overview of the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, explored the intersection between economic factors and IPV, and discussed policy implications.
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September 2014

Key Facts You Need to Know About: Premium Tax Credits

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This collection of key facts explains who is eligible for the tax credit, how the size of an individual or family’s credit is calculated, how mid-year changes in income and household size affect tax credit eligibility, and how the reconciliation between the tax credit amount a person receives and the amount for which he or she is eligible will be handled.
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July 2014

State Law Guide: Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

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This guide provides brief language of state laws and legislative proposals explicitly covering unemployment insurance eligibility in situations involving domestic violence. Live links are provided to the alphabetized laws and bills from the document.