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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
total results: 8  | date published date added a-z

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  • General Material
January 2017

DHS Infographic: Protections for Immigrant Victims

Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2016

Victim Identification Pamphlet for NGOs, Faith-based and Community Groups and General Public

Publisher(s):
This pamphlet helps organizations identify the signs of human trafficking and gives tips on what to do if you suspect someone is a victim of human trafficking. It is available in several languages.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2016

VAWA Confidentiality Provisions at DHS

Publisher(s):
This website provides information on VAWA confidentiality and on reporting VAWA confidentiality violation by a DHS employee.
Materials
  • General Material
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

Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2013

Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017

Publisher(s):
This action plan lays out a 5-year path for further strengthening coordination, collaboration, and capacity across governmental and nongovernmental entities dedicated to providing support to the victims of human trafficking.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2012

Secretary Napolitano Announces Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities

Publisher(s):
This press release announces new standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and assault in confinement facilities in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA).
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2012

Human Trafficking Awareness Video for First Responders

Publisher(s):
This video is a resource geared to fire and emergency medical services providers discussing patient (trafficked individual) recognition indicators.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools

U Visa Law Enforcement Certification Resource Guide

Publisher(s):
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides this guidance to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial law enforcement officers. This public guidance primarily concerns law enforcement certifications for U nonimmigrant status, also known as U visas. The U visa is an immigration benefit that can be sought by victims of certain crimes who are currently assisting or have previously assisted law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of a crime, or who are likely to be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity.