The brochures and pamphlets included in this section provide information about domestic violence, which may help immigrant survivors identify and seek services. Information is offered about the U.S. immigration laws, legal protections, and public benefits available. Additionally, this section includes valuable “Know Your Rights” resources for immigrants to better understand their rights and responsibilities if they are stopped or detained by law enforcement or federal immigration officials.
The National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP) maintains a directory of service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes, and human trafficking. Find attorneys, advocates, and other legal assistance in your area.
This visual safety plan was designed for people with limited English proficiency or literacy. It outlines documents and other items to take if/when a survivor flees an abusive relationship, describes safety planning at home, and suggests preparations around documentation.
This webpage answers questions that immigrant women in domestic violence situations may have, including answers such as where to report domestic violence, how to be safe, and legal issues related to immigrant status.
This brochure provides a broad overview of the legal rights of immigrant victims of domestic violence.
The article suggest that the immigrant women ask for interpreter when seeking help, leave clear phone messages when calling for help, and to not to give up if the person they contact the first time is not helpful.
This booklet explains the legal rights of immigrant victims of family violence including domestic violence, child abuse and elder abuse.
This fact sheet provides legal information to immigrants who identify as LGBT and immigrants who are HIV-positive.
This booklet provides information on the full range of immigration relief options created for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. For domestic violence victims a discussion of domestic violence protection orders and how they can help immigrant victims is included.
Pro Se Manual: Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Convention Against Torture Protection for Survivors of Domestic Violence
This manual provides guidance on gathering necessary documents for VAWA self petition.