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National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (NIWAP) Content Topic Results

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October 2020

Training Materials: Law Enforcement

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This webpage from the National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project features a variety of resources that may be helpful for law enforcement officials. Resources include information on working with limited English proficient victims, as well as forms of immigration relief such as U and T visas and VAWA self-petitions.
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October 2019

Language Access Materials for Police and Prosecutors

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This webpage provides links to many resources and tools for police and prosecutors to improve meaningful language access for victims with limited English proficiency.
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  • Training Tools
June 2019

Law Enforcement Best Practices: Immigrant Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims, Language Access and the U and T Visa

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This presentation for law enforcement covers how investigations can be improved using language tools and how to hold officers more accountable by using the U Visa certification process as a crime fighting tool.
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October 2018

U Visa Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications, law enforcement officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools because victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides the following background information on the U‐visa: an overview of the U‐visa and a section on law enforcement officials and the U‐visa certification.
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August 2018

Violence Against Women Act protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence continue in full force and effect and are not affected by the 2018 domestic violence asylum policies issued by the U.S. Department of Justice

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According to this fact sheet from NIWAP, the new decision from the Department of Justice does not affect the ability of immigrants in the United States who experience domestic violence or are victims of other crimes to seek immigration relief Congress created to provide relief to victims of domestic violence and other crimes.
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October 2017

VAWA Confidentiality and Protections for Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

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This webinar provides information to judges and court staff about how state court proceedings and federal VAWA confidentiality protections intersect.
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September 2017

Comparing Forms of Immigration Relief for Immigrant Victims of Crime

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This chart is a basic outline of various forms of immigration relief available to immigrant crime victims including domestic violence, sexual assault and trafficking victims.
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June 2017

Post-Assault Healthcare and Crime Victim Compensation for Immigrant Victims of Violence: Medical Coverage and Services for Immigrants

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This document provides a state-by-state break-down of benefits and protections available for immigrant survivors of violence. It also addresses eligibility requirements, coverage, requirements for receiving emergency contraception, the process to apply, and any other requirements necessary to receive benefits.
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May 2017

Questions to Use for Crime Scene Identification of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Victim

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This document features sample introductory questions that an officer can ask when meeting a person with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). They are based on scenarios that an officer will likely encounter during his or her patrol.
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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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February 2017

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing for Immigrant Victims: Government Policies

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This document lists the polices issued by federal government agencies describing the legal rights of immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, child abuse, and the homeless to access emergency shelters and transitional housing from a wide array of programs. 
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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.