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

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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.
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  • General Material
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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June 2015

Immigrant Women, Work, and Violence Statistics

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This fact sheet provides statistics on immigrant women in the workplace and discusses why they face an increased risk of abuse.
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  • General Material
January 2015

National Directory of Programs with Experience Serving Immigrant Victims

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This directory includes contact information for service providers with experience working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, U-visa crimes and human trafficking. The database is organized by state and also searchable by language.
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  • General Material
May 2014

Justice for All: How Attorneys Can Successfully Win Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors When There Is a Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights

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This resource provides an overview of family law options for immigrants and immigrant victims, with a particular focus on how to address and respond effectively when immigration status, language access and other issues intersect in family court cases involving immigrants.
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  • Training Tools
April 2014

Training for Advocates and Attorneys on Trauma Informed Work with Immigrant Women

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This is a hands-on training for advocates and attorneys on trauma-informed work with immigrant women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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  • General Material
July 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This Manual focuses on legal rights and options for immigrant survivors of domestic violence including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse and abuse perpetrated by other family members or persons that are covered by your state's protection order statute. Breaking Barriers is a comprehensive tool that provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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July 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This manual provides information for advocates, attorneys, justice system professionals, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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  • General Material
April 2013

National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access

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This report explores police responses to immigrant victims of crime from the perspectives of various service providers, including legal services, pro bono attorneys, social service organizations, domestic violence/sexual assault programs, law enforcement and prosecutors offices.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2013

Yes We Can! Public Benefits for Immigrant Survivors

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This webinar from the Office on Violence Against Women, NIWAP, Legal Momentum, and CALCASA covers public benefits that are available to immigrant survivors of violence.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This chapter describes the range of services an immigrant victim of sexual assault can access through different programs and services of the health care system.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault

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This presentation describes human trafficking and tits connections to sexual violence.