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February 2017

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar offers guidance to advocates for implementing enhanced safety planning for immigrant survivors, including discussing recent policy developments and new enforcement measures that should be taken into consideration when assisting immigrant survivors with safety planning.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2016

Helping Those Released from Family Detention: Asylum Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar series is for attorneys, accredited representatives, domestic and sexual violence advocates, mental health service providers and social workers already familiar with VAWA and U visas to help women and children released from family detention centers. 
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2013

Effectively Framing a U Visa Labor-Based Application

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Presenters in this webinar discuss best practices in framing cases arising in the workplace, including: framing the qualifying crime, obtaining helpful certifications, identifying and presenting substantial harm and inadmissibility waiver arguments; and organizing your application to achieve success.
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  • General Material
January 2013

VAWA 2013 and TVPRA: What Practitioners Need to Know

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The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013), combined with the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), was signed into law on March 7, 2013. This practice advisory provides an overview of substantive changes and technical fixes both in VAWA and TVPRA as well as practice pointers for attorneys and advocates on how to work with these new changes.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Creative Strategies for Outreaching and Working Effectively with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Workplace

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In light of immigration enforcement and the economic climate, now more than ever, immigrant women are vulnerable to experiencing sexual violence in the workplace. Across the country, immigrant-working women with and without work authorization are subjected to adverse working conditions and victimization at alarming rates. During this webinar, presenters focus on creative community organizing and screening and outreach strategies to identify survivors. This webinar also introduces basic legal remedies available.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Do You Have Problems at Home? Read About Your Rights in this Country

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This booklet explains the legal rights of immigrant victims of family violence including domestic violence, child abuse and elder abuse.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Introduction to U visa consular processes

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This powerpoint presents information about processing U visa overseas, challenges involved in the process, and strategies to address the challenges.
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  • General Material

Realities for Immigrant Populations: How they Experience the System

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"Although the number of applications for VAWA status has increased, winning a VAWA self-petition is only the first step in achieving safety and independence. To gain lawful permanent residence, applicants must overcome additional legal barriers. The complicated phases of applying for immigration status coupled with the passage of VAWA 2000 have created new questions and the need for greater expertise."