Immigrant/LEP

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence 

This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are in abusive relationships, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women. Via VAWnet

Language Access 

Washington College of Law Special Collection on Language Access.

Empowering Survivors: Legal Rights of Immigrant Victims 

Empowering Survivors 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 sexual assault. This Manual will help advocates and professionals expand their knowledge and capacity to aid immigrant victims of sexual assault in accessing justice under federal and state civil, immigration, public benefits, social services, language access legal services and criminal laws in the United States.

Are You Safe At Home? 

This brochure (9 pages) is designed for victims and their advocates providing a basic overview of immigrant victim’s legal rights with regard to protection orders, custody, immigration options, access to public benefits and the dynamics of domestic violence experienced by immigrant victims. It is available in multiple languages.

Ensuring Access to Services for Immigrant Victims 

Ensuring meaningful access to services is critical to protecting the life and safety of Survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP).