August 16, 2013: Lanham, Maryland

Training entitled “VAWA Immigration Protections, Immigration Enforcement, and Language Access.” The training materials available online include:

  • Powerpoint: VAWA Immigration Protections, Immigration Enforcement, and Language Access
  • Screening and Safety Planning in the Context of Immigration Enforcement
    • Material: Immigrant Survivor Walks Through The Door of Your Agency
    • Government Policies
      • Material: Field Guidance on Enforcement Actions or Investigative Activities At or Near Sensitive Community Locations
      • Material: Form for Immigration Detainer Notice of Action
      • Material: Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion Consistent with the Civil Immigration Enforcement Priorities of the Agency for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Aliens
      • Material: Prosecutorial Discretion: Certain Victims, Witnesses, and Plaintiffs
      • Material: Department of Homeland Security Policy Answers to Law Enforcement Reasons for Not Certifying
      • Material: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Confidentiality Provisions at the Department of Homeland Security
      • Material: DHS Broadcast Message on New 384 Class of Admission Code
      • Material: Victim Notification Program
    • Immigration Enforcement and VAWA Confidentiality
      • Material: Immigrant Sexual Assault Survivor Walks Through The Door of Your Agency
      • Material: An Advocate’s Guide to Immigrant Survivors’ Rights & Protections
      • Material: A Report on: The Importance of the U-visa as a Crime-Fighting Tool for Law Enforcement Officials
      • Material: Building Trusting Relationships: A Guide for Advocates/Attorneys Working With Law Enforcement On U-Visa Certification Issues
      • Material: Confidentiality and Breaches of Confidentiality
      • Material: Department of Homeland Security Policy Answers to Law Enforcement Reasons for Not Certifying
      • Material: Immigration Relief for Victims of Human Trafficking and Other Crimes
      • Material: U-Visa: “Helpfulness”
      • Material: VAWA Confidentiality: History, Purpose, DHS Implementation, and Violations of VAWA Confidentiality Protections
    • Screening and Safety Planning in the Context of Immigration Enforcement
      • Material: Immigration Protection Screening Checklist
      • Material: Comparing Forms of Immigration Relief for Immigrant Victims of Crime
      • Material: Immigration Protection Screening Checklist: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
      • Material: U-Visa Application Victim Flow Chart
      • Material: Violence Against Women Act VAWA Self-Petitioning Eligibility for Adults
      • Material: VAWA Self-Petitioning Eligibility Flow Chart for Abused Children
      • Material: Violence Against Women Act VAWA Self-Petitioning Eligibility for Elders
      • Material: Identifying a Trafficked/Enslaved Person
    • Material: Do You Have Problems At Home?
  • Dynamics of Violence Against Immigrant Women
    • Material: Immigrant and Limited English Proficient Victims’ Access to the Criminal Justice System: The Importance of Collaboration
    • Material: Immigrant Women, Work, and Violence Statistics
    • Material: National Survey of Service Providers on Police Response to Immigrant Crime Victims, U Visa Certification and Language Access
  • Material: Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants
  • Material: Empowering Survivors: Legal Rights of Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault
  • Language Access
    • Federal Statutes and Regulations
      • Material: DOJ Clarifying Memorandum Regarding Limited English Proficiency and Executive Order 13166
      • Material: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Policy Guidance on the Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination As It Affects Persons With Limited English Proficiency
      • Material: A Bill for an Act: Language Access (Hawaii)
      • Material: Guidance to Federal Financial Assistance Recipients Regarding Title VI Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Limited English Proficient Persons
      • Material: Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency
    • Federal Government Memos on Language Access
      • Material: DOJ Clarifying Memorandum Regarding Limited English Proficiency and Executive Order 13166
      • Material: DOJ Letter to Court on Language Access
      • Link: DOJ: Renewing a Commitment to Language Access
      • Material: Commonly Asked Questions and Answers Regarding Executive Order 13166
      • Material: Know Your Rights
      • Material: Executive Order 13166 Limited English Proficiency Resource Document: Tips and Tools from the Field
      • Material: Code of Professional Responsibility for Interpreters Serving Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Victims of Domestic Violence Outside of the Courtroom and Judicial Settings
      • Material: Protection Orders and Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals
      • Material: Language Access Assessment and Planning Tool for Federally Conducted and Federally Assisted Programs
      • Material: Federal Government’s Renewed Commitment to Language Access Obligations Under Executive Order 13166
      • Material: Language Access Obligations Under Executive Order 13166
      • Material: Frequently Asked Questions about the Protection of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Individuals under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title VI Regulations
      • Material: Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency
      • Material: Executive Order 13166 (Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency) (July 8, 2002)
      • Material: Executive Order 13166 (Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency) (January 11, 2002)
      • Material: DOJ Clarifying Memorandum Regarding Limited English Proficiency and Executive Order 13166
      • Material: Serving Limited English Proficient (LEP) Battered Women: A National Survey of the Courts’ Capacity to Provide Protection Orders
      • Material: Court Interpretation in Protection Order Hearings
    • Language Access Training Materials
  • Link: NIWAP Directory of Service Providers