March 17, 2017: Honolulu, HI “Best Practices: Immigrant Crime Victims, Language Access and the U and T Visa”

The law enforcement training covered the best practices and recommendations based on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations, policies and training materials on U and T visa certification and included a discussion of the benefits for law enforcement and prosecutors in following DHS’s recommendations for certification early in the case including in cases that are not ultimately prosecuted.  There was a strong focus on cases of immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking while also providing an overview of the wide range of crimes that U visa covers.

U Visa Certification

VAWA Confidentiality

Child Trauma