Article discussing the need for the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) 2005’s expansions of access to legal services for immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. An overview of the VAWA 2005 Legal Services Corporation (“LSC”) amendments is provided including who is newly eligible, the scope of allowable representation, and best practices for implementation of the new law.
Article in Clearinghouse Review Vol. 37 No. 2-3 MAY-June 2003 discussing that ability of and need for Legal Services Corporation funded programs to represent battered immigrant women and children.