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* Tools for State Courts on Immigration Relief for Immigrant Crime Victims and Children (SJI 2013 and 2014)

This folder contains bench cards, charts, and other tools to assist courts and judges in cases involving immigrant parties, victims and witnesses. The development of this section of the weblibrary was developed under grant numbers SJI-12-E-169 and SJI-13-E-199 from the State Justice Institute. The points of view expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the State Justice Institute.

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File * Free Technical Assistance for organizations and courts serving Immigrant and Refugee Survivors of Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking (January 31, 2014)
Technical Assistance specifically available for judges, courts and court administrators.
Link DHS: Immigration Options for Crime Victims (Brochure)
Brochure produced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Information on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals added by the National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project, American University, Washington College of Law. Multiple languages available: English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Chinese.
File * U-Visa Certification Tool Kit for Federal, State and Local Judges, Commissioners, and Magistrates (February 3, 2014)
Folder Judicial Ethics of U Visa Certifications
This folder includes guidance for judges, commissioners, magistrates and other judicial officers regarding U visa certification.
Link DHS Training Materials on U Visa Certification, Crime Victims Policies and Training Videos
This file contains that primary sources of training materials developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on U Visa certification. It included a detailed resource guide, questions and answers training tool, roll call videos developed to train law enforcement on U visa certification, human trafficking PSA, DHS policies on crime victim protection and DHS enforcement priorities and a Bureau of Justice Assistance funded U visa certification toolkit for police and prosecutors
Folder * Slideshow Presentations Trainings For State Court Judges
File * Bench Card: DHS Enforcement Priorities Information for State Court Judges
Folder * Webinars and Webcasts for Judges and Court Staff
* Webinar presented with support from OVW and SJI on U visa certification by judges. * Webcast of SJI sponsored training for judges on issues that arise in state courts in cases involving immigrant crime victims, immigrant families and immigrant children.
Folder * Securing Attendence of Immigrants in Detention at State Court Proceedings
Folder * Family Law
Folder * Immigration Law
Folder * Immigrant Children - SIJS and DACA
Folder * Economic Remedies, Services and Public Benefits For Crime Victims and Children
This folder contains a public benefits bench card for judges by immigration status of the crime victim, bench cards addressing access to benefits and services by immigration status (VAWA, T or U), including legal services and healthcare; economic relief through family courts for immigrants; and information on access to legal work authorization for immigrants in the process of applying for immigration relief.
Folder * Addressing Immigration in State Courts
Link Materials on Human Trafficking and State Courts
Link to website Human Trafficking and the States Courts Collaborative
File * Legal SJI Courts Bibliography
File * Social Science Bibliography
Bibliography of social science articles regarding immigrant victims of crime.
Page * State Courts and the Protection of Immigrant Crime Victims and Children: Workshop Description
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