[pdf] Effects of Arizona v. U.S. on the Validity of State Immigrant Laws (+)

Summary of the effects of Supreme Court decision on Arizona state law cutting access to programs, benefits, and services to non-citizens, which were challenge don the grounds that the state could not enact laws that regulated an area that has traditionally been regulated by the Federal Government.

[pdf] Arizona State Immigration Legislation: Tips for Law Enforcement and Advocates Working With Immigrant Crime Victims (+)

The following chart summarizes the status of each provision. For the provisions of the legislation that remain in effect, this chart provides implementation suggestions for law enforcement and safety planning strategies for victim advocates and attorneys working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other immigrant crime victims. The goal is to identify measures that help ensure that immigrant victims of criminal activity continue to have access to assistance from the justice, health care, and social services systems that are to be open as a matter of federal law and state domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking laws to all victims without regard to their immigration status.

[pdf] Alabama State Immigration Legislation: Tips for Law Enforcement and Advocates Working With Immigrant Crime Victims (+)

The following chart summarizes the status of each provision. For the provisions of the legislation that remain in effect, this chart provides implementation suggestions for law enforcement and safety planning strategies for victim advocates and attorneys working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other immigrant crime victims. The goal is to identify measures that help ensure that immigrant victims of criminal activity continue to have access to assistance from the justice, health care, and social services systems that are to be open as a matter of federal law and state domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking laws to all victims without regard to their immigration status.

[pdf] South Carolina State Immigration Legislation: Tips for Law Enforcement and Advocates Working With Immigrant Crime Victims (+)

The following chart summarizes the status of each provision. For the provisions of the legislation that remain in effect, this chart provides implementation suggestions for law enforcement and safety planning strategies for victim advocates and attorneys working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other immigrant crime victims. The goal is to identify measures that help ensure that immigrant victims of criminal activity continue to have access to assistance from the justice, health care, and social services systems that are to be open as a matter of federal law and state domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking laws to all victims without regard to their immigration status.

[pdf] Indiana State Immigration Legislation: Tips for Law Enforcement and Advocates Working With Immigrant Crime Victims (+)

The following chart summarizes the status of each provision. For the provisions of the legislation that remain in effect, this chart provides implementation suggestions for law enforcement and safety planning strategies for victim advocates and attorneys working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other immigrant crime victims. The goal is to identify measures that help ensure that immigrant victims of criminal activity continue to have access to assistance from the justice, health care, and social services systems that are to be open as a matter of federal law and state domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking laws to all victims without regard to their immigration status.

[pdf] Georgia State Immigration Legislation: Tips for Law Enforcement and Advocates Working With Immigrant Crime Victims (+)

This chart summarizes the status of each provision. For the provisions of the legislation that remain in effect, this chart provides implementation suggestions for law enforcement and safety planning strategies for victim advocates and attorneys working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other immigrant crime victims. The goal is to identify measures that help ensure that immigrant victims of criminal activity continue to have access to assistance from the justice, health care, and social services systems that are to be open as a matter of federal law and state domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking laws to all victims without regard to their immigration status.

[pdf] Utah State Immigration Legislation: Tips for Law Enforcement and Advocates Working With Immigrant Crime Victims (+)

The following chart summarizes the status of each provision. For the provisions of the legislation that remain in effect, this chart provides implementation suggestions for law enforcement and safety planning strategies for victim advocates and attorneys working with immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other immigrant crime victims. The goal is to identify measures that help ensure that immigrant victims of criminal activity continue to have access to assistance from the justice, health care, and social services systems that are to be open as a matter of federal law and state domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-human trafficking laws to all victims without regard to their immigration status.

[pdf] Table on State Immigration Laws Summarizing Status of Court Rulings on Validity (+)

A chart on state immigration laws summarizing status of court rulings on validity from Supreme Court, the 11th Circuit, the South Carolina District Court, and District Court of Utah.

[pdf] Federal Preemption of State Laws That Attempt to Restrict Immigrant Access to Services Necessary to Protect Life and Safety (+)

Although the power to regulate immigration and enact immigration laws rests exclusively with the federal government, some state laws and local ordinances have been enacted to involve state and local officials in immigration enforcement and to cut off access to programs, benefits, and services to non-citizens including undocumented immigrants. This article discusses federal preemption of state laws that attempt to restrict immigrant access to services that have been deemed by the Attorney General of the United States to be necessary for the protection of life and safety.

[pdf] Somewhere to Turn (+)

A comprehensive manual covering topics such as: domestic violence and battered immigrant issues, cultural competency training, cross-cultural interviewing, recruiting and hiring multilingual and multicultural staff, shelter protocols, outreach and community collaboration, shelter access for battered immigrant women, VAWA immigration cases and victim advocacy confidentiality, creative use of protection orders, protections orders enforcement and criminal prosecution, access to public benefits, verification and reporting requirements under the U.S. Attorney General’s guidance and order, and model programs.