This document contains the full statutory, legislative history, and history of policies issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Office of Principal Legal Advisor at Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Chapter of a publication on issues that arise in family court cases involving immigrant crime victims pending publication. This chapter discusses VAWA confidentiality protections and their impact in state court proceedings. While the emphasis of the article is on family court cases, the discussion is also useful in criminal court cases. This article discusses the Hawke, Demaj and Koch cases on VAWA confidentiality.
Information on state confidentiality statutes and a detailed table of the most common privileged relationships by state.
Section 809 of VAWA 2013, defining eligibility of crime and trafficking victims in the commonwealth of the northern Mariana Islands to adjust status and section 810 of VAWA 2013, covering disclosure of information for national security purposes.
Section 1367 interlineated with VAWA 2013 amendments.
Immigration and Nationality Act section 239 provision on the initiation of removal proceedings. Section 239(e) defines when a certificate of compliance was required when an enforcement action that took place at a sensitive location lead to a removal proceeding to ensure that confidentiality provisions were complied with.
Confidentiality nondisclosure provision in VAWA 2005, section 817, as it appears in the House version of VAWA 2005.
VAWA 2005 section 825 (c) amended INA section 239 (8 U.S.C. 1229), adding a requirement that a certificate of compliance be filed if an enforcement action took place at a sensitive location that lead to a removal proceeding to ensure that confidentiality provisions in Section 384 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRAIRA) were complied with.
Section 1367 of VAWA 2005 detailing the penalties for disclosure of information, as it appeared in the U.S. code in 2005.
Full version of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRAIRA) of 1996 , public law 104-208. Confidentiality provisions are listed in Section 384.