July 21, 2020: “What Family and Child Welfare Judges Need to Know: Legal Options for Immigrant Adult, Teen and Child Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence” (Webinar)

“What Family and Child Welfare Judges Need to Know: Legal Options for Immigrant Adult, Teen and Child Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence”

July 21, 2020

This webinar was held in collaboration with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges on July 21, 2020.

This workshop provides judges with the legally correct information about intersecting immigration, family and benefits laws needed to issue more effective and enforceable orders and discovery rulings.  Attendees receive tips, tools and resources for family law cases involving immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child/elder abuse.

NIWAP offers a full library of SJI supported materials for courts at http://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/training-manual-for-courts-table-of-contents/.

NIWAP also offers technical assistance for judges and court staff. Find out how to use NIWAP’s technical assistance here: http://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/wp-content/uploads/TA-Flyer.pdf

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Training Materials

  • “What Family and Child Welfare Judges Need to Know: Legal Options for Immigrant Adult, Teen and Child Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence” PowerPoint Presentation

Forms of Immigration Relief

Immigration Relief for Crime Victims and Children

Human Trafficking

U and T Visa Certification

Forms and Instructions

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Child Abuse & Protective Battered Immigrant Parents

Full Training Manual

SIJS Bench Book Table of Contents

SIJS Training Materials

VAWA Self-Petition

VAWA Confidentiality

Bench Cards

VAWA Confidentiality Statues, Regulations and Policies

Training Materials

Statute, Regulations, Policies and DHS Publications

VAWA Confidentiality and Courthouse Enforcement Policies

VAWA Confidentiality and State Court Discovery

Webinars

Family Law Cases: Special Issues for Immigrant Crime Victims and Children

Custody

Child Development and Trauma

Securing a Detained Parent’s Participation in Court Proceedings Involving Children

Protection Orders

Economic Relief

Child Abuse, Neglect, Child Welfare and Termination of Parental Rights

Immigrant Children and Child Welfare Proceedings

Public Benefits Access of Immigrant Victims

Criminal Court Cases Involving Immigrant Victims

Language Access

Screening Tools

Access of Justice and Crime Victims Protection

Bibliography

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