April 22, 2020: “VAWA Self-Petition: Protections for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Abuse by Abusive Spouses and Parents” (Webinar)

This webinar includes an overview of the basic requirements for VAWA Self-Petition. It also covers how to identify who may be eligible for VAWA Self-Petition immigration relief and how to screen and identify types of assistance that immigrant survivors qualify to receive. The presentation provides information on immigrant victim and offender dynamics, VAWA Self-Petition history, the types of VAWA Self-Petitions, and VAWA Confidentiality. 

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If you are a victim advocate, attorney, judge, or other professional working with an immigrant victim and you would like to receive case specific technical assistance on family law issues that arise in cases of immigrant crime victims, please call NIWAP for technical assistance.  (202) 274-4457 or email us at info@niwap.org

Training Materials
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) VAWA Self-Petition Screening Tools 
VAWA Self-Petition Screening Tools and Brochures
Eligibility for VAWA Self-Petition
Evidence List for VAWA Self-Petition
CILAP VAWA Self-Petitioner
VAWA Cuban Adjustment Act – VAWA CAA – Relevant Government Publications 
VAWA Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act – VAWA HRIFA – Relevant Goverment Publications
VAWA Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act – VAWA NACARA – Relevant Government Publications
VAWA HRIFA , VAWA NACARA, and VAWA CAA  – Practice Tools 
VAWA Self-Petitioner Legislative History
USCIS and DOJ Memos/Guides VAWA Self-Petitioning and Government Documents
VAWA Confidentiality
VAWA Self-Petitioner Benefits Eligibility

Housing

Healthcare

VAWA Self-Petitioner Benefits Eligibility – Government Agencies

Housing

TANF

Education

Online E-Learning Resources

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