October 13, 2010: Los Angeles, CA “Violence Against Women Act: Current Protections and Future Possibilities for Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence”

Presented with Peace over Violence by Leslye Orloff. Topics Covered: History and purpose of the Violence Against Women Act’s immigration protections, safety planning and deportation, services open to undocumented victims, legal rights of immigrant victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, VAWA confidentiality, how immigrant women will benefit from Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the International Violence Against Women Act.