Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence Webinar: ” Immigrant Crime Victims Legal Rights and Best Practices for Serving Immigrant Victims” (August 24, 2022)

Webinar Description

This webinar was presented by NIWAP and sponsored by the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence.

The training introduces grantees to NIWAP’s technical assistance work and educates them on how to:

  • Help immigrant survivors of crime and abuse access the full range of protections for which they are legally eligible. 
  • Screen survivors eligible for immigration relief and use tools to help with their applications
  • Know how to assist immigrant and refugee survivors in accessing housing, health care, and other public benefits they and their children qualify for 
  • Provide immigrant survivors legally correct information about family law remedies 

PowerPoint Presentation

Immigrant Crime Victims’ Legal Rights and Best Practices for Serving Immigrant Victims PowerPoint Presentation

Training Materials

Helpful Links

Sign up for NIWAP’s monthly newsletter here.

NIWAP’s directory of programs.

NIWAP’s podcast series.


Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Self-Petition

Battered Spouse Waiver


Public Benefits

Trauma-Informed Work with Immigrant Survivors

Training Materials

Dynamics & Barriers for Immigrant & Refugee Survivors

Legal Rights Overviews and Brochures

Immigration Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Immigration Relief for Immigrant Children and Youth

VAWA Confidentiality

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

Family Law Service of Process


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

Protection Orders


Economic Relief

Public Benefits and Services for Immigrant Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence  

Public Benefits Interactive Maps and State Charts

Bench Cards

Overviews and Chapters, Multiple Benefits

Public Charge and Immigrant Victims

Legal Services Corporation Funded Assistance for Immigrant Victims

Non-Work Social Security Numbers

Health Care

Housing – Shelter and Transitional Housing

Housing – Public and Assisted

SNAP – Food Stamps

Trauma-Informed Assistance