July 30, 2020: “Best Practices for Screening and Serving Immigrant Victims of Crime: A Webinar for Victim Advocates” (Webinar)


NIWAP, in partnership with the Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy presented a virtual training on public benefits for victim advocates (nonprofit or government agency), attorneys, and other professionals who encounter immigrant victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking in Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert Counties in Maryland. 

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.

You can also visit the family law issues section of NIWAP’s web library

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Training Materials
Dynamics & Barriers for Immigrant & Refugee Survivors
Legal Rights Overviews and Brochures 
Immigration Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
VAWA Confidentiality 
Public Benefits Interactive Maps and State Charts
Maryland State Specific Charts
Public Benefits and Services for Immigrant Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Bench Cards

Oveview and Chapters, Multiple Benefits

CARES Act and COVID-19 Related Resources Accessible to Immigrant Victims
Public Charge and Immigrant Victims
Non-Work Social Security Numbers
Non-Work Social Security Numbers
Child Care
Driver’s Licenses
Health Care
Housing – Shelter and Transitional Housing 
Housing – Public and Assisted
Low-Income Home Energy and Weatherization Assistance Programs
SNAP – Food Stamps