August 13, 2020: “Immigrant Survivors in Family Law and Immigration Cases: A Webinar for Attorneys” (Webinar)

NIWAP, in partnership with the Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy presented a virtual training on family law for attorneys 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

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Training Materials


Child Welfare

U Visas and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

VAWA Confidentiality, Discover, and Courthouse Enforcement

Immigration Relief Overview for Courts

Language Access
Know Your Rights Information – Remedies for Immigrant Victims
Forms of Immigration Relief
Immigration Allegations in Custody Cases
Children, Brain Development Science, Trauma
Child Welfare Proceedings
Intersection of Family Courts With Victim’s Immigration Protections

U Visa Certification by Judges

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

VAWA Confidentiality and Family Court Discovery

VAWA Confidentiality and Courthouse Enforcement Policies

Civil Protection Orders and Immigrant Victims
Economic Relief in Family Court – Child Support, Enforcement of Affidavits of Support, Spousal Support, and Other Economic Remedies
Public Benefits Access of Immigrant Victims 
Securing Attendance of a Detained Parent at Court