“Public Benefits and Issues of Language Access” and “Using the Law to Empower Victims,” presented by Leslye Orloff, Michelle Gutierrez, and Katy Berringer. The conference covered an overview of VAWA, T and U visa immigration options for immigrant victims of domestic vioelnce and sexual assault. Discussion of DHS policies on humanitarian release from detention and 8.20.10 policy not detain and dismiss immigration cases against immigrants with valid cases filed for immigration relief including VAWA, T and U visa applicants. As well as, covering access to federal and state funded assistance and services to immigrant victims without regard to immigration status, state and federal public benefits open to qualified immigrants and legal requirements of U.S. language access laws.
- Are You Safe At Home?
- Public Benefits Access for Battered Immigrant Women and Children
- HUD Funds Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing
- Student Aid Eligibility
- Aliens Who May Be Unlawfully Present in the United States and their Access to Public Post-Secondary Educational Institutions
- Language Identification Guide: I Speak…
- Know Your Rights (Are You Limited English Proficient?)
- Comparing Forms of Immigration Relief for Immigrant Victims of Crime
- VAWA Self-Petition Flow Chart for Adult Applicants
- VAWA Self-Petition Flow Chart for Child Applicants
- U Visa Quick Reference for Judges
- U Visa Application Victim Flow Chart
- Model U Visa Certification Protocol for Law Enforcement Agencies
- Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Confidentiality Provisions at the Department of Homeland Security