*Multilingual Materials by Title

The following publications are available in multiple languages. If you would like a publication translated into a language not listed, please contact us at info@niwap.org or call us at 202-274-4457, and we will try to prioritize your request.

DHS Infographic: Protections for Immigrant Victims (January 12, 2017)(English)

Infographic produced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security providing an overview of crime victim based legal protections for adult and child immigrant victims. This infographic covers immigration relief for victims who suffer victimization in the U.S. and/or abroad. The forms of relief covered are: VAWA self-petition, U visa, T visa, Continued Presence, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Asylum. The infographic contains links to DHS websites containing additional government produced training materials and information on these programs, application forms and instructions.

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DHS: Immigration Options for Victims of Crimes (English)

Produced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security covering Violence Against Women Act self-petitions, U visas and T visas. Information on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has been added by the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project, American University, Washington College of Law. Downloadable one page (two sided brochure) available in English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, and Chinese.

Brochure: Are You Safe at Home (English)

This booklet explains the legal rights of immigrant victims of family violence including domestic violence, child abuse and elder abuse.

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Brochure: Know Your Rights (English)

Regardless of your immigration status, you have the right to be safe in your own home. You have the right to leave or have anyone removed from your home who abuses you and/or your children physically, emotionally or sexually. No one has the right to hurt you or your children in any way.

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Brochure: Rights and Options for Battered Immigrant, Migrant, and Refugee Women (English)

This Brochure provides a broad overview of the legal rights of immigrant victims of domestic violence.

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Trauma Informed – Structured Interview Questionnaires for Immigration Cases (SIQI) (English)

The following questionnaires are provided to facilitate the Trauma Informed Structured Interview, which is the second part of the Trauma Informed Immigration Story Writing Intervention Method. During the story developing session, clients are encouraged to share their story uninterrupted while advocates and attorneys listen, take notes, and watch for triggers. This tool is designed to be used during follow up interviews with clients. This Structured Interview Questionnaire for Immigration (SIQI) will aid advocates and attorneys in eliciting additional in-depth information to strengthen their client’s immigration case and will also provide a complete picture of trauma and distress endured by survivors.

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