*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 (November 2021)(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.

DHS: Gender-Based Violence Pamphlets and Flyers (Multiple Languages)

The Department of Homeland Security’s Council on Combatting Gender-Based Violence developed the pamphlets and flyers available at the link above to describe what gender-based violence (GBV) is, who is affected by GBV, and how and where to seek help if you or someone you know is experiencing any form of GBV.  These materials are available in English, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Traditional), French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Urdu.

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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Brochure: Understanding Stalking for Immigrants (English)

This brochure information about what stalking is, examples of tactics used by stalkers to scare their victims, and potential steps to protect oneself from the negative effects of stalking. 

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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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Afghan Asylum Helpline

Helpline and information to learn more about applying for gender-based asylum or to be screened for Tahirih Justice Center’s legal services.

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Office for Victims of Crime: Help Series for Crime Victims Brochure – Sexual Violence

Know the facts about sexual violence, and utilize resources for information and assistance.

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12 Things Workers Should Know – English

In general, all workers, regardless of immigration status, are protected by employment
laws. Almost every employment law applies to workers regardless of immigration status. This brochure highlights the 12 things every worker should know.

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EEOC Sexual Harassment – English

It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include “sexual harassment” or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. This brochure contains information regarding sexual harassment.

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EEOC Fact Sheet: Sexual Harassment Discrimination – English

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including state and local governments. It also applies to employment agencies and to labor organizations, as well as to the federal government. This document outlines information on sexual harassment in the workplace.

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