Aug. 9-10, 2018: San Diego, CA “Working with Immigrant Refugee Survivors”

The presentation titled “Working with Immigration and Refugee Survivors” was presented at the Transitional Housing Conference, which is sponsored by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) on August 9-10, 2018 in San Diego, California.

This training covered the many barriers that are faced by immigrant survivors as well as provided information on the legal protections available to immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence. The goal was to show how to assist immigrant and refugee survivors with accessing housing, public benefits, legal services, and justice system help.

For more information, see the following materials.

Training Materials
Dynamics & Barriers for Immigrant & Refugee Survivors
Language Access for Survivors
Know Your Rights Information
Tools for Screening, Comparing and Assisting Victims Applying for VAWA, U or T Visa Immigration Relief
Evidence Checklist 
VAWA Confidentiality
Immigrant Rights to Access Public & Assisted Programs
Helping Survivors Access Public Benefits
Legal Support for Immigrant Survivors
Collaborative Approaches to Serving Immigrant and Refugee Survivors