2007 ICE and OPLA VAWA Confidentiality and VAWA 2005 Implementation Memos -(FOIA Release – February 15, 2015) [pdf]

Through a FOIA request in 2015 ICE Officially released two documents of importance the those in the field working with immigrant survivors of crime. These memos together with the memos issued by DHS that govern all of its branches and bureaus govern VAWA confidentiality implementation at ICE.

— February 1, 2007, William J Howard, “VAWA 2005 Amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act and and 8 U.S.C. 1367” This is an Office of Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA) memorandum on VAWA confidentiality implementation and the VAWA 2005 Amendments to the Immigration and Naturalization Act.
— January 22, 2007, Director John P. Torres, Office of Detention and Director Marcy M. Forman Office of Investigations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Memo “Interim Guidance Relating to Officer Procedure Following Enactment of VAWA 2005.and changes made to VAWA confidentiality protections and ICE memorandum on Interim Guidance Relating to Officer Procedure”