VAWA Confidentiality Training Materials (November 17, 2023) [pdf]

This collection of training materials address all three aspects of VAWA confidentiality protections for immigrant victims. It includes training materials on the VAWA confidentiality’s
— bars on reliance on perpetrator provided information to harm victims including protections against deportation;
— prohibitions on immigration enforcement against immigrant crime victims at courthouses and other locations; and
— bars and limitations on discovery in civil, family and criminal court cases.

This document includes links to web pages with more information and a specific materials list that includes bench cards, cases, and tools to assist judges and lawyers with issues related to the impact of federal VAWA confidentiality laws on discovery in state court cases.