September 17-19, 2019: Lincoln, NE “No More Crimes of Power and Control Conference”

No More Crimes of Power and Control Conference

September 17-19, 2019

NIWAP participated in the “No More Crimes of Power and Control” Conference hosted by the Nebraska Coalition to end Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Nebraska State Patrol. The training sessions focused on Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, and Human Trafficking, and the conference took place from September 17-19. NIWAP presented for five sessions different training sessions on multidisciplinary collaborations, public benefits for victims, protections for survivors, language access, and effective crime fighting tools.

Training Materials
  • Training Agenda
  • PowerPoint Presentation: September 18, 2019 “Building Multidisciplinary Collaborations that Promote Access to Justice and Enhance Safety for Immigrant Survivors of Family Violence and Sexual Assault”
  • PowerPoint Presentation: September 18, 2019 “Legal Rights of Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors: Public benefits, Housing, and Victim Services”
  • PowerPoint Presentation: September 18, 2019 “Violence Against Women Act Protections for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Human Trafficking, Stalking, and Child/Elder Abuse”
  • PowerPoint Presentation: September 18, 2019 “The Case of Maria Luis: The Importance of Language Access in Child Welfare and Domestic Violence Cases”
  • PowerPoint Presentation: September 19, 2019 “Using Effective Crime Fighting Tools in Investigation and Prosecution of Criminal Cases Involving Immigrant Crime Victims”

If you are a victim advocate, attorney, judge, or other professional working with an immigrant victim and you would like to receive case specific technical assistance on family law issues that arise in cases of immigrant crime victims, please call NIWAP for technical assistance.  (202) 274-4457 or email us at

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Technical Assistance Flyer:

NIWAP’s  Technical Assistance Flyer describes the technical assistance and training offered to support advocates, attorneys, judges, police, prosecutors, and other professionals in their work with immigrant women, children, and crime victims.

Training Resources
Dynamics & Barriers for Immigrant & Refugee Survivors
Training Materials for Prosecutors
Language Access for Survivors
Immigrants, Language Access and Child Welfare 
Immigration Protections for Immigrant Survivors
Know Your Rights Information
VAWA Self-Petition
Abused Spouses of Work Visa Holders
Battered Spouse Waivers
VAWA Cancellation of Removal and Suspension of Deportation
U Visas
T Visas
Child and Student Victims
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
VAWA Confidentiality

Webpages and Webinars

Training Materials

VAWA Confidentiality and Discovery
Trauma-Informed Help for Immigrant Survivors 
Family Law Protections for Immigrant Survivors 

Securing Attendance of a Detained Parent at Court


Immigration Allegations in Custody Cases
Civil Protection Orders and Immigrant Victims
Economic Relief in Family Court
Access to Publically Funded Services and Public Benefits for Immigrant Survivors

Public Benefits Interactive Maps and State Charts

Helping Survivors Access Public Benefits

Immigrant Access to Shelter and Transitional Housing Programs

Immigrant Rights to Access Public & Assisted Programs

Health Care

Legal Support for Immigrant Survivors
Collaborative Approaches to Serving Immigrant and Refugee Survivors

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