*Trauma-Informed Help For Immigrant Survivors (Updated November 11, 2020)

Training Materials

If you are a victim advocate, attorney, judge, or another professional working with an immigrant victim and you would like to receive case-specific technical assistance on access to publicly

funded benefits and services that an immigrant crime victim or immigrant child would be eligible to receive in your state, please call NIWAP for technical assistance. (202) 274-4457 or email us at info@niwap.org. For more information on immigrant survivor’s legal rights visit NIWAP’s web library https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/

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Trauma-Informed Assistance

Impact of Trauma on the Brain Development of Children

Immigration Relief for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Abuse 

  • (October 27, 2010): Information on the Legal Rights Available to Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence in the United States and Facts about Immigrating on a Marriage-Based Visa https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/marriage-based-legal-rights
  • (June 30, 2011): Immigration Options for Victims of Crime – DHS Brochure https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/imm-options-victims-of-crimes
  • (July 6, 2012): Sample Questions for Identifying a Trafficked/Enslaved Person https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/questions-for-identifying-trafficked-or-enslaved-persons
  • (January 12, 2017) DHS Infographic: Protection for Immigrant Victims https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/appendix-f-dhs-interactive-infographic-on-protections-for-immigrant-victims
  • (January 27, 2017): Blue Campaign: What You Can Do- Recognizing and Supporting Trafficking Victims in the Courtroom https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/bc-pamphlet-judicial-english
  • (January 27, 2017): USCIS Brochure: Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/fgmc_brochure_final
  • (October 24, 2019): Multilingual Materials for Victims and Advocates. https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/resources-for-foreign-born-student-victims
  • (February 28, 2020): USCIS and Blue Campaign Continued Presence Pamphlet https://niwaplibrary.wcl.american.edu/pubs/contin-presence-pamphlet-2

Immigration Relief  for Immigrant Children and Youth