Working with Battered Immigrant Women: A Handbook to Make Services Accessible

Cover imageThis handbook is an essential resource for advocates and volunteers at shelters, legal assistance programs, and others seeking to improve services to battered immigrant women. This publication is available in English and Spanish.  If you request this item, you will receive one PDF file containing all languages.

This handbook will:

        • Expand your knowledge of and sensitivity to battered immigrant women’s experiences
        • Teach you when and how immigration status is used as a tool of domestic violence
        • Explain a battered immigrant woman’s options, the documents she needs before leaving her home, and when she needs to see an immigration attorney
        • Familiarize you with the Violence Against Women Act’s provisions for battered immigrant women.

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