This handbook is an essential resource for advocates and volunteers at shelters, legal assistance programs, and others seeking to improve services to battered immigrant women.
In a short time, 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.
This publication is available as a digital download only in English and Spanish.