ASISTA

Working with Survivors at Risk of Removal

Sample Documents

 

Survivor's Safety Planning Resources

 

Stay of Removal

 

Federal Court Litigation

 

Challenging Survivor Removal in Immigration Court

 

Webinar Presentations & Recordings: Survivor's Safety

  Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
Webinar presented by: Grace Huang, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence; Rosie Hidalgo, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network; Leslye Orloff, National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project; Archi Pyati, Tahirih Justice Center; and Cecelia Friedman Levin, ASISTA (February 24, 2017)
  Planeamiento de Seguridad Reforzado para Inmigrantes Sobrevivientes de Violencia Doméstica y Sexual
Webinario en espanol presentado por: Rosie Hidalgo, Casa de Esperanza; Sonia Parras Konrad, ASISTA y Rocio Molina, Proyecto Nacional por la Defensa de las Mujeres Inmigrantes (March 3, 2017)
  Webinar Series Training (Pre-Recorded)
Helping Those Released form Family Detention: Asylum Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
 

System Advocacy

  Survey Reveals Impact of Increased Immigration Enforcement on Victims Experiencing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Washington, DC (May 18, 2017) – On May 18th, seven national organizations – including Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (APIGBV), ASISTA, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network, National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV), National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH), National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), and Tahirih Justice Center – working to end domestic violence and sexual assault released the results of the 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors.
  In Defense of Organizing, June 2017
Federal investigations and prosecutions definitions and organizing best practices
  En Defensa de la Organizacion Politica, June 2017
Investigaciones y prosecuciones federales, definiciones practicas y recomendadas para la organizacion politica.
 

Federal Court Advocacy

 

General Safety Planning Resources

 

NGO Summaries

 

Know Your Rights Materials

  Know your rights ICWC-English
*ICWC thanks the National Immigration Law Center (www.NILC.org) for compiling and providing this information. ICWC has add specific information for its clients*
  Know your rights ICWC-Spanish
*ICWC thanks the National Immigration Law Center (www.NILC.org) for compiling and providing this information. ICWC has add specific information for its clients*
 

Screening for Relief

 

DHS Implementing Guidance and FAQ

 

Enforcement and Detention Resources- ICE Guidence

 

Executive Orders on Immigration

 

LEAKED Memos

 

Executive Order Resources

 

VAWA Confidentiality

 

Other Useful Resources

  Challenging Sexual Violence in the Workplace
ASISTA Stop Workplace Sexual Violence Main Guide. This project is supported by Grant No. 2009-TA-AX-K009 awarded by the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The opinions, findings, and recommendations expressed in this document are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
  Detained or Deported: What About My Children? Parental Rights Toolkit
The Women’s Refugee Commission published a toolkit for parents in 2014 that provides guidance on the following: Protecting parental rights when detained or deported; Making care arrangements for children; Determining if a child is in the child welfare system and participating in that system; Complying with a child welfare ordered reunification plan, Participating in family court proceedings; Reunifying with children following release from detention or deportation; Contact information for state child welfare agencies in all 50 states, Links to state-specific handbooks for parents with children in the child welfare system; Guidance on how to request appointed counsel in family court; List of states that provide court-appointed lawyers in family court, Instructions on applying for U.S. passports from detention; Contact information for adoption reunion registries; Contact information for child welfare agencies in Mexico and Central America.
 
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