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Special Collection

Special Collection
February 2014

Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities

Author(s):
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence

This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are victims of sexual violence, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are in abusive relationships, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
November 2016

Free Tax Return Preparation for Qualifying Taxpayers

Publisher(s):
The IRS VITA and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. This site provides basic information about these programs, how to find services by state, and what type of documentation is needed.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2016

State-Funded Medical Assistance Programs

Publisher(s):
This table presents a list of state funded programs that provide medical coverage for immigrants who are not eligible for federally funded Medicaid program.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2016

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

Publisher(s):
The 16th annual report seeks to increase global awareness of the human trafficking phenomenon by shedding new light on various facets of the problem and highlighting shared and individual perspectives of the international community. Also see link to previous years' reports.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2016

VAWA Confidentiality Provisions at DHS

Publisher(s):
This website provides information on VAWA confidentiality and on reporting VAWA confidentiality violation by a DHS employee.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2016

Do You See How Much I'm Suffering Here? Abuse Against Transgender Women in U.S. Immigration Detention

Publisher(s):
This report documents 28 cases of transgender women who were held in US immigration detention between 2011 and 2015, more than half of whom were held in men’s facilities at some point.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

Human Trafficking and the Experiences of Transgender Immigrant Latin@ Survivors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This presentation from Francesco Duberli of Survivors’ Pathway explores the unique experiences of transgender Latin@ immigrant survivors of human trafficking and the challenging barriers they face when attempting to access services and resources.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2015

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

Publisher(s):
This document explains An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is issued by the IRS to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security number (SSN) issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Materials
  • General Material
November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

Publisher(s):
This article details key findings from a series published by the National Council of La Raza, entitled Profiles on Latinos and Banking. The series analyzes the data from the previously published report entitled Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities.