Tag Archives: immigrant survivors

In response to the growing need for advocates to have access to accurate information about immigration for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network has compiled a library of resources and materials aimed at directing organizers, activists, attorneys, community leaders, immigrant victims and survivors and their families to […]

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Written by: Jorge Vidal, Project Coordinator, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network When I was asked to write this blog, I wasn’t expecting we’d be entering yet another wave of xenophobic incidents as intense as we experienced after Sept 11, 2001. Human rights violations based on gender, sexual orientation, religious identity, ethnicity, and immigration status […]

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**Trigger Warning** This article contains a survivor’s story that describes acts of physical violence. Recent studies show that “fear of deportation” is the number one reason Latinas who are victims of domestic violence do not report the abuse to the police.[1]  A study conducted in 2015 by the National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and […]

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