Provision of language access to police assistance at crime scenes results in improved accuracy of police reports, better crime scene investigations and more successful prosecutions. This training will discuss how providing qualified interpreters at crime scenes and U visa certification play crucial roles in improving community, victim and law enforcement officer safety.

Join us for two days of plenary sessions and interactive workshops exploring a holistic approach to working with immigrant survivors in a trauma informed manner. Participants will learn and share creative strategies while focusing on a wide range of advocacy options in areas of family law, immigration relief, language access and public benefits. To view the draft agenda, go to www.niwap.org/go/nola2015/

Join us for a free training co-sponsored by Lafourche Parish Sheriffs and District Attorneys Association on the use of the U visa and crime scene language access best practices to improve law enforcement’s and prosecutors’ work with immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Location: Warren J. […]

To register, please visit www.niwap.org/go/gbasylum Advocates’ Introduction to Gender-Based Asylum for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Presented by the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP)  in Partnership with Tahirih Justice Center, American Gateways and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) Date:                          Friday, May 6, 2016 Time:                         2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Cost:                           […]

The U Visa was created as a crime fighting tool that removes the fear of deportation and encourages immigrant crime victims to report crime victimization to police and participate in criminal investigations and prosecutions. Provision of language access to police assistance at crime scenes results in improved accuracy of police reports, better crime scene investigations and more successful […]

ivat-risk-assessment-and-trauma-imm-victims-8-29-16 ivat-2016-family-law-presentation-8-30-16 21st International Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma, San Diego, August 26-31, 2016

Join us for a free training co-sponsored by Canyon County Sheriff’s Office and The Nampa Police Department on the use of the U visa and crime scene language access best practices to improve law enforcement’s and prosecutors’ work with immigrant and Limited English Proficient victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. This training […]