IWP advocates for immigration reforms that addresses immigrant women's unique concerns. Learn more about Legal Momentum's litigation related to immigrant women's rights in our Legal Cases Database.
Congressional Testimony: Emerging Issues in Ending Violence Against Immigrant Women - Immigrant Women Program Director Leslye Orloff's testimony regarding the Violence Against Women Act's immigration provisions at an ad hoc Congressional Hearing. (PDF) February 2011
The DREAM Act for Immigrant Women: Fact Sheet - This fact sheet details how the DREAM Act would significantly improve the lives of immigrant women and girls in the United States by providing access to higher education and citizenship. August 2010
Arizona Ruling a Win for Immigrant Women - Citing the devastating impact on victims of violence, Judge Susan R. Bolton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona issued an order that blocks the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration enforcement law (SB 1070) from going into effect. July 2010
Legal Momentum Joins the Court Battle to Overturn Arizona's Immigration Law - Legal Momentum's Immigrant Women Program, in conjunction with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, filed an amicus curiae brief in support of a lawsuit filed in Arizona federal court to block implementation of Arizona's notorious immigration law, Senate Bill 1070 (S.B. 1070). June 2010
Immigration Law and Policy: A Woman's Struggle - In the debates over Comprehensive Immigration Reform, immigrant women often remain invisible and forgotten. This report outlines the many ways in which women’s voices must be drawn into the immigration debate. (PDF) June 2010
Senate Legislation Protects Immigrant Women and their Children and Reduces the Risk of Family Separation - Legal Momentum applauds the introduction of the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) for Separated Children Act, introduced by Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) and Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI). HELP for Separated Children ensures that the parental rights of immigrant women are protected and the risk of family separation is reduced during immigrant enforcement. (PDF) June 2010