Approximately 4.1 million undocumented immigrant women live in the U.S. Immigrant women arrive in the U.S. as willing workforce participants seeking opportunities to provide for themselves and their families and capable of making critical contributions to American society. Legal Momentum believes that enhanced access to legal immigration status will greatly improve the lives of immigrant women and their families, while benefiting our communities.
For the full position paper...Immigrant Women in A Broken Immigration System: An Agenda for Change
"Risk Assessment and Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse: The Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence"
This article is by Lynn Hecht Schafran for Judicature Magazine. Risk assessment is of critical concern to judges in every kind of domestic violence case. Recent research documents the importance of a largely ignored sign of risk and potential lethality in these cases: intimate partner sexual abuse. More »