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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
09/21/2011
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I would like to see the ability to apply for a temporary work andor student visa when someone is going thru the VAWA self petition process and has received their prima facie letter. So they can work while...
Carla Fisher
09/21/2011
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We have developed a transnational response for undocumented victims of crime, particularly IPV crime.
R. Garcia
09/21/2011
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NY's Office for Victim Services requires compensation claim applicants to provide a name, address and photo ID. This is currently preventing undocumented victims from receiving other than counseling servic...
Diane Olmstead
09/21/2011
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What is the best way to reach out to this victim population to let them know about our services?
Anon.
09/21/2011
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Patricia Ice
09/21/2011
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What feedback can you give if an undocumented immigrant is a victim of domestic violence but is wanted by ICE for deportation. What assistance, if any can be provided to her?
Melissa Maldona
09/21/2011
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What advice can you offer for undocumented domestic violence victims who are awaiting U Visa approval and whose abuser has been deported, leaving them in financial crisis?
Emmie Caplan
09/21/2011
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How often do individuals in an abusive relationship seek help? What is the best way to approach someone you know is a victim to encourage them to seek help? How prevalent is domestic/family violence ...
Anjana S
09/21/2011
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Anjana S
10/06/2011
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Anjana S
10/06/2011
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Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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Is there a time limit that is given to these undocumented victims to submit required documents?
Melissa Maldona
09/21/2011
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How much does a lack of documentation affect an immigrant's U-visa application? Does it matter if they had previous legal documentation that lapsed versus if they came to the country without any documenta...
Tricia Crowder
09/21/2011
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Patricia Ice
09/21/2011
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What kind of benefits are available for U-nonimmigrant (u-visa)? Are they considered PROCOL? Thank you.
Brenda Gorski
09/21/2011
arrow icon A Recipient of U nonimmigrant status may remain in the Unite...
Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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How long does a victim who is undocumented have to wait before he/she is provided assitance?
Melissa Maldona
09/21/2011
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Patricia Ice
09/21/2011
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How do you overcome the barriers of language for raid preparation trainings? It seems like most materials and workshops for immigrants are only in English or in Spanish.
De
09/21/2011
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Patricia Ice
09/21/2011
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Undocumented immigrants are utilizing NON-licensed foreign doctors, who are performing medical procedures in unsafety facilities.This is a very dangerus practice for them, What are your comments about tha...
Carmen Cruz
09/21/2011
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Are either of the host moderators aware of proposed alterations to the current provision allowing services for undocumented victims? Do you know of proposed changes in service offerings at either Fed/DOJ,...
KcVoc
09/21/2011
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are there any trainings offered in california in regards to this process?
ANNA ISAIS
09/21/2011
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Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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I am interested in learning more about public housing programs that may be able to provide assistance to undocumented. Would this type of assistance then affect their application for a T-Visa or residency...
Maria Pinales
09/21/2011
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Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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Vicki de M
10/06/2011
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While a person is in the US, after applying for a visa and waiting on approval, are there resources she can access for financial assistance in the meantime? (money, food, housing, etc.)
Melissa
09/21/2011
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Carla Fisher
10/06/2011
arrow icon In most cases, someone who is applying for a visa will not b...
Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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In New York,we do not ask the status of crime victims so undocumented victims are eligible for medical benefits for causally related injuries. The problem is when the victim has a medical issue not related...
AnnMarie Calabr
09/21/2011
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Vicki de M
10/06/2011
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Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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How can rights and available services be presented to this population when they run the risk of losing their employment any time there is a risk of contact by law enforcement? Employers use the threat of f...
Mary
09/21/2011
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Vicki de M
10/06/2011
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Patricia Ice
09/21/2011
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Please discuss the ramifications of new state anti-immigrant laws on the victim advocate.
Vicki
09/21/2011
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Vicki de M
10/06/2011
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Rupaleem
09/21/2011
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Rupaleem Bhuyan and L. Patricia Ice to the OVC Web Forum. They are available to answer your questions on victim as...
OVCRC
09/21/2011
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