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Serving Migrant Communities


Documents and Materials

Building the Rhythm of Change: Developing Leadership and Improving Services Within the Battered Rural Immigrant Women’s Community
Describes how to organize leadership among immigrant women and focuses on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women and improving their access to services.

Guidebook for Immigrant Victims
Provides basic information and a comprehensive referral list for documented and undocumented immigrants who are victims of crime.

Immigrant Populations as Victims: Toward a Multicultural Criminal Justice System
Summarizes findings from a study about the criminal justice system's approach to immigrant victims of crime and barriers that prohibit immigrants from reporting crimes.


Lideres Campesinas
Allows farmworker women—who have been the leaders of many grassroots and mobilizing efforts to improve the lives of farmworker communities—to coordinate their work statewide and give them a more unified voice.

Migrant Clinicians Network
Addresses the unique health care needs and barriers faced by migrant workers through leadership, innovation, collaboration, and support for health care providers.

National Center for Farmworker Health
Improves the health status of farmworker families by providing information, services, and products to a network of more than 500 migrant health center service sites in the United States and to other organizations and individuals serving the farmworker population.

National Immigration Law Center
Protects and promotes the rights of low-income immigrants and their family members. In the past 20 years, it has earned a national reputation as a leading expert on immigration, public benefits, and employment laws affecting immigrants and refugees.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Enforces the federal prohibition against national origin discrimination, sex discrimination, and sexual harassment.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Combines law enforcement arms of the former Immigration and Naturalization Service and the former U.S. Customs Service to more effectively enforce the country's immigration and customs laws.

Web Sites

Legal Momentum—Immigrant Women Program
Provides articles, booklets, checklists, shelter information, Violence Against Women Act regulations, and information for legal and health care responses for immigration issues.