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How Immigration Laws Impact Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

The Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) was passed. In 2000, Congress expanded VAWA’s and created two new kinds of visas for people who are neither immigrants nor citizens, and are victims of certain crimes of violence.

Immigration Remedies for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Immigrant survivors of domestic violence often face many barriers when trying to leave an abusive situation.

International Parental Child Abduction

The Office of Children's Issues at the State Department assists in cases of international parental child abduction and is prepared to help pursue recovery of an abducted child.

Questions and Answers About Domestic Abuse and Protective Orders

These common questions and answers about domestic abuse and protective orders provide a summary of Iowa law.

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